Everything is subject to increasingly frequent updates because the scammers, fraudsters and general mischief makers are increasingly more active. As for the question `am I just a suspicious old bugger?'...no comment!
`Currys PC World customers scammed via eBay' LINK
`Fraudsters have stolen thousands of pounds from Currys PC World customers after hijacking the retailer's eBay account. Criminals were able to change payment details on a number of eBay listings, including for the iPhone 11. This enabled them to siphon money from unwitting customers who paid for goods via a PayPal account....'
Note this, lower down in the article: `Cyber security expert Graham Cluley said the scam - known as a homograph attack - exploits the close similarity between two different characters or letters. He said: "For instance, a lower case "l" for lima looks very much like an upper case "I" for India in many fonts. "For years, scammers have been duping unsuspecting internet users into clicking on dangerous links by using this simple technique and, by the sound of things, are fooling users into paying the wrong PayPal accounts too."