Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: You Have Requested A New Password!

From: "PayPal INC" <>

This 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 03:56:09 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "PayPal INC" <>, 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!

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> 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