Did you receive an Amazon Scam Text claiming to be from Amazon? It could be a sign that someone else is trying to log into your account.? Read this review to find out more about such Texts.
What is Amazon Scam Text
Amazon Scam Text is a scam texts that scammers are sending. Often times it comes in the form of an Amazon OTP.
An Amazon OTP can be used for many different reasons You might see it when trying to log into your account or when you purchase particular types of products (more on that shortly).
As long as the text or email was sent from an official Amazon address you have nothing to worry about.
If you receive a verification code from Amazon, chances are someone is trying to access your account with the incorrect password. If this happen and you weren’t trying to gain access, change your password immediately and check your banking.
Amazon will also never ask you to log in to a URL that isn’t linked to Amazon.com. If this does happen and the URL isn’t what you usually use to shop, ignore the text or email and report it to Amazon.
Tips To Protect yourself
- Do not click on any links included in text messages or emails – instead contact your bank directly using the number on the back of your bank card, or through the 159 Stop Scams number.
- If you do click on a link do not provide bank or security details and never download software on to your device.
- You can report any suspicious text messages to your mobile network provider by forwarding the text message to 7726.
- Change your Amazon password (change it to something unique and hard to guess).
- Change your login information for any other accounts that share the same password.
You may also get other similar texts as they come in various form, it is in your own best interest that you don’t click on it, simply delete it and inform others so they don’t fall victim.
Amazon has also left some tips and guidelines to help their customers in case of a fraud or scam event and on how to know if an sms is from them.
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Last Updated on July 18, 2022 by Julie