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pepper60 11-19-2006 06:54 AM

Amazon.com Fraud EMail
 
I received this email in my junk mail box and suspected it was a fraud.
After checking the real Amazon.com site, I confirmed that it's just
another thief trying to steal personal information.

"Dear Amazon® member ,
It has come to our attention that your Amazon account information
records are out of date. That requires you to update your account
information . If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online
experience , and update your account , you will not run into any future
problems with Amazon online service.

However, failure to update your records will result in account termination.
Please update your records in maximum 48 hours.

Once you have updated records, your Amazon session will not be
interrupted and will continue as normal.

To update your Amazon account information click on the following link:


http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ac...gin/ref=/index

Best Regards ,
Amazon Security Departament"

To check with the real Amazon.com if you ever get anything like this, you can go here....
http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/custom...odeId=15835501

Kelly 11-19-2006 12:30 PM

thanks pepper. sometimes i can be naive and fall for things like this

ChickyChris 11-19-2006 12:40 PM

Thank You for the heads up...I see letters like this every once in awhile...sounds legit...but they are not...

Oceangirl 11-19-2006 04:13 PM

As I get 3 of these a week from 'Paypal' fraudsters....I'm aware of the danger. Thanks

Christine 11-19-2006 05:37 PM

I always delete those types of e mails.....

specialk 11-19-2006 06:55 PM

Thanks for the heads up!!! I always get some fake ones from Paypal. I know they are fake since it doesn greet you by your name, thats how you can tell if its real or not...


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