A Scam Email with the Subject "Update your PayPal account." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 12 Jul 2008 02:20:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued PayPalÂ member:
Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the paypal
account we have issued this warning message.
It has come to our attention that your PayPalÂ account information needs to be
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
any future problems with the online service.
However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before July 16, 2008.
Once you have updated your account records your paypal account
service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To update your PayPalÂ records click on the following link:
PayPalÂ UPDATE TEAM
Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPalÂ will
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.