(BBB news release) American Express card holders beware.
According to the Better Business Bureau, scammers are using the credit card company's email address for a phishing scam. Consumers nationwide reported receiving fake emails informing them that their account's email address has been changed.
What does the email look like?
The message informs recipients that the email address on their American Express account has been changed and provides a link to where they can log in and correct the address. The link, along with the ones in the email footer, actually leads to a third-party website that downloads a virus on users' computers.
Steps to take:
• Do not reply or click on the link in the email
• Forward the email to email@example.com
• Delete the email