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 " email@example.com
Date: May 5, 2021 at 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: [CASe /2021/AP03518] : [Account on hold] payments methods failed #113-00129-79001 .06
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,
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