Amazon.Com Has Successfully Canceled Your Order- Phishing! Has Successfully Canceled Your Order- Phishing!

Summary of eRumor:

This is a forwarded email that says that has canceled your order.   There is a web site link on the order number in the email for readers to check its status.

The Truth:

This is a phishing scam to trick readers in to giving out their personal information according to a warning sent out by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) on May 14, 2012.

In their statement warning computer users to beware of such fraudulent emails the BBB offered these tips on how to check orders with the site:

      Go to by typing into your web browser. Don’t click a link in the e-mail itself.
      Click “Your Account” in the upper-right corner.
      Visit “Your Orders” and see if an order matches the details for the one in the e-mail.

updated 05/15/12