Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Please Update Your PayPal Account !

From: "PayPal Security Central"<>

This scam email, with the subject "Please Update Your PayPal Account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:46:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender appears to have been "PayPal Security Central"<>, although it is highly likely that this has been spoofed.

Dear valued PayPal® member: 

It has come to our attention that your PayPal® account information needs to be 
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to 
reduce the instance of fraud on our website.  If you could please take 5-10 minutes 
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into 
any future problems with the online service. 

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension. 
Please update your records on or before September 01, 2006

Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal® session will not be 
interrupted and will continue as normal.

To update your PayPal® records click on the following link:


Thank You.  
PayPal® UPDATE TEAM                                    

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