Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Your account has been suspended

From: "PayPal" <>

This email with the subject "Your account has been suspended" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Feb 2007 16:21:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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

PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with secure 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, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Why is my account access limited?

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

  • Feb. 5, 2007: 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-232-309-944.)

    (Your case ID for this reason is  PP-248-988-887.)

  • Feb. 5, 2007: Our system requires further account verification.

  • (Your case ID for this reason is  PP-232-309-969.)

    To remove this temporary limitation, please click the link below:

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