Monday, June 16, 2008

PayPal Security Measures email scam

Below you will find the text of - PayPal Security Measures - email scam. This appears to be sent from - PayPal []. June 16, 2008. Origination email as - localhost ([] Would a message from Paypal originate at localhost??????

If you recieve message like this one, add the sent from address to your denied senders list, report the message to SPAM@UCE.GOV and your local isp provider.

Don't just delete these scammers and fraudsters - report them.

The following is a SCAM PayPal message. You can report these fake messages to . Messages such as this are referred to phishing emails. As you can see this one is not a very good fake.

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently noticed the following issue on your account:

We would like to ensure that your account was not accessed by an unauthorized third party. Because protecting the security of your account is our primary concern, we have limited access to sensitive PayPal account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.
Case ID Number: PP-006-167-991

** Scammers link was removed**

For your protection, we have limited access to your account until additional security measures can be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal usedto make its decision to limit your account access, please visit the Resolution Center ** Scammers link was removed**. If, after reviewing your account information, you seekfurther clarification regarding your account access, please contact PayPal by visiting the Help Center and clicking "Contact Us".
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.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

PayPal Account Review Department

PayPal Email ID PP64595

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