PEOPLE in Bradford have been urged to be aware of a scam featuring fake Amazon emails.

Action Fraud says it has received more than 240 reports in 24 hours of the scam nationwide reported to be from the popular online shopping service.

The fake email features links to genuine-looking websites and says there is an ‘account issue’ and asks users to ‘verify’ their Amazon account.


The Action fraud message says: "Your bank, or any other organisation, won’t ask you to share personal information over email or text. If you need to check that it’s a genuine message, call them directly.

“Spotted a suspicious email? Forward it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) –”

Action Fraud is the reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime committed in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

It has been set up for the reporting of incidents in which people have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime.

Anyone with any experiences of any of the scams can report them to @actionfrauduk or call 0300 123 2040.