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Amazon Notice:Posibile Account Theft



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Date Reported: 7th June 2005 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Amazon Notice:Posibile Account Theft
Apparent Sender:
 Amazon Whats this?
Return Address:
 < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: ref=ya_hp_pay_1/ Whats this?
 VT, US Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Amazon by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • Amazon never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as " ".

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual Amazon URL.
"Recently, our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account."

Dear Amazon user,

Recently, our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. To protect the security of your account and in accordance with User Agreement access to your account will be limited. This is a fraud prevention measure meant to ensure your account security and that your account is not compromised.

In order to secure your account we may require some specific information from you. We encourage you to log in by clicking on the link below and complete the requested form as soon as possible. flex-sign-in/ref=ya_hp_pay_1

Ignoring our request, for an extended period of time, may result in account limitations or may result in eventual account closure.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely,, Inc Security Department
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