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Residents in Cambridgeshire warned against scam Amazon emails – Cambridge News

• Attachments or prompts to install software on your computer.

You can read more about identifying suspicious emails claiming to be from Amazon by clicking here .

The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification.

• Forged (or spoofed) email addresses to make it look like the e-mail is coming from Amazon.co.uk.

“The link leads to an authentic-looking website, which asks victims to confirm their name, address, and bank card information.”

An Action Fraud spokeswoman said: “The emails cleverly state that if recipients haven’t authorised the transaction they can click on the help centre link to receive a full refund.

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