Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Please Restore Your Account Access

From: PayPal

This email with the subject "Please Restore Your Account Access" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 25 Apr 2008 08:10:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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


As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.

We requested information from you for the following reason:

Your account has been locked due to excessive credit card registrations and removals. If you feel that we have closed your account in error, please log in
to PayPal as soon as possible at

Case ID Number: PP-401-909-467

This is a second reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible. Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access.

Be sure to log in securely by opening a new browser window and typing the PayPal URL. Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your
account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.

In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your
account remains limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure. We encourage you to log in to
your PayPal account as soon as possible to help avoid this.

To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal used to make its decision to limit your account access, please visit the Resolution Center.
If, after reviewing your account information, you seek further clarification regarding your account access, please contact PayPal by visiting the Help Center and
clicking "Contact Us".

We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

PayPal Account Review Department


PayPal Email ID PP638