Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Your account access has been limited

From: <limited@paypal.com>


This email with the subject "Your account access has been limited" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 07 Aug 2006 19:27:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was <limited@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Why is my account access limited?

Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

  • August, 2006: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party. Because protecting the security of your account is our primary concern, we have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.

  • To remove the limitation for your sensitive account features we need more information to help us provide you with secure service by clicking the link below:

    https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_limitation_remove

    (Your case ID for this reason is PP-137-143-712.)

    Thank you for using PayPal!
    The PayPal Team

    Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and click the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

    PayPal Email ID PP233