Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Activate Your Account

From: "" <>

This email with the subject "Activate Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 09 May 2007 05:49:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Dear user,

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.We requested information from you for the following reason:

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.

Case ID Number: PP-191-207-982

This is a reminder regularize your PayPal account as soon as possible. Once you regularize it, you will be able to perform the same actvities as before.

Be sure to procceed securely by clicking here. Once you go there, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.

In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure.

To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal used to make its decision to limit your account access, please visit the Resolution Center. If, after reviewing your account information, you seek further clarification regarding your account access, please contact PayPal by visiting the Help Center and clicking Contact Us.

We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely, PayPal Account Review Department


PayPal Email ID PP7956