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US News Wrong Amazon Employees Bringing customers by millions of

05:25  26 october  2021
05:25  26 october  2021 Source:   finanzen.net

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The US Consumer Protection Authority reports of corporate emitators, which are mainly as alleged Amazon staff.

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• Alleged Amazon employees have brought customers around 27 million US dollars

• Scammers resort to different stitches to get to the money of their victims

• The Pishing Radar of the Consumer Center warns in Germany in front of current fraud

Amazon: among vans of the most popular alleged employer

The US Consumer Protection Authority (FTC) published a report on October 20, 2021, which emphasizes that among scams Employees of different companies issue Amazon as an alleged employer of the favorite for many fraud. Between July 2020 and June 2021, about every third person explained the victims of a corporate emitator that the scammer indicated to work on Amazon. Overall, the number of messages from Amazon imitators in the said period has even quintuple, as shown in the report. The strongest affected are mainly older people, as FTC explains. Accordingly, people over the age of 60 lose money to the scammers as humans under the age of 60 to four times under the age of 60. The average loss for victims of such fraud meshes is about $ 1,000 per case. Overall, the scams cost the victims in the US so far 27 million US dollars.

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Thus, the scammers are trying to pull their victims from the bag

The Amazon imitators try to attempt their victims with news on how FTC further explains. For example, they point to allegedly suspicious activities or unauthorized purchases in the user account of the victim. If one finally reports to the attached telephone number, a false Amazon employee instructs the victim to give it remote access to the computer or the phone to fix the alleged problem and grant a refund. In the refund, a too high amount will be accidentally "reimbursed" and you will be asked to compensate for the difference. "Some people even reported that the" representative "even asked for help and said that Amazon would fire him if the money is not returned.", Reports FTC.

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With another fraud mesh, the victims are instructed to buy a gift card and send a picture of the back of the card. Allegedly, these numbers are "lock codes" or "security codes". Further, the imitators explain "that the transfer of these numbers that can block hackers allegedly taken over the amazon account." In fact, however, this number only serves to get to the money on the gift card.

Another method is a text message with the information, you have won a raffle of a free Amazon product. If you click on the associated link, you will be prompted for a website to specify your credit card information to pay for the shipment of the alleged profit.

So you can protect yourself from chatters

to protect yourself from such enterprise fraudsters, US consumer protection gives some tips. For example, you should never call phone numbers that are specified in unexpected calls, SMS, e-mails or news in social media. Also a click on the left should be avoided. In addition, you should not permit anyone to someone remote access to your own devices, unless you have contacted the company (under the correct number) directly. In addition, in such cases you should never pay with gift cards or send pictures of them. If you want to contact the company because of a problem, it is the safest way to search directly on the company website according to the right contact information to avoid accidentally get to a scamming.

In Germany, one can also find out about the Pishing Radar of the Consumer Center via currently investing fraud methods. If you get a suspicious message yourself, you can report this via the associated e-mail address "phishing@verungenzerzentrale.nrw". E. Schmal / Editors Finanzen.net

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