Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: †No Subject†

From: PayPalŠ<>

This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Feb 2008 02:05:32 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

  February 2008

Dear user of PayPal services,

    PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need more information to help us provide you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Why is my account access limited?

Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):

  • Feb. 22, 2008: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party. We have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features in case your account has been accessed by an unauthorized third party. We understand that having limited access can be an inconvenience, but protecting your account is our primary concern.

(Your case ID for this reason is PP-339-991-354.)

How can I restore my account access?

Please visit the Resolution Center and complete the "Steps to Remove Limitations."

To remove the limitation, read carefully and complete all steps listed in the link above. !!

Thank You for using PayPal!