Subject: Regarding Your Paypal Account
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Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2004 15:31:27 -0700
Account System Cleanup
Dear PayPal Member,

Due to overwhelming reports of fraudulent transactions and account abuse, PayPal now requires all active members who have an account to verify that they rightfully own it.

You must click the link below and enter your email, password and reference code on the following page to verify your account.

This is NOT a SCAM or HOAX. Please check your address bar to make sure you are on the authentic PayPal website.

Your reference code is : PPA-2546-5437

You will be guided through a series of steps which will require you to enter personal information, such as credit card number and/or bank details.

ALL accounts not re-verified within 5 days of receiving this email will be automatically frozen.

PayPal is doing this to protect it's valued members from fraud and scams. Paypal will not share your personal information with other companies and corporations. Privacy Policy

Thank you for your co-operation,

Protect Your Account Info
A genuine PayPal link will always begins with ""

Remember to check your browser's Address/URL Bar to be sure you are on an authentic PayPal site.

Please make sure the link you click on starts with ""

Paypal will never ask for sensitive information. PayPal sites that ask for Passport information, Driver's licence details are definitely scams.

For more information on protecting yourself from fraud, please visit the Security Center.
Protect Your Password
You should never give your PayPal password to anyone, including PayPal employees.