A Scam Email with the Subject "Update your eBay account information within 48 hours to avoid suspension." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 31 Dec 2006 23:13:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam. The sender was "eBay" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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Security Service Notification
Dear eBay member,
For the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us. We may also take these actions if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us.
We regret to inform you that your eBay account could be suspended if you don't re-update your account information. To resolve this problems please use the link below and re-enter your account information. If your problems could not be resolved your account will be suspended for a period of 24 hours, after this period your account will be terminated.
Due to the suspension of this account, please be advised you are prohibited from using eBay in any way. This includes the registering of a new account. Please note that this suspension does not relieve you of your agreed-upon obligation to pay any fees you may owe to eBay.
To update your record please click here:
Attention name: Unauthorized Account Access Attention number: 7967365480 End date: 31-Dec-06 19:32:34 EST
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