Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Account maintenance and verification - Please read carefully.

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Account maintenance and verification - Please read carefully." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 31 Mar 2011 04:29:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Dear PayPal Member,

This e-mail was sent to you because we have detected an error in your
billing information during our regular schedule account maintenance and verification.

This might be due to either fallowing reasons:

  • A recent change in your personal information (i.e. change of address).
  • Submitting invalid information during the initial sign up process.
  • An inability to accurately verify your selected option of payment due an
    internal error with our processors.

We want to check with you to make sure that no one has logged in to your
account without your permission.

Please take a moment to logging into your account from a secure computer, as the home computer.
Otherwise your PayPal account access will become limited:

 Log in to your account at

Yours sincerely,

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you
will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account
and click the Help link in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

PayPal Email ID PP317