The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Dear Member
From:  secure service <>
Date:  Sun, 04 Feb 2007 18:48:11 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Member" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 04 Feb 2007 18:48:11 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was secure service <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear PayPal Member,
PayPal is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of buyers and sellers. To protect the security of your account, we employ the most advanced security systems in the world and regularly screen our system for unusual activity.

Recently, our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. Per PayPal's user agreement, we have limited access to your account until this issue has been resolved. This is a fraud prevention measure meant to ensure that your account is not compromised.

In order to secure your account and quickly restore full access, we require some specific information from you.

Login follow our secure site and update all necessary informations to your account.

Click here to restore your account access

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.

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.
PayPal Email ID PP2359
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