BBB has been alerted about a scam circulating regarding a fake shipment from Amazon.com. The email claims that the recipient has purchased a ‘Fat Loss Monitor’ for $189.95 and hyperlinks to a website not associated with Amazon.com.
Do NOT click on any hyperlinks and immediately delete this email. If you did click any links, do a virus scan immediately. See below for an example of this scam:
Date: Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 7:36 AM
Subject: Your Amazon.com order of “Omron WZH-638T Fat Loss …” has shipped!
Order # 021-5410667-7705300
Your estimated delivery date is:
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Track your package Thank you for shopping with us. We thought you’d like to know that we shipped this portion of your order separately to give you quicker service. You won’t be charged any extra shipping fees, and the remainder of your order will follow as soon as those items become available. If you need to return an item from this shipment or manage other orders, please visit Your Orders on Amazon.com.
Omron WZH-638T Fat Loss Monitor, Black $189.95
Item Subtotal: $189.95
Shipping & Handling: $0.00
Total Before Tax: $189.95
Shipment Total: $189.95
Paid by Visa: $189.95
You have only been charged for the items sent in this shipment. Per our policy, you only pay for items when we ship them to you.
Returns are easy. Visit our .
If you need further assistance with your order, please visit Customer Service.
We hope to see you again soon!