I have today received the following e mail purportedly from Amazon advising me of an order.............
Your Amazon.co.uk order of "CHILDRENS POTTY CHAIR EASY..."
I have not ordered a children's potty chair,nor do I require one.
Thanks for your Amazon Marketplace order with BARGAINS-GALORE. We’ll let you know once your item(s) have dispatched. Your estimated delivery date is indicated below. You can view the status of your order or make changes to it by visiting Your Orders on Amazon.co.uk.
Friday, January 13
Your order will be sent to:
3 challis close
Basingstoke, hampshire RG22 6NA
Placed on July 27, 2016
Item Subtotal: £38.99 Postage & Packing: £0.00 Order Total: £38.99 Selected Payment Method: Visa
If you haven't authorized the transaction, go to the ********* for full refund.
We hope to see you again soon.
I've no idea who the recipient is from Basingstoke but I fear she has been hacked in some way.
The email somehow found it's way into my inbox,the Amazon logo looks quite convincing and I can see how it could fool some people.The scammers expect you to dispute the payment and ask for a full refund by clicking on the link within the email which I have removed so no one does.Then they prompt you to enter your bank account details,if you are daft enough to do this they will proceed to empty your bank account.
Last edited by wakk44; 10-01-2017 at 19:19. Reason: removed link
Old age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill.
i have had similar things from netflix and apple - neither company do i have any connection with.....
I keep getting one for a set of ornamental deer antlers, i check amazon account from desktop and it is clear so just delete and sigh another ten minutes wasted on the computer
Maybe they know something you dont YET.was there a bright star above your house.
Only dirty people wash
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