Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Please Update Your Account

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Please Update Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 11 Mar 2007 04:47:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


Please Update Your Account

Dear valued PayPal member:

Due to concerns for safety, Your account has been Blocked in our system as a part of our latest security measures against Fraud and ID Theft. This happens to ensure that only you have access to your PayPal account and to ensure a safe Banking experience against online fraud. We require all Blocked accounts as yours to verify and Update their information on file with us. To Speed up the Verification and Update Process, We urge you to verify and Update your account now to avoid your online access disabled.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before January 30, 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:

PayPal, Inc.
P.O. Box 45950
Omaha, NE 68145



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