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BBB warns of scammers posing as Amazon employees ahead of Prime Day [Video]

NEW YORK — A new report from the Better Business Bureau warns about con artists who could steal personal information by posing as Amazon employees ahead of Prime Day.

The organization told "Good Morning America" that shoppers should be aware of bogus calls that claim to be from Amazon's "Fraud Department" and instruct victims to "press one" to speak to an executive.

The calls sometimes show up as legitimate numbers from the BBB and other credible organizations

"Once you press one, you open yourselves up to whatever it is they're wanting from you, your personal information, your Social Security, your bank, your driver's license," said Lori Wilson, the CEO of the BBB's Oakland office.

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The BBB said the scammers tell victims that they have problems with their Amazon accounts, like a lost package or a declined credit card payment.

They then ask for personal information like an Amazon account login, …

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UPS Slaps Shipping Limits on Gap, Nike to Manage E-Commerce Surge [Video]

The delivery giant recently imposed volume restrictions on Gap, Nike and some other large retailers, as the pandemic-driven surge in online shopping puts pressure on its capacity.

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https://youtu.be/QvBWu9jVX8M In this footage, hens advance upon an Amazon driver, who makes a fast exit. The hens pursue him to the driveway, then stand guard lest he return.

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ASB MAGAZINE: Two-time world champion surferJohn John Florence, in partnership with Clif Bar, has released a new documentary film Tokyo Rising, through Amazon Prime Video.Tokyo Risingchronicles Florences 2019 professional surfing season and quest to earn a position on the inaugural Team USA Olympic surf team. With Kelly Slater on his heels, Florence is faced with a high-stakes decision five months after reconstructive surgery on his ACL. The battle for Olympic qualification comes down to the Pipe Masters on Oahus North Shore.