Phishing: Fake emails or chats requesting wire transfer

We are aware of phishing attempts via fake emails and live chats, which request the receiver to transfer an amount to an Italian bank account. The communications appear to be coming from an eBay seller and are requesting a payment through "Adyen Escrow". These emails or online requests are a form of phishing; the sender is requesting to wire funds to a bank account that is not related to Adyen.

The subject of the phishing email is: "Your Adyen purchase request is ready."

The email or communication mentions the following:

eBay seller has requested the payment through Adyen Escrow and we offered to cover all the risks for you and the seller.

It is our responsibility to inform Buyers about our Sellers. You are dealing with a verified Adyen seller, protected by our Adyen services such as insurance and dispute resolution, and you may buy and sell with confidence in all eBay transactions with this seller.

Neither the email address mentioned in the phishing email (adyen@padpayee.co.uk, adyen@e­commerce­padpayee.com, or similar variants) nor the mentioned Italian bank account's IBAN number (IT45O0760101400001042352987 or IT50Q0760101400001042507465) relate to Adyen's services.

In case you receive other phishing attempts, please forward the details to support@adyen.com.  

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