By ZEINAB NAJM
Sunday Times Newspapers
TRENTON — Police spoke victims of fraud Feb. 14, who said that two days prior one of them received a call from a person who claimed to work for Amazon.
The caller said the victim’s Amazon account had fraudulent activities on it and requested that he go to his computer to provide information. According to the report, the victim refused.
Then, the second victim received a phone call on Feb. 14 from a person who also claimed to worked for Amazon and that there was fraudulent activities on her account. She provided credit card information, debit card information and bank account information to the caller, but did not allow the information to be used for any purchases.
That phone call lasted for three hours, and after the call another suspicious Amazon telephone number continued sending her text messages.
After the second victim provided her credit card information to the caller, she received multiple notifications from her credit card companies of fraudulent activities on them. As a result, she cancelled the affected credit cards.
There was no suspect information.
(Zeinab Najm can be reached at [email protected])