A Scam Email with the Subject "Your PayPal account could be suspended" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Sep 2005 16:43:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was "PayPal Inc." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued PayPal member:
It has come to out attention that your
PayPal account informations needs to
be updated as . part of .our continuing. commitment to protect .your account
and to reduce the instance of .fraud on our website. If you .could please take
5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records
you will not run into any futur problems with the online services.
However, failure to update your records will result
in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before September 27, 2005.
Once you have updated.
your account records, your PayPal session will not
be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To update your PayPal records click
on the following link:
Thank you for using Paypal !
The PayPal Update Team.
Accounts Management As outlined in our User
Agreement, PayPal will
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.