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Amazon Warns Of Scams, Takes Measures

Amazon sent an email to some customers on Thursday with the subject line “Protect yourself from scammers.” The online retailer gave tips to help users identify impersonators. "After many reports of scams and phishing attempts, Amazon said last week that it changed the look of its order confirmation emails to now include a 'Smile' logo next to emails as a way to verify that the email is legitimate,” according to the Detroit Free Press. “The smile logo in Amazon emails is only enabled for customers who use email services with supporting technology — including Gmail, Yahoo! and AOL.”

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