Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Your Paypal account information needs to be updated

From: PayPal Account Review <>

This email with the subject "Your Paypal account information needs to be updated" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:58:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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

Dear valued PayPal member,

It has come to our attention that your PayPal account information needs to be
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
any future problems with the online service.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before March - 15 - 2007.

Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal session will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal.

To update your PayPal records click on the following link:

Thank You.

Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPal will
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.

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