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Credit Cards

Scam Type

Credit Cards Scam

Business Name Used

Acting as Amazon

Date Reported

Sep 01, 2022

Victim Postal Code

58072

Total Dollars Lost

0

Scam Description

I SAW A TEXT MESSAGE ON MY PHONE SAYING MY AMAZON ACCOUNT WAS A CHARGED 2,991AND TO CALLTHIS PHONE #844-808-8222 HE SAID THAT HE IS A AMAZON EMPLOYEE AND MY SSN# HAD BEEN HACKED HE WAS GOING TO HELP ME TO BLOCK THE HACKERS THAT I HAD TO GO TO A AMAZON STORE BUT HE TOLD ME THAT THERE WASN’T ASTORE IN FARGO SO I HAD TO GO TO TARGET TO BUY 2 BLOCKER CARDS FOR 500.00 EACH HE SAID THAT THEY CREDITED MY ACCOUNT ALREADY HE SAID THAT WHEN I GOT TO THE PARKING LOT HE WOULD GIVE ME INSTRUCTIONS AND THE INFORMATION HE GAVE ME WAS EMPLOY #MC18973 AND ACCOUNT #AZ1179875 AND PERSONAL PHONE #360-743-3785 IN CASE WE GOT CUT OFF I GOT SUSPICIOUS WHEN HE TOLD ME NOT TO SAY WHAT THE CARDS WERE FOR AND HE WANTED TO STAY ON THE PHONE ALL THE TIME SO I HUGE UP THE PHONE AND CALLED AMAZON # ON MY CARD THEY TOLD ME IT WAS A SCAM HE HAS TRIED TO CALL ME BACK BUT I WILL NOT ANSWER I GAVE HIM THE LAST 4 #S OF MY BANK CARDS I HOPE I DIDN’T GIVE HIM TO MUCH INFORMATION SO I WILL BE HACKED