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Subject:  Your account has been temporarily limited.
From:  PayPal Servce <>
Date:  Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:38:49 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Your account has been temporarily limited." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:38:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal Servce <>, although it may have been spoofed.

PayPal account information :


We recently have determined that different computers have logged into your account, and
multiple password failures were present before the login.
Therefore your account has been limited.

To get back into your PayPal account, you'll need to update your account information.

It's easy:

  1. Download the form attached and open it at a secure browser window.
  2. Once opened, you will be provided with steps to restore your access, and then follow the instructions.

Update account information it is important because it helps us prevent fraudsters from stealing your information.

Yours sincerely,

<<attachment: PayPaI_Access_Limited.html>>

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PayPal Email ID PP959