(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 Matters: EV's Supercharging Impact Across Metro Detroit
About 96,000 people were affected by the scams.READ MORE: Son Fatally Shoots Mother While Driving On Woodward Near Royal Oak
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: Wixom Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Father's Ex-Girlfriend
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