"American Express Fraud Protection Alert Suspicious Activities Detected" Scams
American Express cardholders are asked never to click on a link in an email message to access to their accounts. They should instead, go directly to American Express website (www.americanexpress.com) and sign into their accounts from there. If there is something wrong or there is something that they need to with their accounts or cards, they will be notified after signing in.
The "American Express Fraud Protection Alert Suspicious Activities Detected" Scam
From: American Express <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 1, 2017 8:19 PM
Subject: Confirm your recent charge activity
Log in to view your statement online
American Express logo
Ending: **** American Express Card
FRAUD PROTECTION ALERT
Suspicious Activities Detected On:
Thur, May 24, 2017
For your security, we regularly monitor accounts for possible fraudulent activity. Below are the details of an attempted charge:
Attempt Date: 04/27/17
Amount: 1,600.00 USD
Please Follow the Link below to Cancel the Transaction if necessary
NOTE: You would need to provide some identification
To see balance information within this notification, switch to the Enhanced Version.
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