This Email with the Subject "TKO NOTICE: Compromised Accounts - eBay Registration Suspension" was
received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 11 Sep 2006 20:28:53 -0700 and has been classified as a
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----- Forwarded Message ---- From: eBay
<email@example.com> To: eBay Member Sent: Thursday, August 24,
2006 2:37:12 PM Subject: TKO NOTICE: Compromised Accounts - eBay
this message to eBay member.
Your registered email is included to show this message originated from
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TKO NOTICE: Compromised Accounts
- eBay Registration Suspension
In an effort to protect your eBay account security, we have
suspended your account until such time that it can be safely restored to
you. We have taken this action because your password may have been
compromised. Sometimes this happens when members respond to an email
asking for personal information. Although those emails appear to come
from eBay, they are really sent by people attempting to gain access to
your account. Although we cannot disclose our investigative procedures
that led to this conclusion, please know that we took this action in
order to maintain the safety of your account.
Please change the password that you use on the EMAIL account that
you have registered to your eBay account. Make sure that it is also
different from the password that you use on your eBay account. By doing
this we can ensure that you are the only one that can access any further
communication we may have with you.
Once you have taken steps to secure your email, please fill the
following form for restoring access to your account. You can reach the
Restore Form by viewing the page below:
Programs that block pop-up windows may prevent you from accessing
Restore Form. If this is the case, you may be able to temporarily
disable the program or configure the program to allow pop-ups on the
eBay site in order to use Restore Form. Additionally, Restore Form may
not work with some web browsers. If you continue to experience
difficulties, you may be able to use Live Help by updating your browser
to the most recent version or by using a different program to access the
If you are unable to contact eBay through Restore Form after taking
these steps, respond directly to this message to request assistance. We
will contact you by email after we have received your response.
Please be aware that there may be a delay in responses sent by email. In
order to handle your concern as quickly and efficiently as possible, we
encourage you to contact us through Restore Form if you are able to do
Learn how you can protect yourself from spoof (fake) emails at:
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