A Scam Email with the Subject
"Urgent Account Verification"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Wed, 05 Sep 2007 13:58:09 -0700 and has been classified as a
The sender was
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
bellopaypal.compaypallog inloginthird partyverificationactivityendedwinsafeaccountrecordsserviceaccessurgentsecurebuysellmailusersincerely will securitydearhttps://www.paypal.com/cg...
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Wed, 05 Sep 2007 13:58:09 -0700
Urgent Account Verification
Wed, 05 Sep 2007 16:58:08 -0400
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
Community Action - SPAM/non-Scam Report
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