Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Some restrictions applied until you update your account

From: "" <>

This email with the subject "Some restrictions applied until you update your account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Oct 2006 18:29:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Dear Customer,


After the energy breakdown from 22/09/2006 it appears that some of our
hardware is not working properly. The data of five thousands customers
stored on computer backup tapes was lost.
Can we regain what was once lost? - YES

PayPal temporarily suspended your account.
Some restrictions applied until you update your account.

Once you have completed these steps, we will send you an email notifying
that your account is available again. After that you can upgrade or downgrade
your account at any time.
The information provided will be treated in confidence and stored in our secure database.
If you fail to provide information about your account you'll discover that your account
has been automatically deleted from PayPal database.

Please click on the link below to start the update process:

Please click here and complete the next Step to update your account.


                                                    Go To My Account

PayPal case ID PP-121-601-924