This Email with the Subject "Protecting the security of your PayPal account is our primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 12 Nov 2006 11:09:00 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam Email. The sender shows as "PayPal" <email@example.com>, although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in this email, or follow any URLs as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.
Protect Your Account
Make sure you never
provide your password to fraudulent
To safely and securely access the PayPal website or your account, open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the PayPal URL to be sure you are on the real PayPal website.https://www.paypalcom/us/cgi-bin/webscr? cmd=_login-run/) to be sure you are on the real PayPal site.
PayPal will never ask you to enter your password in an email.
Protect Your Password You should never give your PayPal password to anyone, including PayPal employees.
We are currently performing regular maintenance of security measures. Your account has been randomly taken through a series of identity verification pages.
Protecting the security of your PayPal account is our
primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this
Security Tips: For your security, PayPal will never ask you to enter your full bank account, credit or debit card number without providing you at least the LAST TWO DIGITS of know the number. These digits let you know the we already know the full number and are asking you for the rest of it.
Beware of any website or e-mail asking for these numbers of "verification" that does not PROVE that it knows the number by providing at least the last two digits.
Please click the link below and fill the correct information for the following category to verify your identity.
Ignoring our request, for an extended period of time, may result an account limitation or may result in eventual account closure.
Please understand that this is a security measure meant to
help protect you and the safety of your account.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
You can also confirm your identity by logging into
your PayPal account at https://www.paypal.com/us/.
PayPal Account Rewiew Departament.
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