It is recommended that Amazon customers go directly to www.amazon.com and sign into their accounts from there, instead of clicking on a link in an e-mail message.
The "A Restriction has been Placed on your Amazon Account" Phishing Scam
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
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!
Account security team
The links in the email message go to a fake Amazon web page. The website that is hosting the fake Amazon page that appears to be a legitimate website, but has been compromised by hackers, who have put the bogus Amazon web page on it.
Remember, never click on a link in an email message to sign-in or log into your Amazon account, and always look at your web browser's address bar to ensure that you are on Amazon's website and not some other fake or phishing website.
If you have already submitted your information on the fake Amazon web page, please change your Amazon password immediately, because, with your Amazon's username and password, the scammers will hijack your account.
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