Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Fw: Account Notification Action Required - Reference Number: PP-259-187-991

From: Anne Zecca <>

This email with the subject "Fw: Account Notification Action Required - Reference Number: PP-259-187-991" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:28:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

--- On Wed, 8/20/08, PayPal <> wrote:

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From: PayPal Subject: Account Notification Action Required - Reference Number: PP-259-187-991 To: Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2008, 1:12 PM #yiv2049307467 #obmessage .dummy {} #yiv2049307467 #z BODY, #yiv2049307467 #z TD {font-family:verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;color:#000000;} Information Regarding Your Account: Dear : Attention! Your PayPal Account Could Be Suspended! As a 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 charges to a credit card linked to your PayPal account. Reference Number: PP-259-187-991 This is the Last reminder to log in to your PayPal account as soon as possible. Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to Verify Your Credit Card & Billing Information. Important Notice : Failure To Confirm Your Full Credit Card & Billing Information Within 72 Hour's Will Result Your Account Suspension. Click Here To Verify Your Account Information We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account. We apologise for any inconvenience.. Sincerely, PayPal Account Review Department Copyright ? 1999-2008 PayPal. All rights reserved. PayPal (Europe) Ltd. is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom as an electronic money institution. PayPal FSA Register Number: 226056. PayPal Email ID PP059 Protect Your Account Info Make sure you never provide your password to fraudulent websites. To safely and securely access the PayPal website or your account, open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the PayPal login page ( to be sure you are on the real PayPal site. For more information on protecting yourself from fraud, please review our Security Tips at Protect Your Password You should never give your PayPal password to anyone.