Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: PayPal - Critical Account Information

From: "PayPal"<>

This email with the subject "PayPal - Critical Account Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 Jan 2008 06:38:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

                Dear PayPal account holder, 

        PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening the accounts in our 
We have recently determined that different computers have tried logging into your PayPal account, 
and multiple password failures were present before the logons. Until we can collect secure 
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):

January 9, 2008: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party. We have 
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-386-959-031.)

        How can I restore my account access?

Please visit the Resolution Center and complete the "Steps to Remove Limitations" .To visit the 
Center, please follow the link below:


        Completing all of the checklist items will automatically restore your account access.
Note: If you received this mail in your SPAM/BULK folder, that is because of the restrictions 
implemented by
         your ISP.

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