Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: PayPal : Update your account !

From: "PayPal" <>

This email with the subject "PayPal : Update your account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Apr 2007 02:47:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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


We have strong reasons to believe that your Guaranty Bond Bank account had been recently compromised. In order to prevent any fraudulent activity from occurring, we are required to open an investigation into this matter.

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According to User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your account and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us. We may also take these actions if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us.


Click the link below to update your account information

Please consider this letter as an official request from Guaranty Bond Bank

If your account's information is not updated within the next 24 hours, then we will assume this account is fraudulent and will be suspended. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the purpose of this verification is to ensure that your Guaranty Bond Bank account has not been fraudulently used.



Ty Abston

President & CEO