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Old 07-13-2006, 07:08 AM
Alastair Alastair is offline
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I know a lot of you use Paypal to donate here - - -I just had an e mail(now obviously a scam) and it said my account would be cancelled if I didn`t log in and activate it.

Clicked on the email which contained a Trojan Virus(now fixed). I thought I would just post this as a warning for us all. Incidently the UK Paypal is having maintainance work on it at present
ADR Munich 26th July 2002 L5/S1. Aged 82 now
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Old 07-13-2006, 09:32 PM
luvmysibe luvmysibe is offline
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Good tip. I never open messages from PayPal unless the title is related to a recent transaction. If I have a question about my account, I always log onto the site directly.
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Old 07-14-2006, 09:19 AM
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Harrison Harrison is offline
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Well, all of this scary stuff may explain the lack of donations! For you "brave" souls that care to donate to ADRSupport by Paypal, please see:

If you want to send me a case of unmarked bills, or a check, I can email you my snailmail address.

"Harrison" - info (at)
Fell on my ***winter 2003, Canceled fusion April 6 2004
Reborn June 25th, 2004, L5-S1 ADR Charite in Boston
Founder & moderator of ADRSupport - 2004
Founder Arthroplasty Patient Foundation a 501(c)(3) - 2006
Creator & producer, Why Am I Still Sick? - 2012
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:06 AM
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If you get one of these "paypal" emails and want to make sure it is legit before "clicking" on the link, send it to:

That is Paypal's Security Team, they respond pretty quickly to tell you if it is them or not, in 99.9% of the cases it isnt paypal emailing you.....
Greensboro, NC
Lost all ADR Appeals w/ UHC PLIF Fusion L5-S1 on 5/17/05.
Pars Defect L3-L4
DDD L3-L4 L4-L5
3 LVL Fusion Scheduled 4/08
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Old 07-19-2006, 05:01 AM
smc smc is offline
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I have a PayPal account which I use for Ebay. I use a separate e-mail address for Ebay and PayPal so if I get any e-mails to my other e-mail accounts I know they are fake.

I very very rarely have had spoof ones to the e-mail account I actually use with Ebay and Paypal.
Sufferer of lower back pain since 1994.
Neck problem since 2004.
Also suffer from ME (CFS) and Chondromalacia Patellae
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