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Subject:  Suspicious activity in your account
From:  "PayPal Secure Departament" <>
Date:  Wed, 27 Sep 2006 06:03:23 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Suspicious activity in your account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 27 Sep 2006 06:03:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "PayPal Secure Departament" <>, 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.

To do so please follow the link below.

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.

PayPal Fraud Investigation Department

PayPal Email ID PP562