Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Notification from Billing Department

From: "PayPal"<>

This email with the subject "Notification from Billing Department" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 11 Apr 2006 13:02:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

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                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">Dear valued <strong>PayPal<sup></sup></strong>
                                        member</font>: <br>
                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">Identity protection
                                        matters. And <strong>PayPal<sup></sup></strong> works day
                                        and night to help keep your identity safe. That's why it has
                                        come to our attention that your <strong>PayPal<sup></sup></strong>
                                        account information 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 take 5-10
                                        minutes out of your online experience and update your
                                        personal records you will not run into any future problems
                                        with the online service.<br>
                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">However, failure to update
                                        your records will result in account suspension.<br>
                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">Once you have updated your
                                        account records, your <strong>PayPal<sup></sup></strong>
                                        session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.</font></p>
                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">To login to your <strong>
                                        PayPal<sup></sup></strong> account and update your records
                                        click on the following link:<br>
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&nbsp;<p><font face="Verdana" size="2">Thank You for using PayPal!<br>
                                        <p><font face="Verdana" size="2">The <strong>PayPal</strong><sup></sup>
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                                        <p>Accounts Management will periodically send you
                                        information about site changes and enhancements, as outlined
                                        in our User Agreement.</p>
                                        <p>Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not
                                        monitored and you will not receive a response. For
                                        assistance, log in to your PayPal account and click the Help
                                        link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.</p>
                                        <p>PayPal Limited is authorised and regulated by the
                                        Financial Services Authority in the United States as an
                                        electronic money institution.</p>
                                        <p>PayPal Email ID PP359</font></td>