JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – With many people shopping online, scammers are looking to take advantage of them. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has received reports of scammers posing as Amazon employees, claiming to need information about their account or that something is wrong with an order.
The scammers ask for either your credit card or account login information. The BBB stated the scammers will sometimes request remote access to your computer under the guise of “helping” to solve the issue.
According to the BBB, the scammers are spoofing other organizations’ phone numbers, including the BBB’s number.
Here are some tips from the BBB on how to spot the scam:
- Be skeptical of email and unsolicited calls. Some departments at Amazon will call customers, but Amazon will never ask you to disclose or verify sensitive personal information or…