I got an email in my inbox a few days ago. It sure seemed to be from Amazon.com. But when I opened it, I immediately noticed five glaring problems that let me know it was a fake.
Here's a screenshot of the email. See how many of the problems you can spot before I point them out.
From: "Amazon Inc." <email@example.com>
Subject: Unusual activity For Your Account .
Date: February 12, 2014 at 2:28:36 PM MST
To: Kim Komando
Reference number: < P2Z023519>
This servicing email is being sent to you regarding activity on Your account .Our expert nice monitoring systems detect an online problem.
Access From another Location dated 2/12/2014 We Lock Your Account For Your Security.
Please Update Your Online Access IMMEDIATELY to Unlock Your Account. Keep you safe good one.
Thank you and God bless you. It's hard to stay safe today.
Did you spot the problems? Let's check your answers.