Amazon Scam Alert
It's the holiday season and everywhere we look there's another scam to be aware of. This one has to do with Amazon. Here's what to look for so you don't fall for it. Many big companies are hiring for the holiday season. This latest scam has people believing that Amazon is looking for employees right here in the Capital Region.
According to News Channel 13, you may receive a text message saying that Amazon is looking to hire here in the 518. The texts promise that you can earn nearly six thousand dollars a month and get a brand new car. The text message also says that your responsibilities will be a "financial agent" where you will pay invoices, process and receive wired bank payments.
This is a large scale scam where you are asked to fill out your name and phone number. Amazon is looking into where these are coming from.