A Scam Email with the Subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 13 Feb 2007 19:15:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam. The sender was "PayPal"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
The new PayPal Security Center:
> PayPal works 24/24 to keep you safe.
> We use proprietary technology - and constantly innovate - to help ensure your transactions are safe.
> PayPal and eBay have over 1000 people worldwide dedicated to keeping PayPal accounts safe.
> PayPal helps you stay safe, too, with a powerful combination of security features.
> Identity theft is a rapidly growing crime in the U.S. today.
> To help protect PayPal users, we have partnered with Equifax - one of the premier companies for personal credit products - to offer Equifax Credit Alerts for PayPal users.
> What is Equifax Credit Alerts for PayPal?
> Equifax Credit Alerts is a program that helps you protect yourself from identity theft.
> By signing up to receive Equifax Credit Alerts, you can be notified when someone opens a financial account in your name or when a significant change occurs in one of your existing financial/credit accounts.
> This program allows you to set up alerts for financial and credit accounts that you hold outside of PayPal (for example, bank account, credit card account).
> It also gives you access to an Identity Theft hotline if you believe your identity has been stolen.This service is free to PayPal users registered in the U.S.
> Because you have a Paypal account, you get the benefits of Equifax Credit Alerts.
> To sign up and recieve Equifax Credit Alerts follow the hyperlink below: