Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Unauthorized access to your PayPal account !

From: "Paypal" <>

This email with the subject "Unauthorized access to your PayPal account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Jul 2007 08:01:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the
PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:

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-072-838-482


For your protection, we have limited access to your account until
additional security measures can be completed. We apologize for any
inconvenience this may cause.

To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal
usedto make its decision to limit your account access, please visit the
Resolution Center . If, after reviewing your account information, you
seekfurther 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.

PayPal Account Review Department

PayPal Email ID PP645495