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Subject:  Security Verification Required: Profile UPDATE
From:  "PayPal Security Department" <>
Date:  Sat, 13 May 2006 14:40:50 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Security Verification Required: Profile UPDATE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 May 2006 14:40:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "PayPal Security Department" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Account Update Request

Dear PayPal. member:,

You are receiving this notification because PayPal is required by law to notify you, that you urgently need to update your online account statement, due to high risks of fraud intentions.

The updating of your PayPal account can be done at any time by clicking on the link shown below


Once you log in,update your account information.
After updating your account click on the History sub tab of your Account Overview page to see your most recent statement.

If you need help with your password, click the Help link which is at the upper right hand side of the PayPal website. To report errors in your statement or make inquiries, click the Contact Us link in the footer on any page of the PayPal website, call our Customer Service center at (402) 938-3630, or write us at:

PayPal, Inc.
P.O. Box 45950
Omaha, NE 68145