Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Verify your account access

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Verify your account access" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 Sep 2007 12:49:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


Security Center Advisory!
Dear Valued Member,

PayPal is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of buyers and sellers. To protect the security of your account, PayPal employs some of the most advanced security systems in the world and our anti-fraud teams regularly screen the PayPal system for unusual activity.

We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures. Your account has been randomly selected for this maintenance, and you will now be taken through a series of identity verification pages.

In order to confirm your PayPal records, we may require some specific information from you.

Click here to verify your account

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choise but to temporaly suspend your account.

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.

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PayPal Email ID PP697