Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Your account has been limited until we hear from you

From: "Paypal"<>

This email with the subject "Your account has been limited until we hear from you" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:11:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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



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Dear PayPal Customer,

You recently tried to pay with PayPal but the transaction was declined because:

You don't make the new Account's Update to your PayPal account.

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.

To update your PayPal account records click on the following link:

  Update account

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Yours sincerely,


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