WARNING: Fake automated call posing as Amazon credit card fraud protection

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VANDERBURGH CO, Ind (WEHT) – The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is warning of another phone scam.

This time the scam involves a fake automated call from Amazon, claiming your Amazon card is being used fraudulently.

When you press 1, police say you are then connected to a live person who will try to get your personal information.

Report any phone scams you may receive to the Federal Trade Commission.

Forward fake Amazon emails to stop-spoofing@amazon.com

(This story was originally published on February 20, 2021)

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