This email with the subject "Update your PayPal records" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 14 Feb 2007 03:24:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "PayPal Security Center" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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?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. Requiring PIN Signatures is the latest security measure against: identity theft, credit card fraud and unauthorized account access. PayPal will verify it with your bank records for your own protection. If you provide a wrong PIN your account will be suspended or limited for unauthorized account access.
Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):
(Your case ID for this reason is PP-192-084-509.)
How can I restore my account access?
Completing all of the checklist items will automatically restore your account access.