Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Fwd: Security Measure

From: (Missy)

This email with the subject "Fwd: Security Measure" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Jun 2008 23:03:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was (Missy), although it may have been spoofed.


Information Regarding Your account
Security Measures

Attention! Your PayPal account has been limited!

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account. We requested information from you for the following reason:

Our system detected unusual activities on your PayPal account.

Reference Number: PP-259-187-991

This is the Last reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible. Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access.

We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.

Click here to activate your account

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

PayPal Account Review Department

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You should never give your PayPal password to anyone.

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