American Express cardholders are asked never to click on a link in an email message to access to their accounts. They are asked instead to go directly to American Express's website and sign into their accounts, and if there is something wrong with their accounts, it will be displayed to them.
The Phishing American Express Email Message
Confirm your Account Recent Activities [ Customer ID No. 0616 ] - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat 3/28/2020 5:01 PM
From: American Express ®
Confirm your Account recent Activities
We could not complete your request to make a purchase with your card for your security. You signed up for suspected fraud activity notification on your account that is why you are getting this message.
WHAT SHOULD I DO ? : Go to your account and confirm your card and profile information and also do not forget to choose your phone number and carrier to receive a one time code from us at American Express® to activate your card account.
To sign in please go to My Account page. Use card credentials to confirm your account ownership.
Thank you for your business.
American Express Customer Care
Victims of the American Express phishing are asked to change their account and email passwords, and contact American Express for help.