Be aware and don't fall for this. I have seen many scams but this one is worth sharing.
Here are the emails starting with the first one:
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Dear ***** ,
This email confirms that you have received an Instant payment of $ 5,000 .00.00 USD from David Hatstrup(email@example.com) via PayPal MERCHANDISE Payment Service.
NOTE: This is to confirm to you that the said amount has been successfully transferred by David Hatstrup and has been deducted from his PayPal account,which is ready to be credited into your account,been that this Payment has been subjected to be a Payment for an MERCHANDISE purchased from you we reserve the right to make sure this transaction is safe and secured also to verify the legitimacy level on this transaction because of the high sum of funds involved.
The above sum has included the transport charges and taxes as we and the Transport Company quoted for the buyer (as per PayPal MERCHANDISE PAYMENT POLICY ). You will receive a Message from the PayPal Customer Verification Department Shortly informing you on how to send the shipping charges and taxes to the transport company with the above details as soon as possible.
You may contact the PayPal Customer Verification Department and Quote the Above Transaction ID for quick recognition of this transaction at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PayPal Email ID PP307
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