Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: IMPORTANT - Update your PayPal account information

From: "PayPal Email ID PP321" <>

This scam email, with the subject "IMPORTANT - Update your PayPal account information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Jul 2006 12:42:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender appears to have been "PayPal Email ID PP321" <>, although it is highly likely that this has been spoofed.

PayPal Department Notice

You have received this email because you or someone had used your account from different locations. For security purpose, we are required to open an investigation into this matter.

PayPal is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of customers. 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.

Our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement and to ensure that your account has not been compromised, access to your account was limited. Your account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved. To securely confirm your PayPal information please click on the link bellow:

Please Note:
If we do no receive the appropriate account verification within 48 hours, then we will assume this PayPal account is fraudulent and will be suspended. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

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