November 16, 2021

Scammers are Primed with These Tricks for Amazon Prime Day — Scam Guards

You’re primed and ready to save during the final hours of Amazon Prime Days and you make one simple click that causes you trouble with a scam artist. How is a person to know?

Here are some things to watch for to stay clear of trouble while shopping for deals on Amazon Prime, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Be wary of emails, phishing scams, misleading advertisements, and lookalike websites, according to BBB. “Phishing increases during busy shopping times, such as Prime Day or Black Friday. When you are making a lot of purchases, it’s easy to lose track of exactly what you bought and where you shopped. That makes you more likely to fall for a phishing scam posing as a big-name store,” according to the watchdog.

Beware of unsolicited text messages, emails and phone calls. “We’re calling to correct your order,” a scam caller might say, and then they begin to ask for information. Amazon will not make…

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