The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Notification of Limited Account Access RXI091
From:  PayPal <security@onlineupdate.com>
Date:  Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:55:08 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Notification of Limited Account Access RXI091" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:55:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal <security@onlineupdate.com>, although it may have been spoofed.



PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our
system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide
you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account
features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we
apologize for the inconvenience.
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Why is my account access limited?


Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

  • February 23, 2012: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third
    party. We have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features in case your account has
    been accessed by an unauthorized third party. We understand that having limited access
    can be an inconvenience, but protecting your account is our primary concern.


    (Your case ID for this reason is PP-738-724-182.)
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    How can I restore my account access?

    Please visit the Resolution Center and complete the "Steps to Remove Limitations."


    Completing all of the checklist items will automatically restore your account access.
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