Amazon customers warned of scam emails

Amazon customers have been warned of a scam targeting their account details.

Saturday, 21st July 2018, 3:18 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st July 2018, 3:22 pm
The fake emails are targeting Amazon accounts

Action Fraud has released a warning after Amazon customers reporting receiving fake emails apparently designed to steal their account login details.

The contents of the emails vary, but all have a link purporting to be to Amazon, and asking for uders' login details.

An Action Fraud spokesman said: "We’ve had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to be from Amazon.

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"The subject line and content of the emails vary, but they all contain links leading to phishing websites designed to steal your Amazon login details.

"Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.​​​​​​​"