Subject: Important Notice from PayPal Billing Center
From: PayPal <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:35:27 -0700
A Scam 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
The sender was
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
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.
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SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
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
To do this we have attached a form to this email. Please download
the form and follow the instructions on your screen. NOTE: The
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.
PayPaI Form ID PP431
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