Amazon Locked Scam - Account on Hold And Canceled Orders Or Subscriptions

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Cybercriminals are sending out thousands of fake "Account on Hold And Canceled Orders Or Subscriptions" amazon emails like the one below. Therefore, recipients are asked not to click on the links in these emails because they will be taken to a fake Amazon website. On the fake website, visitors will be asked to sign-in with their Amazon account credentials. And, if they do, their account credentials will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the fake emails.

Amazon Locked Scam - Account on Hold And Canceled Orders Or Subscriptions
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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 Locked - Account on Hold" Scam

From: "no‎rep‎Iy‎@‎amazo‎n.co‎m ‎" auto.confirm-addresfailavey9cllckltuyh@re-paymentsfailed.com

To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Date: May 5, 2021 at 11:06 AM

Subject: Re: [CASe /2021/AP03518] : [Account on hold] payments methods failed #113-00129-79001 .06

Amazon Locked

Hello,

We have temporarily placed your Amazon account on hold and canceled any pending orders or subscriptions because we detected re-cs#100317-, - activitys on it .

To restore access to your memberhsip, sign in and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have provided the required information, we will review it and respond within 24 hours.

Verify account on hold temporarily,

Thank you for using Amazon Services.

Sincerely,

Account Specialist

Amazon.com

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