Scam Emails Archive : Auction/Escrow

Subject: Fraud Prevention Measures

From: "PayPal Security Service" <>

This email with the subject "Fraud Prevention Measures" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Apr 2006 18:22:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam.

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

Security Center

Military Grade Encryption is Only the Start

At PayPal, we want to increase your security and comfort level with every transaction. From our Buyer and Seller Protection Policies to our Verification and Reputation systems, we'll help to keep you safe.

PayPal is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of buyers and sellers. To protect the security of your account, PayPal employs
some of the most advanced security systems in the world and our anti-fraud teams regularly screen the PayPal system for unusual activity.

Recently, our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement access to your account will be limited. This is a fraud prevention measure meant to ensure that your account is not compromised.

In order to secure your account we may require some specific information from you. We encourage you to log in by clicking on the link below and complete the requested form as soon as possible.

Ignoring our request, for an extended period of time, may result in account limitations or may result in eventual account closure.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is
a security measure meant to help protect you and your account
We apologize for any inconvenience.

PayPal Account Review Department

PayPal Email ID PP4392

*Please do not respond to this e-mail as your reply will not be received.