Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Your PayPal account has been violated!

From: "service"<>

This email with the subject "Your PayPal account has been violated!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Aug 2007 07:43:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


Information Regarding Your account:
Dear PayPal Member!

Attention! Your PayPal account has been violated!

Someone with ip address tried to access your personal account!

Please click the link below and enter your account information to confirm that you are not currently away.

You have 3 days to confirm account information or your account will be locked.

Click here to activate your account

You can also confirm your email address by logging into your PayPal account at
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.
PayPal Email ID PP059
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