The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  You Have Requested A New Password!
From:  "PayPal" <service@paypal.com>
Date:  Thu, 22 Feb 2007 03:12:41 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "You Have Requested A New Password!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Feb 2007 03:12:41 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "PayPal" <service@paypal.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear PayPal Customer,

 

 

> Unfortunately, we were unable to verify the ownership of your account by phone.

> You can still recover your paypal password.

> A password will not be sent to your email address.

> However, you can receive a new password sent to you by U.S. mail by clicking and complete all required steps on the hyper link bellow.

> The link above will expire in 72 hours. The letter containing your password should arrive within 5 business days.

> Non-U.S. accounts should allow up to 10 business days for delivery.

> When you receive this letter, follow the included instructions and enter the code on the PayPal website.


> Thanks for using PayPal!

> ------------------------------------------

> PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD

> ------------------------------------------

> Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response.

> For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and click the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.


> PayPal Email ID PP483


https://www.paypal.com/phone-conf/account-ownership/password-recovery.html