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Beware of "American Airlines E-Ticket Confirmation" Scam

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Beware of "American Airlines E-Ticket Confirmation" Scam

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American Airlines customers are asked to be on the lookout for fake e-ticket confirmation emails like the one below. The fake emails are being sent by online scammers to trick potential victims into visiting a phishing website that steals personal and financial information.

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An "American Airlines E-Ticket Confirmation" Scam

From: "service@paypaI.com" <cs07transportation@kuykuy.org>

Date: May 8, 2018 at 22:00:33 EDT

Subject: E-Ticket American Airlines Confirmation-CJ2S2H 10JUN

AA.com (R) Reservations Redeem Miles My Account Fare Sales and Offers Fare Sales and Offers

Ticket Issued: May 7, 2018

Thank you for choosing American Airlines / American Eagle, a member of the oneworld® Alliance. Below are your itinerary and receipt for the ticket(s) purchased. Please print and retain this document for use throughout your trip.

If you did not authorize this purchase, please visit Payment Cancellation.

We have successfully charged amount $668.80 to your PayPaI

You can now Manage Your Reservation on aa.com, where you can check in and purchase additional items to customize your journey. A variety of seating options are also available for purchase to enhance your travel with features such as convenient front of cabin location, extra legroom and early boarding.

As American and US Airways merge, many changes are taking place at our airport locations. Visit Find Your Way to assist with your journey.

The link the fake email goes to the following fraudulent website:

  • hxxp://my.booking-reservationamericanairlines.com

Recipients of this scam who have submitted their credit card information on the phishing website are asked to contact their banks for help and should check their credit card statements for fraudulent transactions.

And, those who have attempted to sign into the same fake and fraudulent American Airlines website are asked to change their American Airlines account password.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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  • Apr 22, 2019 at 6:44 AM by info

    -------- Original message --------
    From: American Airlines <hunt@leepentertainment.com>
    From: American Airlines Support <hcp199p@tninet.se>
    From: American Airlines Support <mallouli.prestataire@sfrcegetelsi.fr>

    Date: 4/18/19 11:33 PM (GMT-06:00)

    Subject: E-ticket 9844-61

    View in browser
    American Airlines logo
    Dear valued customer,
    Thank you for booking with American Airlines.
    We have received your booking under reference 9844-61 and are reviewing your payment.

    Yours sincerely,
    American Airlines Support

    You can also view the details of this request by following this link: https://www.aa.com/?clientrequest=9844-61

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  • Mar 23, 2019 at 5:04 PM by an anonymous user from Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States

    Is this a fake email? Paypal says this is no problem on their end for this transaction.


    "Record Locator: ORBPUL

    Hello,

    Unfortunately, because your PayPal transaction was not approved your flight reservation has been canceled. Please go to aa.com or contact American’s Reservations to make a new reservation with an alternate method of payment.

    Thank you,

    American Airlines"

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