Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Security Measures - Are You Traveling

From: "Paypal"<>

This email with the subject "Security Measures - Are You Traveling" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 13 Mar 2007 04:22:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


Security Center Advisory!

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your PayPal account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to belive that your account was hijacked by a third party without your authorization. If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in attempts may have been initiated by you.

If you are the rightful holder of the account you must click the link below and then complete all steps from the following page as we try to verify your identity.

Click here to verify your account

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choise but to temporaly suspend your account.

Thank you for using PayPal! The PayPal Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the "Help" link in the footer of any page.

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PayPal Email ID PP697
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