Subject: ***Stay Safe Online - Credit Alerts for PayPal Users***
From: " PayPal " <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 15:53:28 -0700
A Scam Email with the Subject
"***Stay Safe Online - Credit Alerts for PayPal Users***"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Tue, 05 Sep 2006 15:53:28 -0700 and has been classified as a
Phishing, ID Theft Scam.
The sender was
" PayPal " <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
although it may have been spoofed.
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Tue, 05 Sep 2006 15:53:28 -0700
Wed, 6 Sep 2006 03:02:31 +0900 (KST)
***Stay Safe Online - Credit Alerts for PayPal Users***
" PayPal " <email@example.com>
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
Occasionally, incorrectly categorized emails get into the Scamdex Scam Email Database and need to be removed. If this
email has Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or is, in your opinion, from a bona-fide entity, let us know.
Scamdex will, as soon as is practicable, take-down any emails that in our opinion should not
be in our database. Note that ALL emails in the Scamdex Scam Email Database were received as Unsolicited Commercial Email, aka UCE or
SPAM, via unpublished 'Honeypot' email addresses.
We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your PayPal
account from a
foreign IP address and we have reasons to belive that your account was
by a third party without your authorization. If you recently accessed your
traveling, the unusual log in
may have been initiated by you.
If you are the rightful holder of the account you must click the
link below and
then complete all steps from
the following page as we try to verify your identity.