Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: PayPal - Security Measures

From: "PayPal"<>

This email with the subject "PayPal - Security Measures" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Sep 2007 08:35:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Dear PayPal valued account holder,

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in your PayPal account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your account was hijacked by a third party without your authorization.
If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the log in attempts may have initiated by you.

However if you are the rightful holder of the account, click on the link below and submit, as we try to verify your account.

Log on to your PayPal account and fill in the required informations. This is required for us to continue to offer you a safe and risk free environment.

The log in attempt was made from:

IP address:
ISP host:

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporally suspend your account.
We ask that you allow at least 48hrs for the case to be investigated and we strongly recommend not making any changes to your account in that time.

* Please do not respond to this email as your reply will not be received.

Thank you for your patience as we work together to protect your account.


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