Fake "Amazon Account Verification" Emails Being Sent by Cyber-criminals

Fake Amazon Account Verification Emails Being Sent by Cyber-criminals

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Amazon users, the "Amazon Account Verification" email below, which claim your Amazon account billing information needs to be verified, is a fake. The fake email message is being sent by cybercriminals, and the links in it goes to phishing websites that steal personal and financial information, go to malicious websites that infect computers or mobile devices with malware, go to fraudulent websites that will ask visitors to complete surveys that the cybercriminals behind the scam will get paid for, or go to websites that ask visitors to buy counterfeit or fake products or services.

Therefore, Amazon users are asked never to click on links in email messages that claim that their Amazon accounts have been limited. They should instead, go directly to www.amazon.com and sign into their accounts from there. This will prevent Amazon users from clicking on malicious links that go to phishing or malicious websites.

A Fake "Amazon Account Verification" Email

From: "Amazon" <np168@saren.gob.ve>

Date: March 16, 2019 at 5:43:24 PM MST

To: Recipients <np168@saren.gob.ve>

Subject: Amazon account verification

It has come to our attention that your Billing Information records are recently changed.

That requires you to verify your Billing Information, To verify your billing information,Please click on verification below to confirm your billing information.

Failure to abide by these instructions may subject you to amazon account restrictions or inactivity.

AMAZON VERIFICATION

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  • July 7, 2020 at 12:15 PM by an anonymous user from: Shoshoni, Wyoming, United States

    Text alert to my phone from 410-541-1294 to go to verifyaccountamazon.com. Probably a scam. Blocked number.

    • July 7, 2020 at 2:54 PM by info

      It is a scam.

  • July 7, 2019 at 7:39 AM by info

    "From: Amazon. com <support1w@XAZWNADFE.COM>

    Sent: Saturday, July 6, 2019, 01:06:46 PM EDT

    Subject: A restriction has been placed on your Amazon account

    Your Amazon Prime membership

    Hello Customer,

    Your Amazon billing information has been included in the blacklist, due to incorrect billing information

    It must be put up-to date and verified otherwise your Amazon account will be permanently closed.

    Update now within 24 hours to show that you are a human being not a robot; continue using your account.

    Update your payment method

    Warning: failure will cause permanent De-activation if you do not verify!

    Thank you,

    Account security team

    (c) 2019"

    Here is another scam.

  • March 17, 2019 at 9:20 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Amazon" <verificationupdates@com.com>

    Date: March 16, 2019 at 5:11:54 PM MST

    To: Recipients <verificationupdates@com.com>

    Subject: Amazon account verification

    It has come to our attention that your Billing Information records are recently changed.

    That requires you to verify your Billing Information, To verify your billing information,Please click on verification below to confirm your billing information.

    Failure to abide by these instructions may subject you to amazon account restrictions or inactivity.

    AMAZON VERIFICATION"

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Fake "Amazon Account Verification" Emails Being Sent by Cyber-criminals