VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is warning of an Amazon Prime phone scam.
Victims get a fake automated call claiming to be from Amazon regarding the reinstatement of their Prime account. The call also has voice menu options.
If you press a button, a live operator will ask for your credit card info and say you have to pay a reinstatement fee.
This is a scam, and if you get this call hang up.
Both the Sheriff’s Office and Amazon recommend reporting phone scams to: www.ftc.gov/complaint
(This story was originally published on November 10, 2020)