A Scam 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
The sender was
firstname.lastname@example.org <SERVICE PAYPAL>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
foreignpaypal.compaypallog inloginip addresssuspendthird partyverificationebayendednationalsafeaccounttransactionserviceaccessverifysentbuyselluser will securityebay com
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.
Sat, 21 Jun 2008 07:37:00 -0700
YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED!
email@example.com <SERVICE PAYPAL>
Sat, 21 Jun 2008 10:30:10 -0400
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SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
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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.
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