Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Re: Notification from PayPal

From: Lou Cathcart <>

This email with the subject "Re: Notification from PayPal" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Sep 2006 07:33:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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


On Sep 25, 2006, at 4:17 AM, wrote:

<paypal_logo.gif>Notification from PayPal

Dear PayPal Member!

Having provided the constant support and check of your billing data on file with PayPal we managed to discover a little error in it. You can use you card only for the purpose of identification, the charge at will is impossible. This very type of user’s identification lets PayPal store a safe place to make a purchase, manage the verification of your account data. Setting up a seller account needs valid debit or credit card and verification of account data. In case of automatic payments the charge of credit card usually lasts 5-7 days after getting the invoice. Confirm the necessary information. Mind that your account can be invalid for non-payers and your responsibility may include costs accepting.

Click here to receive access to confirmation page

Be sure, you’ve made right choice paying attention to this matter. Sorry for any inconveniences but we would like you to understand that it is just a safe way of your account protection. Please understand that this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account.
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