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Offline alamogunr

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Phishing emails from Amazon
« on: August 28, 2017, 07:32:48 AM »
Despite the title, I really don't know if the emails I am getting are actually from Amazon or not.  They all say the same thing:  "Your Order Has Arrived".  Sometimes "We Have a Gift For You" or some such wording.  Amazon is not the only company to send similar emails, but Amazon is the only one that does not give you a way to contact them for information.

Does anyone know if these are valid or not?

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Re: Phishing emails from Amazon
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 08:58:44 AM »
You can usually tell easily by checking the return address.

Plus, of course, if you haven't ordered anything, why would it have arrived. ::) And anyway such emails as they do send usually say 'delivered'.

I've gotten the gift for you ones -- definitely bogus. If some one sends you an Amazon GC, the wordage is something like 'so and so sent you a gift card'.

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