Scam Emails Archive : Auction/Escrow

Subject: PayPal - Limited Account Access Details

From: "PayPal - Limited Account Access Details" <>

This email with the subject "PayPal - Limited Account Access Details" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 06 Jul 2006 19:53:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam.

The sender was "PayPal - Limited Account Access Details" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Why is my account access limited?

Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

  • Jul. 7, 2006: We would like to ensure that your account was not accessed by an unauthorized third party. Because protecting the security of your account is our primary concern, we have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.

    (Your case ID for this reason is PP-096-539-297.)

    How can I restore my account access?

    Please confirm account information by clicking here Resolution Center and complete the "Steps to Remove Limitations."

    Once you complete all of the checklist items, your case will be reviewed by one of our Account Specialists. We will send you an email with the outcome of the review.

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