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 Post Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:38 pm 
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Two recent emails from "Amazon"

Does anybody know what the Flipping DooDah this is about? I have not clicked on any link yet, although on mouseover they appear to go to where they say they go to.

I don't think I have changed my password recently. And if I have, I can't remember doing it and I don't know what it is! :? Keychain knows what it is, but it is not any help!

Any advice would be gratefully received!

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Now I can't sign in because I've got the wrong email address!

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Now I can't email them to ask them to reset my password because my email address has changed!

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:15 pm 
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I would try ‘Write my own mesage’, explain what has happened and give them a phone number to ring.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
 Post Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:36 pm 
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You could try phoning them, but also bear in mind that those original emails may be scammers?

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 Post Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:42 pm 
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Yep, thanks I will just contact Amazon as Jonah says and see where that goes. Something fishy going on there but I have no idea what or why. What's to gain by doing this? Anyway I'll contact them.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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Leewave wrote:
What's to gain by doing this?

Temporary identity theft? You may well find that that Yahoo email address no longer exists.

I hope it all works out well without any hassles.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:46 am 
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Phoned them just now on the 0808 number they provide and gave the information - it will be passed to their investigation team and I will hear back soon. I guess they'll be able to sort it out without difficulty.

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Good. Let's hope it's sorted for you.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:40 am 
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Do you have any cards associated with that account? It might be worth asking the bank to stop any Amazon transactions for the time being.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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Yes I appreciate that but no I don't have any cards directly connected. I always pay at the time.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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Leewave wrote:
Yes I appreciate that but no I don't have any cards directly connected. I always pay at the time.

How do you do that? I have to have a card linked to my account before I can buy stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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Well I have to authorise payment at the time, to be honest I don't recall the exact procedure, but it's not one click purchase.

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but it's not one click purchase.

I went for that a long time ago, but quickly decided that I could easily buy the wrong item, so binned it.

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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I have a card linked to my account, and when I buy something have to jump through several hoops, including verifying I am who I say I am, reviewing my order, choosing method of posting, then Confirm purchase - it's extremely unlikely I'm going to buy anything accidentally!

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 Post subject: Re: Amazon-WTF
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That's why I don't appear to be overly concerned about somebody getting into my account. Because I don't think they can buy anything using my card unless they know a lot more about it. There's a lot of verification that goes on before you buy something.

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