Friday, October 25, 2019

Amazon Phishing Email - Fraud Activity Payment - Purchase of "AMAZON PRIME" on Amazon Market Place

For the record, this is an Amazon phishing email attempt that is recently going around and made it through spam filters. What to do?  Report them, goto bottom of page.

From : ​bi​ll​i​ng-​pr​ob​​
RE: [Payment Update] Case ID: #07777777 - Fraud Activity Payment - Purchase of "AMAZON PRIME" on Amazon Market Place on 22 October 2019 / Pago de actividad fraudulenta: compra de "AMAZON PRIME" en Amazon Market Place

Reply-to : ​bi​ll​i​ng-​pr​ob​​

Dear Customer, 

We believe that an unauthorized party may have accessed your account. To protect your information, we have:  

Disabled the password to your account. 

Reversed any modifications made by this party. 

Canceled any pending orders. You can ignore any confirmation emails that you received for these orders. 

If appropriate, refunded purchases to your payment instrument. 

Restored any gift card balance that may have been used. It may take 2 to 3 days for the gift card balance to be available in your account. 

Just log in and follow the instructions in your account notifications to see what information you need to provide. Please send the missing information by 24 October 2019. 



How to tell this is a Phishing email ?

  1. Check email address in full, if it's not from originating company then it's phishing.
  2. Hover over all links in email, if it's not from the site then forget it.

  3. The best way is to look at message source, see below.

How to examine Email Message Source ?

Now lets look at message source
  1.>Actions->View Message Source. 
  2.>More (down arrow to top right)->Show original.
Check for suspicious links, anything that does not originate from

Report Phishing Email (not as Spam)

  1.>Junk (at Top)->Phishing Scam
  2.>More (downarrow to top right)->Report Phishing 

Report Phishing URLs at Google now 

If you have recievied this email take further action now by click these links


Report phishing at Microsoft and government agencies


Report phishing emails to Amazon 

Send the e-mail to
Note: Sending this suspicious e-mail as an attachment is the best way for us to track it.

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