Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Alert ! Update Your PayPal Account .

From: Service@PayPal.Com <Service@PayPal.Com>

This email with the subject "Alert ! Update Your PayPal Account ." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 Jan 2008 19:10:36 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Security Assistance
It has come to our attention that your account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into any future problems with the online service. .

However, failure to update your records until January 30, 2008 your account considered as suspension. Please update your records as soon as this email being sent.

Our system requires further account verification.
Case ID Number: PP-462-805-057

Once you have updated your account records, your session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. as soon as possible. Allowing your account access to remain limited for an extended period of time may result in further limitations on the use of your account and possible account closure.

You can also confirm your identity by logging into your PayPal account at and you will be directed to the verifying page.

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 PP64582

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