Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Update Your Account !

From: "PayPal"<>

This email with the subject "Update Your Account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 03 Dec 2006 19:51:48 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information about your business to allow us to provide uninterrupted 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. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Why is my account access limited?

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

  • We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a 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-141-663-875.)

    How can I restore my account access?

    Please visit the Resolution Center and complete the steps to remove limitations.

    Completing all of the checklist items will automatically restore your account access.

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