Scam Emails Archive : Auction/Escrow

Subject: You have 1 New Special Notice!

From: Paypal<>

This email with the subject "You have 1 New Special Notice!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 Nov 2009 09:21:12 -0800 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam.

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

Dear Paypal user,

As 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:

We recently received a report of unauthorized credit card use 
associated with this account. As a precaution, we have limited 
access to your ebay account in order to protect against future 
unauthorized transactions.

This is a reminder to restore your account as soon as possible.

Please click this link:

We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account 

In accordance with Paypal's User Agreement, your account access 
will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. 
Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an 
extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or 
eventual account closure. We encourage you to restore your eBay 
account as soon as possible to help avoid this.

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 apologize for any inconvenience.

Paypal Resolution Center