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Date Reported: 24th January 2006 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
Apparent Sender:
 PayPal Whats this?
Return Address:
 Important Information < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: Whats this?
 US Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at PayPal by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • PayPal never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as " registration-run".

  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website has been chosen to look very similar to the actual PayPal URL. Do not be fooled!
"This is a third and final reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible. "

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: Our system requires further account verification. Case ID Number: PP-097-788-133 This is a third and final reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible.

To get started, please click the link below Thank You: cmd=_registration-run

Be sure to log in securely by accesing this link. 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. Sincerely, 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. Sincerely, 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". Sincerely, 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. Sincerely, We apologize for any inconvenience. Sincerely, PayPal Account Review Department PayPal Email ID PP638

Thank you,

Spoof website not online at time of report...

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