Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Congratulations ! You have been chosen to get $50 !

From: "PayPal"<>

This email with the subject "Congratulations ! You have been chosen to get $50 !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Feb 2007 17:37:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


You have been chosen by the PayPal Fraud Department to take part in our quick and easy Identity Verification Program. In return we will credit $50 to your account - Just for your time!

Keeping you safer is one of our primary concerns. To that end, we’ve developed powerful countermeasures and formed partnerships with other companies – all to help fortify your online security.

To continue this Identity Verification Program please click here.

Additional resources for everyone :

To learn more Online Safety Essentials, go to:

Tips for Everyone. See how you can be safer when you're online.

Useful Links. Partnerships with outside agencies dedicated to your security.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter and your co-operation in helping us maintain the integrity of our customers accounts.

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