This email with the subject "Check Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 18 Jun 2007 01:56:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Check Your Account <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear PayPal® Member:
Recently, our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your
account. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement and to ensure that your
account has not been compromised, access to your account was limited. Your
account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved. This
is a fraud prevention measure meant to ensure that your account is not
In order to secure your account and quickly restore full access, we may
require some specific information from you for the following reason:
We would like to ensure that your account was not accessed by an
unauthorized 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-332-182-001
We encourage you to log in and restore full access as soon as possible.
Should access to your account remain limited for an extended period of
time, it may result in further limitations on the use of your account.
Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal session will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that
this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account. We
apologize for any inconvenience.
PayPal® Account Review Department
PayPal Email ID PP181
Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPal will
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.
The link above is legitimate and is used to try to fool you into believing the message is legitimate.