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Amazon’s Prime Days sales events are the most anticipated shopping days of the year. Even bigger than Cyber Monday and Black Friday.

While shoppers get excited about Prime Days, so do scammers and if you placed any orders over the last couple of days, you’ll likely hear from cyber criminals trying to take advantage of your anticipation.

Shipping scams surge following shopping events and the bad guys are getting more creative at tricking customers into handing over their credit card information and passwords. Here’s how the scams work:

A shopper receives an email that looks similar to ones sent by UPS, Amazon and FedEx.

These messages even use the company logos and the return email address may include the name of the company. The email states that the shoppers order is being held at a…

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