This email with the subject "Updated your account records!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Sep 2007 08:28:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.
The sender was "PayPal Inc." <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued PayPal
Identity protection matters. And
PayPal works day and night to help keep your identity
safe. That's why it has come to our attention that your PayPal
account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing
commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud
on our website. If you could take 5-10 minutes out of your online
experience and update your personal records you will not run into any
future problems with the online service.
However, failure to update your records
will result in account suspension.
Once you have updated your account records, your PayPal session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To login to your PayPal
account and update your records click on the following link:
Thank You for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team