Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Account Verification

From: PayPal <>

This email with the subject "Account Verification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:40:53 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

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

Update Personal Information

Dear 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 a few minutes out of your online experience and update
your personal records, you will not run into any problems in the future with the online service.

However, failure to update your records could result in account suspension. We advise you to update
your records as soon as possible.

To update your account information, please download and open the attachment file that we sent
via this email, and simply open it with your web browser.

Once you have updated your account records, any activities going through your account will no
longer be interrupted.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please understand that this is to keep you and
your account in a protected state.

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