Data Mining Scam

The sheriff’s office in one Eastern Kentucky county is warning people about a new scam involving a national company.In a Facebook post, the Leslie County Sheriff’s Office said people have reported receiving letters and e-mails, allegedly from Amazon.In the correspondence, the scammer states that a hold has been placed on their account and in order to resolve the issue, customers must click a link and provide personal information.Officials say if you click on or go to the link, the website even looks like Amazon, but it is a data mining site that will steal your information.

Source: MG News

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