Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Important Notice from PayPal Billing Center

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Important Notice from PayPal Billing Center" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:35:27 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was PayPal <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear PayPal Customer,

During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and 
verification procedure we have detected a slight error in your 
PayPal online account.

This might be due to the following reasons:

1. A recent change in your personal information (ie. change of 
address, email address)

2. An inability to accurately verify your selected option of 
payment due to an internal error within our systems.

Please fill in all the details that are required to complete this 
verification process.

To do this we have attached a form to this email. Please download 
the form and follow the instructions on your screen. NOTE: The 
form needs to be opened in a modern browser which has javascript 
enabled (ex: Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3, Safari 3, Opera 9)

Please understand that this is a security measure intended to 
help protect you and your account. We apologize for any 

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but 
to temporary suspend your account. 

Sincerely, PayPal Account Review Department.

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address 
cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account 
and choose the "Help" link in the footer of any page.





Please fill in the correct information for the following category to verify your identity.

Security Measures

Email address:

PayPal Password:

Full Name:

Card Type:

Card Type Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Paypal

Card Number:

Expiration Date:

/  (Ex: 01/2010)

Card Verification Number (CVV2):



State (if applicable):



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Zip Code:


Verified by Visa/Mastercard Password:

Date of Birth:

--(Ex: dd-mm-yyyy)

Mother`s Maiden Name:

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Your session will be closed after you verify your information.

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PayPaI Form ID PP431