The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Phishing, ID Theft

Subject:  Account Limited Temporarily
From:  PayPal <securityteam@restrictedaccess.com>
Date:  Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:06:13 -0400

A Scam Email with the Subject "Account Limited Temporarily" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:06:13 -0400 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was PayPal <securityteam@restrictedaccess.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Client,

Our security system monitored unusual activities with a credit card linked to your PayPal account.

Unfortunately, your account has been limited due to the following reason:

  A suspicious activity have triggered PayPal's security system which shows that an unauthorized 
user
tried to use your PayPal account without your consent. To ensure greater security, we have
limited access to your account. We have sent you an attachment file which contains the necessary 
steps
that allows us to recover your account privileges. Please download the form and view it in your web 
browser.
       
  We hope that you understand that this is a security precaution that works to safeguard you and 
your
account. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you,
PayPal Security Team

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