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Bogus E-mails Traded on Amazon's Name
The bogus e-mails, designed to appear as though they were acknowledgments for orders from Amazon.com, apparently were aimed at getting unsuspecting consumers to reveal their credit card information.
Recipients who selected the link early last week reportedly were taken to a non-company page that asked for the credit-card information to aid in canceling the order. The site was removed by an Internet service provider when it was discovered it was being used to perpetrate the fraud, said Smith.
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