This Email with the Subject "Paypal Maintenance team" was
received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Jan 2012 14:42:20 -0800 and has been classified as a
Generic Scam Email. The sender shows as Paypal <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in
this email, or follow any URLs as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.
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supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 14:42:20 -0800
Paypal Maintenance team
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:42:14 +0100 (CET)
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Information Regarding Your account:
Dear PayPal Member:
has been limited!
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:
Our system detected unusual charges
to a credit card linked to your
This is the Last reminder to log in to PayPal as soon
as possible. Once
you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your
Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to
restore your account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to
here to activate your account
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 apologise for any inconvenience..
To safely and securely access the PayPal website or your
account, open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape)
and type in the PayPal login page (http://paypal.com/) to be sure you are
on the real PayPal site.
For more information on protecting
yourself from fraud, please review our Security Tips at
Protect Your Password
You should never give your PayPal password to