Scam Emails Archive : Auction/Escrow



This email with the subject "YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 21 Jun 2008 07:37:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam.

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

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At Paypal, we want to increase your security and comfort level with every transaction. From our buyer and seller protection policies to our verification and reputation system, we'll help to keep you safe.

We have recently noticed one or more attempts to log into your Paypal account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your account may have been hacked by a third party without your authorization.

If you recently accessed your account while travelling, the unusual login in attempts may have been initiated by you. However, if you are the rightful holder of the account, click on the link below to log into your account within the above mentioned period.

Click here to update your account

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

We ask that you allow at least 72 hours for the case to be investigated and we strongly recommend to verify your account in that time.

If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of Paypal policy to represent oneself as another Paypal user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. PayPal is committed to the law enforcement help with inquires related to attempts to deflect personal information with intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided upon request agencies Implementing legislation to ensure that offenders are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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