Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Your PayPal Account is Limited

From: " PayPal Security Team " <>

This email with the subject "Your PayPal Account is Limited" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 08 Jan 2008 11:28:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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

Dear valued PayPal® member: 

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 please 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 update your PayPal® records click on the following link:


Thank You.  
PayPal® UPDATE TEAM                                    

Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, PayPal® will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.