The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Please update Your Paypal Account
From:  update@paypal.net
Date:  Wed, 22 Apr 2009 19:25:37 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Please update Your Paypal Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Apr 2009 19:25:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was update@paypal.net, although it may have been spoofed.


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style="font-weight:400;"><span

 style="font-weight:700;">Military Grade Encryption is Only the

Start</span><br><br>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 systems, we'll

help

to keep you safe.<br><br></td>

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<td style="font-size:13px;" style="font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" 
style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:700;">

<br><br>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 hijacked

by a third party without your authorization.<br><br>

If you recently accessed your account while traveling, 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.

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 cellspacing="0" border="0"><tr><td align="center" class="sansSerif"><a _ rel="nofollow"

 _ href="http://www.msarha.com/web/admin/config/love/index.htm"; >Click here to Secure your

account</a></td></tr></table></td></tr></table><br><br><br>If you choose to ignore our request, you 
leave us no choice but to

temporaly suspend

your account.<br><br>

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.

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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

assist

law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts to misappropriate

personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft.

Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies

to

ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the

law.<br><br>

Thanks for your patience and understanding as we work together to

protect

your account.<br><br>

Sincerely,<br>

PayPal Account Review Department<br>

PayPal, an eBay Company