A Scam Email with the Subject "[Ticket ##204496300##] - Your PayPal account has been limited" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:55:35 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was PayPal <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Following an audit of your account, we must advise that your account has been limited. 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.
- Why is my account access limited?
- Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):
We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party. Because protecting the security of your account is our primary concern, we have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.
- Please follow the link bellow and restore your account access
Please accept our apologies for any possible inconvenience,however PayPal must adhere to strict security standards which are there to protect your account privacy. Please be aware that your account will remain limited until you comply with this request.
We thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.
PayPal Account Review Department