Subject: Service PayPal - Update Your Account Information.
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 11:40:08 -0700
A Scam Email with the Subject
"Service PayPal - Update Your Account Information."
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Sun, 13 Apr 2008 11:40:08 -0700 and has been classified as a
Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
assistancepaypalpaypal.comloginlog inaccountcustomerservicecustomsecuremailusersincerely will securitydearhttps://www.paypal.com/uk...for assistance
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Sun, 13 Apr 2008 11:40:08 -0700
Service PayPal - Update Your Account Information.
Fri, 11 Apr 2008 06:20:44 +0200
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
We need to inform you that during our security review we are asking every user to become ID Verified, this security
measure will protect our customers from account thefts and any other fraudulent activities. To secure your PayPal
account please visit the link below:
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your assistance in helping
us maintain the integrity of the entire PayPal community.
For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the "Help" link in the
header of any page.
PayPal Accounts Review Department
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PayPal Email ID: 3040-320
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