This is why Amazon customers asked to go directly to www.amazon.com and sign in to their account from there, instead of clicking on a link that may take them to a phishing website. For Amazon customers who have already been tricked by the scam, it is recommended that they change their password immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently.
The "Amazon Prime Membership Payment" Scam
From: noreply <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Reminders Alerts: Your service status has ended. Please update your information.
Date: July 26, 2020 at 1:28:43 AM CDT
Unfortunately, we were unable to process your Amazon Prime membership payment. But don't worry, it's easy to solve & We are here to help!
Your payment failed for the following reason:
Declined for unknown reasons
The card was declined for an unknown reason. Please contact your card issuer for more information.
To continue using Prime Benefits, you need to update your payment information. Make sure you update this by July 26, 2020. Otherwise your account will be automatically lock up.