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.
An "Amazon Prime Survey $50 Reward" Scam
From: Amazon Prime Survey [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2019 7:42 AM
Subject: Re: Shipping Info.
We're so sorry that it's taken us so long to reach out to you, Bill! This $50 AMAZON REWARD has been waiting for you since you joined us. Click below to reveal how to verify your delivery information.
$50 AMAZON REWARD
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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