PayPal Phishing Scam - "Your Account Status Change and Has Been Limited"

The email message below with the subject: "Your account status change," which claims the recipients' PayPal account have been limited, is a phishing scam sent by cybercriminals to steal the recipients’ PayPal user names and passwords. Therefore, recipients of the fake PayPal email message should delete it and never follow the instructions in it. Recipients who have already followed the instructions in the phishing email message should change their PayPal passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked, money stolen, and their accounts used fraudulently. Also, they should check their PayPal accounts for any discrepancy.

PayPal Phishing Scam - Your Account Status Change and Has Been Limited

The Phishing PayPal Email Message

From: Services Account <notices@services-account>
Subject: Attention: Your account status change.

Notice ,

Your Ρaypal account has been Iimited because we've noticed significant changes in your account activity. As your payment processor, we need to understand these changes better.

This account Iimitation will affect your ability to:

send or receive money
withdraw money

Also, you won't be able to:

remove any bank accounts
remove credit cards
close your account

What to do next

Please log in to your Ρaypal account and provide the requested information before 30, March 2016 through the Account Review. If we don't receive the information before this deadline or we notice additional significant changes in your account activity, your account access may be further Iimited.

Log In Now

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. If you need further assistance, please click Contact at the bottom of any Ρaypal page.



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PayPal Phishing Scam - "Your Account Status Change and Has Been Limited"