The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic

Subject:  Limited Account Notification
From:  PayPal.com <service@paypal.com>
Date:  Sun, 01 Oct 2006 02:21:35 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Limited Account Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 01 Oct 2006 02:21:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal.com <service@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear PayPal Member,

Our comprehensive fraud-prevention program is one of the key reasons PayPal is a safe
way to pay online. We believe that innovation and careful analysis is the way to beat
fraud. That's why PayPal has developed industry-leading models to review every
transaction, and help detect suspicious activity.

Our Fraud Investigation Team recently detected suspicious activity in your account.
In order to continue to operate the PayPal service and to reduce the risk of fraud,
PayPal Corp. ("PayPal" or "we") must ask you to provide us information about yourself
and your credit card and/or bank account.


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To do so please follow the link below.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run
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Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a
security measure meant to help you and protect your account. We apologize for any
inconvenience.


Sincerely,
PayPal Fraud Investigation Department

PayPal Email ID PP562