This email with the subject "Our system detected unusual charges to a credit card linked to your PayPal account." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Jul 2006 13:52:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was PayPal Accounts! <Account@PayPal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear PayPal Customer, As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.We requested information from you for the following reason: Our system detected unusual charges to a credit card linked to your PayPal account. Case ID Number: PP-000-000-000 This is a reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible. Be sure to log in securely by click on this link: https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure. We encourage you to log in to your PayPal account as soon as possible to help avoid this. To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal used to make its decision to limit your account access, please visit the Resolution Center. If, after reviewing your account information, you seek further clarification regarding your account access, please contact PayPal by visiting the Help Center and clicking "Contact Us". We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience. Sincerely, PayPal Account Review Department PayPal Email ID PP638