(CBS DETROIT) – Scammers are taking over Amazon and taking millions from Americans.
The scammers pretending to be Amazon employees have conned over $27 million from paying customers, according to the FTC.READ MORE: Michigan Drivers To Recieve $400 Refund Checks Per Vehicle In 2022, Whitmer Says
About 96,000 people were affected by the scams.READ MORE: Consumers Energy Sued For $50M Over Deadly Flint House Explosion
The scams involve con artists offering to refund people for a supposed unauthorized purchase.
The average amount lost? About $1,000 dollars per victim.MORE NEWS: 73-Year-Old Woman Killed By Comfort Sheep At Cultivate Care Farms Near Boston
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