People received a call with a recorded message telling their Amazon Prime membership was being automatically renewed,It invite you to “press option one” if you do not wish to renew. The robotic voice and appalling recording quality are enough to show it’s a scam, but people are still being taken in.
If you receive an unexpected call requiring payment or personal information, hang up. If in doubt, wait a few minutes for the line to clear and call the company using a number on a bill or its website.
Phone scammers are impersonating Amazon. Callers claiming to be from Amazon are asking for payment, personal data or offering a refund. If you receive a suspicious phone call, do not share any personal information and hang up immediately.
The scam call may be a recorded message or a person claiming to be from Amazon. This is a common phishing scam across the UK and US and is now targeting Australians.