‘Activate your Amazon.com Card’ email scam directs you to survey sites

Amazon.com Card email scam

An email message with ‘Activate your Amazon.com Card’ as the subject claims that you can get a $50.000 Amazon voucher if you complete online surveys.


A recently email scam claims that you can get a $50.00 e-voucher for Amazon.com if you complete online surveys. The purpose of the email scam is to phish the information you submit to the surveys such as your full name, home address, email address, and more.

Activate your Amazon.com Card email message

If you received an email with An email message with ‘Activate your Amazon.com Card’ as the subject, ignore it. If you click links in the email message you will be directed to a non-secure survey-scam site, in this case http://surveyee.com.

Activate your Amazon.com Card survey scam

The survey scam website contains a series of generic questions about your experiences with Amazon.com. It will also show you pop-up advertisements that bolster other surveys and ask you to call a telephone number with a reference number.

When you complete the first generic survey the page will say “That’s it, you’re finished! Thank you for your participation. ” and “While we submit your answers to the questions, we are searching our inventory to see which products we can offer you as a thank you for completing our survey. ”

It will then show you another page that contains a list of offers for allegedly free products. The catch is that you have to supply them with your full name, home address, telephone number, email address, and credit card details so that you can “pay them for shipping and handling” and retrieve the free product in the mail.

Activate your Amazon.com Card phishing

The free products are not worth the price of shipping and handling or giving your information away to online scammers. It is likely that you will not receive anything or that the products are cheap knock-offs.

Transcript of email message

Activate your Amazon.com Card
From Sharron Balash

In case you cannot see images
amazon.com
Your Account > Manage Your Account > Code Details
Sean, Reveal Your Discount Code And Access Your 50.00 EVoucher.

Reference : GF11094796-331DD
Amazon Customer:
Your code for single or multiple item can be accessed for purchases today.

Continue
Have a wonderful Day – Amazon

Please click here to unsubscribe OR
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Transcript of content on survey site

Congratulations!
Thank you for your interest in taking this short 60 second survey about your shopping experience.

As a thank you for your participation and your valuable feedback, you’ll get access to our carefully selected offers valued at $50 and greater. Most of these offers are of limited supply, so get started now!

This special offer available today: Nov 27, 2018

That’s it, you’re finished! Thank you for your participation.

While we submit your answers to the questions, we are searching our inventory to see which products we can offer you as a thank you for completing our survey.

Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle is an experienced tech author with experience in cybersecurity, privacy, malware, and more. He has written for numerous online publications.