Be careful before you answer post!

Last Update: September 05, 2018

I just want to remember all of you to be careful about the posts you get. Give you a few seconds to think is it´s from the person/company it looks like or if it could be a trick.

Today I got a post from Amazon Affiliate which looks be from them but I had some feeling so I decided to ask Amazon. This post was not from them.

The reason I doubt the post was that I was asked to answer questions in a survey. I was ready for that but the first question was about my Amazon ID which was strange.

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Internetgranny Premium
Thank you for the warning. I am with Amazon UK - and in due course the scammers tend to try their luck over here.
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Loes Premium
Those scammers are becoming too smart, the emails look so genuine
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Noteboom Premium
Exactly. That is the problem.
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BillandSue Premium
Hi Johann,
I also got a survey from Amazon asking for "store ID". I did answer it as it seemed "normal".

However, I found nothing to raise my concern except the "store ID" which I had none. If it was a scam or attempted thievery it never asked anything else that was personal like website or PW.

I can't say if this was a scam or not. However, I have had many e-mails from Amazon about "my order" which I never made.

I delete those as I am sure they will come up with "we lost your CC number please fill it in to complete the order" or something like that.

Johann thanks for sharing. We need to be careful.

Bill
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Noteboom Premium
I would, just for safety reason, contact Amazon direct now and let them know. Plus let your virus software check things for safety reason only, probably is ok. I believe they were after the ID.
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BillandSue Premium
Hi Johann,
Thanks for the tip, I will be cautious in the future.

I have had several if not many fake e-mails from "Amazon", in fact, I turned down a legitimate $100 gift card from them given by my eye doctor thinking it was a scam.

So you have to sort out the wheat from the chaff.

Bill
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marmar463 Premium
I believe that I got something similar to that but I went ahead and deleted it to save time and trouble. What did Amazon tell you to do about it? I am just wondering you don't have to tell me if you don't want to.

Best wishes
Marmar
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Noteboom Premium
They checked and let me know that they didn´t send it. Give me a guide if I had an answer or open it, and was very happy that I let them know.

They were great, in less than 3 minutes was all clear.
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marmar463 Premium
That is great news I appreciate you tell me that so now I know what to do if it happens again.

Best wishes
Marmar
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HarveyBrown Premium
Hello Johann, lol, I have received the same email. I have not opened it or taken the survey. Thanks for the warning, much appreciated.
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Noteboom Premium
Yes, it was very well done. In the style of the Microsoft/Galaxy trick. Luckily I stopped when I saw their question about my Amazon ID so nothing bad happened.
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HarveyBrown Premium
Hello Johann, I just completed it, but did not provide my Amazon ID.
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