The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Phishing, ID Theft

Subject:  PayPal account temporary suspended. Please do not ignore this message.
From:  "PayPal.com" <abuse@paypal.com>
Date:  Sat, 03 Jun 2006 11:10:13 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "PayPal account temporary suspended. Please do not ignore this message." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 03 Jun 2006 11:10:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was "PayPal.com" <abuse@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Information Regarding Your account:
Dear PayPal Member!

Click here to activate your account

Attention! Your PayPal account has been violated!

Someone with ip address 200.34.211.83 tried to access your personal account!


As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:

Unusual account activity has made it necessary to limit account access until additional verification information can be collected. Case ID: Number: 1099-81971-4441-9833-3990

For your protection, we have limited access to your account until additional security measures can be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please click the link below and enter your account information to confirm that you are not currently away. You have 3 days to confirm account information or your account will be locked.

Click here to activate your account

You can also confirm your email address by logging into your PayPal account at
http://www.paypal.com/
Click on the "Confirm email" link in the Activate Account box and then enter this confirmation number: 1099-81971-4441-9833-3990

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance,
PayPal Email ID PP391
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