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Re: Amazon.com Scam
In general, never ever click on a link from ANYONE that involves
money... your bank, paypal, ebay, your credit card company.
The link may be deceptive... if you can, type in the name you expect to
This avoids issues like the paypaI.com hoax (more obvious when you see
the URL as paypai.com)...
On 9/30/05, Monica <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just came across - and fortunately did not fall for- a scam using the
> Amazon.com customer base. Someone is contacting Amazon.com users
> claiming to be the payments dept. saying that someone has just attempted
> to charge a suspiciously large order on your account and to alter your
> customer information. They ask you to "verify" this info - such as
> and credit card number - they are collecting this info to use for frauds.
> If you get any emails like this it is not Amazon. Don't give the info
> and forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org where they are
> tracing them and prosecuting.
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