‘Notification Of Limited Account Access RXI034′ – Email Alert
It’s the Monday after a long holiday and you know what that means – a big stack of Email in your Inbox that’s waiting to be sorted.
If you’re just logging into your Email to start this arduous task, be sure not to fall for a message that purports to be sent on behalf of Paypal with a subject line that reads ”Notification Of Limited Account Access RXI034”
The full text of the message reads:
Hello *Recipient Name Removed*
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:
A recent review of your account determined that we require some additional
information from you in order to provide you with secure service.
Case ID Number: PP-924-581-405
This is a second reminder to log in to PayPal as soon as possible. Once you log
in, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access.
Be sure to log in securely by using the following link:
Click here to login and restore your account access
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
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.
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”.
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
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 in the top right corner of any PayPal page.
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PayPal Email ID PP522
If you’re paying close attention to the nuances of this Email, you’ll notice the sender adds an extra “L” for the originating address using – “email@example.com” – a clear sign this isn’t a legitimate Email sent from the popular online payment processor, Paypal. In order to promptly deal with this hoax Email, please forward the message (without clicking on the links) to “firstname.lastname@example.org” so they can address this internally.
After you’ve reported it, delete it!
I hope that if you found this post helpful you’ll share it with friends and family so they can avoid any computer problems that could arise from malware or spyware.
Thanks for stopping by and have a terrific week!