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Amazon returned the money to 1,500 customers, which were snatched by hackers, here's how to

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Amazon returned the money to 1,500 customers, which were snatched by hackers, here's how to

According to the legal complaint filed by e-commerce giant, more than 1,500 Amazon customers have been sacked by hackers. The incident came to light after the legal cell of Amazon filed a complaint in Lucknow yesterday. On the basis of complaint, an FIR was lodged against unknown hackers at Vibhuti block police station. In particular, many customers initially complained that refunds are not being credited to their bank accounts.



                                             
Amazon returned the money to 1,500 customers,

To go to the bottom of this issue, Amazon did an internal audit and it was found that hackers of around 1,500 customers had refunded their accounts.
he Lucknow Police Cyber ​​Cell is now looking into this matter. According to media reports, the company audited almost every week since the month of June, after receiving several complaints on a regular basis. In addition, the audit revealed that this event was taking place with the customers who used the option cash on delivery option. How was fraud really done?

Interestingly, the customers who had opted for cash on delivery, wanted to return their purchases, and they demanded a refund. In order to give refund credits to their accounts, they were asked to present their bank account details by Amazon. Hackers managed to get the phone number of these customers and pretended to be Amazon's employee and asked them for OTP (one-time-password) so that they could get their refund.

Upon receiving OTP, hackers add their own accounts, details so that refunds can be credited to their account rather than customers. The interesting thing is that Amazon paid the refund, but it was deposited in hackers' accounts.

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