Amazon Order Denied Phishing Scam
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Date: 11 October 2007
From: "Amazon.com" <email@example.com>
Subject: Important information about your Amazon.com account
Greetings from Amazon.com!
We regret to inform you that your recent order(s) has been denied for the
We cannot process your order(s) for other reasons.
Your reference number is 7505669.
Please note the most common reasons for order denials are:
-Billing address provided does not match your billing address on record with your credit card issuer.
-Card security code provided does not match with your credit card issuer.
If you feel that your order has been denied in error, please access your account,
review your account activity, update and/or edit your payment method.
Click the link below to access your account using our secure server:
If clicking doesn't seem to work, you can copy and paste the link into your browser's address window, or retype it there. Once you have returned to Amazon, we will give instructions future instruction.
Thank you for visiting Amazon.com!
"Important information about your Amazon.com account"
The one moment it's about your Amazon account and the next it's about your most recent order (or orders, not even the scammers seem to know). Seems like the scammers can't make up their minds about what they want to scam you about.
"If clicking doesn't seem to work, you can copy and paste the link into your browser's address window, or retype it there. Once you have returned to Amazon, we will give instructions future instruction."
How thoughtful of the scammers, providing tips on how to stay safe from phishing scammers. Looks like there is no need for this website anymore, the scammers are doing our work for us. By the way, how do you give "instructions future instruction"?