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Beware of Empty Boxes From Amazon

 

Amazon Empty Box Fraud: How It Works

There is a new Amazon scam going on this week. What's scarier is that it's coming from Amazon Prime, which was supposed to be safer due to its 'A to Z Guarantee' feature. What's even worse is that the scammers (sellers) show up on the same page of real products, as recommended vendors by Amazon. The fraudulent sellers even have a 'Just Launched' tag beside their product. How does the scam work?

Watch the video below to see the Empty Amazon Box Scam exposed:

Empty Amazon Box Scam Video

How it works is simple: the package you buy comes as an empty Amazon box! The scam makes sense. Let's take a look.

Why do criminals bother to send empty boxes instead of just... nothing? It is because the recipients sign when they receive the package. In other words, the box arrived at the destination. According to Amazon's rules, once that happens, the item is not eligible for the 'A to Z Guarantee' anymore. Talk about glitches in the system.

 

Amazon Prime Empty Box Fraud: How To Avoid

What can you do to prevent being taken advantage of? Be very wary of the 'Just Launched' products, especially if they come from vendors that sell absolutely everything and are not specialized in something specific. Not to mention the fact that they don't even have feedback yet.

Last but not least, don't forget the old adage: if it looks to good to be true, it probably is.

 

Amazon Empty Box Scam: How To Report

Make your family and friends aware about this scam by sharing it using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to Amazon using the link below:

Report To Amazon Here

 

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