Better Business Bureau warns consumers of new phishing scam involving phony email receipts for iPhone purchase

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The scammers are hoping their victims will panic and contact them to correct the “error,” the BBB said.

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Note: The video is from Feb. 9.

The Better Business Bureau warned consumers this week about a phishing scam that sends victim emails that look like receipts for a new iPhone…that the victim didn’t actually buy.

The scammers are hoping their victims will panic and contact them to correct the “error,” the BBB said.

How the Scam Works

The victim receives an email saying they purchased a new iPhone, and their Amazon account, bank account, or credit card will be charged. But the victim didn’t actually buy a new phone, the BBB said.

Eager to reverse the charge, the victim calls…

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