Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Notification of Limited Account Access

From: "PayPal" <>

This email with the subject "Notification of Limited Account Access" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Sep 2006 07:09:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Protect Your Account Info
Make sure you never provide your password to fraudulent websites.

To safely and securely access the PayPal website or your account, you can click the link in the yellow box, or open a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and type in the PayPal URL.

PayPal will never ask you to enter your password in an email.

For more information on protecting yourself from fraud, please review our Security Tips:
Protect Your Password
You should never give your PayPal password to anyone, including PayPal employees.

Notification of Limited Account Access

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:

One or more attempts to log in to your PayPal account from a foreign IP address.

Unusual account activity has made it necessary to limit account access until additional verification information can be collected. Case ID Number: PP-071-362-996.

For your protection, we have limited access to your account until you update your account information. Click on the link below to login to your account and update your profile.

After updateing your profile, our new Anti Fraud System will be added to your PayPal account.

If you recived this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of PayPal policy to represent oneself as another PayPal user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. Paypal is misappropriate at the request of law enforment agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

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 choose the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

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PayPal Email ID PP059