Amazon Satisfaction Survey Scams Sent by Scammers

If you are asked to complete the "Amazon Satisfaction Survey" survey below please do not, because it is a trick to get online users to purchase products, services, complete questionnaires or surveys, by pretending to offer them rewards which are actual advertisements. The fake survey is not associated with Amazon and the website that displays the survey will receive compensation for the products or services that they have tricked online users into purchasing.

Amazon Satisfaction Survey Scams Sent by Scammers

The main purpose of the fake Amazon survey being sent by online scammers is to make online users think they will get a reward for taking it, but the rewards shown at the end of the survey are advertisements that the people who have created the survey will get paid for, once the online users purchase the products or services that are being advertised.

The "Amazon Satisfaction Survey" Scam

Amazon Satisfaction Survey

Amazon Satisfaction Survey

Congratulations Amazon Shopper!

Complete this short 30-second survey about Amazon to select one of our exclusive reward offers (worth at least $99)!

Available for the next 04:22 minutes

Online users who have used their credit cards on the fraudulent website that they were taken to are asked to contact their banks for help. They should let their banks know that they have been tricked into using their credit card on a fraudulent website. Their banks should investigate, cancel the fraudulent transactions and refund their money.

For online users who have only submitted their personal information, they are asked to be careful going forward because they will be contacted by online scammers who will attempt to scam them.

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  • June 10, 2020 at 11:36 AM by an anonymous user from: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

    Was scammed and card was obtained illegally by these so called advertizers/sales and then charged $34.95 for ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!Fortunately my banking institution recognized this fraudulent activity and informed me before paying these charges. TACFLARE IS A SCAM! BE CAUTIOUS!

  • March 28, 2020 at 7:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Spring Hill, Florida, United States

    TRACFLARE is a scam. They will charge your credit card $49.99. I canceled my CC account. And asked them not to pay these crooked thieves. They hide behind a legit company and ask you to do survey for a free Item, then charge your card $49.99, for? who knows what.

  • October 20, 2019 at 12:02 PM by an anonymous user from: San Antonio, Texas, United States

    I fell for this last night and I know better, should have looked at the sending address but didn't since many satisfaction surveys are conducted by 3rd party firms and I am a frequent customer at Amazon.

    The gift was a discount on certain products all you pay is shipping and handling, dummy put his information and credit card information in and submitted it, lucky for me my credit card company Chase denied the charge(s), I was told by the site that I needed to contact my credit card company, which I did.

    Turns out this scam tried to charge $199 to my card 5 times (shipping and handling), since they had my number and might try again, I cancelled my card and requested a new one.

    Reason I post this is yes I know better but wasn't careful, don't want someone else to fall into this scam.

    • January 13, 2020 at 11:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

      They almost got me, this morning, and I also know better. I received the following text with a link to a survey:

      "Amazon 2020 resolutions: 1) not to be greedy 2) care more about the customers. So you'll get $130 freebies to do a survey <MY NAME> ->"

      The phone number was totally unknown (not unusual), but the text had grammatical errors and I never trust links. When I tried to check the link on my computer, it turned out to be a masked (fake?) link. I then did a check on the phone number which sent me the text. That phone number is "currently not accepting calls," making it appear to be a "burn" phone.

      Scammers are a scourge upon humanity. It is sad that we should have to deal with this garbage.

      • January 13, 2020 at 2:32 PM by an anonymous user from: Denver, Colorado, United States

        I got the same 2020 Resolution BS just now. Thanks for sharing!

  • August 12, 2019 at 9:25 AM by an anonymous user from: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

    This is indeed is a scam as described above. I did not check this out and fell for the whole thing. I did receive the items (Tactical flashlights) and was charged supposedly only the shipping charges. Two weeks later my credit card was charged with approximately $85.

    I received a fraud alert email from my credit card company. They gave me a number to call the company that fraudulently charged my account.

    Calling that number they said that I had agreed to purchase items on a trial basis and would be charged the full amount if I had not returned the items in 14 days.

    This was never disclosed in the original transaction. I said I would file a dispute claim with the credit card company. First, they agreed to return $20. When I refused they offered to return half of the $85. I agreed to this to avoid the trouble of disputing the charges with my credit card agency.

    I probably could have got the entire amount back. That was a new scam on me.

    In the future, I will independently check the company and "story" before I bite!

  • June 22, 2019 at 7:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Waycross, Georgia, United States

    I was texted this survey supposedly by Amazon. It said card refused after I selected gift but yet 10.00 was taken out anyway. I'm trying to contact my card company now.

    • July 11, 2019 at 4:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

      I receive a Amazon survey request daily. Select a free gift just pay shipping.


      I almost fell for it till now.

  • June 20, 2019 at 11:18 AM by info is another fake website.

  • March 10, 2019 at 10:18 AM by an anonymous user from: San Diego, California, United States

    I answered what I thought was a legit amazon survey prompted by a promise of a gift.

    I opted to receive the tac flare flashlight for $4.95 shipping and also clicked on the extra flashlight for another $4.95 shipping charge for a total of $9.90.

    Subsequently I was surprised to find a $34.95 charge to tac flare for the flashlights and a $49.95 charge to some survival something. Total scam!

    My credit card immediately reversed the survival charge and the extra $25.00 charge is pending. Its sad that a Bell & Howell, at one time a legit company, seems to have resorted to this!

  • March 5, 2019 at 10:48 PM by an anonymous user from: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

    I took a survey for a $1000 Wal-Mart card,I put up with the questions but when they wanted my ssn, that's when I knew something was up, can I delete what I submitted?

    • March 6, 2019 at 12:13 AM by info

      No, but just be careful going forward.

  • March 5, 2019 at 10:46 PM by an anonymous user from: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

    I started this survey for a $1000 Wal-Mart card, I answered a bunch of questions, but when they asked for my son that's when I stopped, can I delete what I submitted?

    • March 6, 2019 at 12:12 AM by info

      No, but just be careful going forward.

  • February 28, 2019 at 5:41 AM by an anonymous user from: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

    Yesterday, I took the amazon survey and was offered watches as a reward - just pay shipping.

    Within 3 minutes, charges started to appear for unknown items charged against my credit card.

    I immediately informed Chase of this activity and they cancelled my card immediately.


  • February 26, 2019 at 11:21 AM by an anonymous user from: Eugene, Oregon, United States

    I answered a survey via Amazon offered a free watch. This was at Christmas I received one watch in December. Now I am receiving one every month. There is no return information enclosed. I will check my bank statement to see if they are taking the money out of my account. It says it was mailed from Houston Texas. Is there any way I can contact his company and STOP the once month watch coming?

    • February 26, 2019 at 2:01 PM by info

      If they are taking money from your account, cancel your credit card and get a new one to stop the charges.

  • February 15, 2019 at 7:13 PM by an anonymous user from: Blooming Grove, New York, United States

    I was to receive "gift" for completing a survey. They wanted $4.95 for shipping, I pd with debit card.

    Two weeks later they withdrew $95.00 from my account. Never before have I been scammed.

    • February 21, 2019 at 2:14 PM by an anonymous user from: Tucker, Georgia, United States

      I had the same thing. So stupid never had this before. I checked it to late they sent me 3 cheap watches and charged me $98,- for it.

    • February 17, 2019 at 10:02 AM by an anonymous user from: La Jolla, California, United States

      I also to receive a gift for completing a survey.

      I was to get a bottle of ReviveKeto diet pills.

      They wanted $4.95 to cover the shipping.

      I gave them my credit card.

      Several days later $199.00 was charged to my credit card for a subscription I did not want.

      I am still trying to get it removed from my credit card and I am in the process of reporting it to the Better Business Bureau.

      What a scam.

      Carol K.

  • February 5, 2019 at 1:42 AM by an anonymous user from: Fremont, Ohio, United States

    I was to receive a Phone, just needed to pay shipping day that card was use in Wyoming..with a 69.97 card co. Did not approve the purchase and notified me of the fraudulent activity.

    I'm out the 19.97 shipping charge...I use Amazon alot...thought it was legit . discussed and feel very untruthful at this point.

  • December 21, 2018 at 7:00 AM by an anonymous user from: San Francisco, California, United States

    From St. Louis, MO. On Dec. 20th, I received an email allegedly from Amazon to take a "satisfaction survey".

    I would receive a free gift for doing so.

    I use Amazon, so I took the survey - to my great dismay.

    I was offered 4 "gifts" to choose from - none of which I wanted, but I finally selected a free watch.

    It turned out to be a man's watch.

    I had already let them know on the survey that I was over 65 and female.

    I attempted to reach Amazon, but was directed to a "technician" who told me my Amazon account was corrupted, as well as my entire computer.

    I was told my computer was about to crash.

    I needed to have Absolute Solutions get into my computer to correct all of the many errors that had been put there by "GuruAid", which I have used for 8 years now to my satisfaction.

    The "technician" said it was all GuruAid's fault; that they were using my account, my computer, etc.

    I needed at once to let them onto my computer to "fix" all of the errors.

    I let them on.

    They wanted me to go AT ONCE to send them a money order for slightly over $300.00.

    I told them I was going out and could not do this until the next day.

    They agreed and I left my house with them on my computer.

    What should I do next?

    • December 21, 2018 at 7:11 AM by info

      It is a scam. Those people are cybercriminals who are attempting to steal your information and money.

      Shut down your computer and do not sent them your money.

      Then, have someone, a tech savvy family member, friend, or a legit computer technician scan your computer for spyware, which the cybercriminals may have installed on your computer.

      Spyware is software that is used to remotely gain access to your computer without your consent or knowledge.

      The cybercriminals behind the spyware can steal the information on your computer, monitor your activities on your computer, or even watch you via your webcam.

  • December 14, 2018 at 11:22 AM by an anonymous user from: Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

    I have been receiving emails from this company, I have unsubscribed many times. And yet I still receive emails from them.

  • November 12, 2018 at 4:06 PM by an anonymous user from: League City, Texas, United States


    Oct. 29 received an "Amazon Satisfaction Survey" with Millard Brown Associates, 47 Washington Ave. #308, Wheeling, WV 26003 US. Offer included several "gifts" for completing the survey.

    I choose a watch and then was charged $6.95 S&H (several days later did receive a non-working cheap watch unlike any shown). THEN, Midnight, November 11, 2018 credit card alert notified me for confirmation of a $98.00 charge. The charge was blocked and the credit card was terminated.

    Am now waiting for the contact requesting immediate payment. Comments and suggestions appreciated.

  • October 2, 2018 at 3:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

    I did participate in this survey. They sent a cheap watch (shipping of 6.99) for as it said, participating in the survey.

    The watch fell apart after one use. Then a week later they charged my account $99. I called them and they said they would cancel it, whatever "it" was but because they said I had it for more than 14 days, which there wasn't any trial since it was a survey they charged for the watch.

    I wonder what they were actually canceling when they said they would cancel it.

    I asked to talk to a supervisor and they said all were in meetings.

    They would not refund the money or allow me to return it back to them for a refund. This is not the first time that a survey was sent to me by email. Costco had one too.

  • September 30, 2018 at 8:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

    After an Amazon purchase I did the survey thinking it was from Amazon. I opted for a free moisturizer but gave my credit card details for the shipping cost which was $3.06 Euro.

    I ticked the box which opted out of repeats. One week later I was billed for 83.71 Euro. I will now contact my bank. I'm usually more careful than this!

  • August 15, 2018 at 10:16 AM by an anonymous user from: Danville, Arkansas, United States

    Just got this: from Satisfaction Survey about AMAZON.

    "IT HAS SHORT SURVEY AND SHOWS OFFERS LIKE Apple iPhone X $500 Amazon card etc."

    all free except for shipping.

    Has lots of reviews that are great. I did not put in my credit card number address etc.

    I'm sure it's a scam! But how do they get my name and phone number and know that I've ordered something from Amazon in the last week? That freaks me out! It was on a text to me. Not email.

  • July 15, 2018 at 11:36 AM by an anonymous user from: Council Grove, Kansas, United States

    I received this text message from (240)239-5722

    "Nita your brand support is amazing. We created something special for you hxxp:// Hope you enjoy!"

    I always research for scams when I get this sort of thing.

  • June 20, 2018 at 8:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    I got scammed by YLWSQRE * YELLOWSQUAREF. I thought it was a reward from amazon because I order a lot of them.

    I am very worried because I have given my credit card number for paid handling fees; so sad that soon I will dare to order online.

    • June 20, 2018 at 8:24 AM by info

      Contact your bank for help. Dispute fraudulent charges with them. And, you may need to cancel the credit card that you have used and get a new.

  • May 27, 2018 at 3:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Longmont, Colorado, United States

    I received an email today and was thinking that Amazon was going to add a credit to my account.

    I was then asked for personal information when I completed a satisfaction survey.

    It offered me products, but wanted credit card information to cover shipping. I exited out, deleted the email, now believing a scam.

    I then received a text on my cell a couple hours later advising that I hadn't complete the form and giving me a link.

    The text came from 832-981-6671 and the link showed to a website hxxp:// I googled that website and found no reference.

  • April 28, 2018 at 4:54 PM by an anonymous user from: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States

    Just got the same survey. I didn't do it it was for I phone for 1$ I've never shopped Amazon but got a message thanking me for being a loyal customer!

  • April 22, 2018 at 8:59 PM by an anonymous user from: Florence, Oregon, United States

    the day after I got an amazon satisfaction survey in my inbox I had $99.89 show up in my online bill pay as a debit. info given was YLWSQRE*YELLOWSQUAREF with an incomplete phone #=866-921 on 4/22/18. do you know what this is? I am a senior on s.s. and could never afford this. I want to track it down and cannot contact my bank until tomorrow.

    • January 13, 2020 at 11:13 AM by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

      There is usually a 1-800 number to contact "in case of loss or theft" on the back of your credit/bank card. Call that number immediately and report the card stolen. They will put a freeze on the card. After that, contact your bank during their business hours and they should help you through the process of getting a new card.

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