Amazon Prime Scam

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  1. shiney

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    There have been messages arriving on people's mobile phones, ostensibly from Amazon, saying that they are renewing their subscription at £39.99 and to contact their account manager (link provided) to deal with it.

    Report scams to Action Fraud

    Action Fraud
     
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    Ive twice had recorded phone messages telling me this and to press one for details.
    Never had an Amazon prime account.
     
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      Good afternoon I have had 8 calls (automated message)in the last two days on the home phone with a message telling me they they are going to stop my internet connection in the next 24/48 hours,please press one.:wallbanging:;)
       
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        I don't get any scams on the home phone because we have Call Guardian (it's just a computer chip in the phone that intercepts them). Most landline providers give a similar thing free of charge.
         
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        I had similar. So I rang Virgin Media and was connected via premium number. I was told that it was a scam.
        'A Scam!!! my next bill showed I think it was £8 for call. Scam Scam and Damn.
         
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          I had no alternative. Calls are free to VM but whoever forwarded my call on.
           
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          150 from Virgin phone line to Virgin @Mike Allen .
          I've never had a call forwarded on to anyone else.
           
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