Often these messages include instructions to click a link to a false website that then requests your Amazon account information (which scammers can use to commit fraud). Know that legitimate correspondence from Amazon will never require you to provide any confidential information such as your account password, Social Security number, bank account information, or any other personal data.
Other ways to spot the spoofs include watching for extensive grammatical or typographical errors and checking the return email address. If the email address is from any domain other than amazon.com, it's not from Amazon. This is also true for any websites you might be prompted to visit.
To avoid being a victim of these scams, follow these tips:
Remember, the scammers are smart, but you can be smarter!
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