Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Regularly scheduled account maintenance.


This email with the subject "Regularly scheduled account maintenance." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 13 Jan 2010 13:57:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear PayPal customer,

During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and 
verification procedure we have detected a slight error in your 
billing information.
This might be due to the following reasons:
        1.A recent change in your personal information (ie. change of 
address, email address)
        2.An inability to accurately verify your selected option of 
payment due to an internal error within our systems.

Please verify your information. To do this we have attached a 
form to this email. Please download the form and follow the 
instructions on your screen. 
NOTE: The form needs to be opened in a modern browser which has 
javascript enabled (ex: Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3, Safari 3, 
Opera 9)

We are requesting this information to verify and protect your 
identity. This is in order to prevent the illegal activity of 
PayPal accounts.

Please do not reply to this email.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have 
caused.Sincerely, PayPal security team.

PayPal Email ID PP836

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