Are you an Amazon Prime member? Or are you expecting Amazon Prime Day events? Scammers know what you want, and they take advantage of Amazon Prime and make it a tactic to exploit you- to steal your money or even your identity.
Scammers pose as Amazon and send emails that claim you’ve placed an order. They attach fake order ID and a set of phone numbers that is irrelevant to Amazon. What scammers want is that you dial the number they provide and then commit further scams- for example, ask you to provide login credentials or to wire money.
Here is a case of Amazon Prime scam:
Thank you Hi This is a confirmation email for the item(s) that you placed with us. Your item(s) are ready to be shipped Estimated delivery date is mentioned below ID HAZD03-88557105 placed on April 01 2021 Thank you for shopping with amazon – 2 1 2 – 0 0 2 21
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