Apple Basketball Stars App Store Invoice Scam

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Apple customers are asked to be aware of fake Basketball Stars App Store invoices (see below) claiming that they have purchased products from Apple's App or iTunes store. The fake email invoices were sent by scammers to frighten and trick the recipients into clicking on the links within them by claiming they need to do so in order to cancel the purchases and get a refund. But, once the recipients click on the link in the fake email invoices, they will be taken to a phishing website that steals personal, financial, and Apple credentials (usernames and passwords).

Apple Basketball Stars App Store Invoice Scam
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Therefore, Apple customers who have received email invoices appearing as if they were sent from Apple, should avoid clicking on the links in them. They should instead, sign directly into the iTunes Store on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, or Apple TV and check their accounts.

The "Apple Basketball Stars Invoice" Scam

From: App Store. <cs-noreplyngapple.com-invoicenumber201912347@apaajja.in>

Sent: Friday, December 6, 2019 2:48 PM

To: mr-dj@comcast.net

Subject: Payment of 'Basketball Stars' on App Store has been accepted, Thankyou!

Dear mr-dj@comcast.net,

Below is your invoice orders of ''Basketball Stars''. orders placed on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from Apple Store. Our system has been successfully accepted your payment. Thanks!

If you want to view, manage, or request for a cancellation. Kindly download and open Invoice attached below

Thankyou again for trusting us.

Recipients of the email voices claiming that they have ordered a product they did not, and who have clicked on the link in them, should change their Apple password and contact Apple Support for help.

Apple users, the best protection against phishing scams is to avoid clicking on links in email messages, social media messages, and text messages to sign into their online accounts.

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