Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: eBay! Sign-in Alert - Avoid Fraud IP-731

From: eBay <>

This email with the subject "eBay! Sign-in Alert - Avoid Fraud IP-731" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Sep 2013 01:27:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Security Center Advisory!
Dear Customer, 

This is a courtesy notice to let you know that your eBay account has been limited. Why is my account access limited?

eBay may limit accounts for a variety of reasons to prevent unauthorised use and verify the identity of users. You can remove your limitation by following the steps below.
Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

March 25, 2013: 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 eBay account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.

If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in attempts may have been initiated by you. Therefore, if you are the rightful account holder, click on the link below to log into your account and follow the instructions.If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to suspend your account. If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of eBay`s policy to represent oneself as another eBay user. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.

 Go to My eBay and confirm your account with us. We can then resolve the issue for you.


Marketplace safety tip Marketplace safety tip
  • Keep your eBay account secure. Don't reply to any email that asks for your personal information and never click on links these messages contain. Find out more about protecting your account.

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