(CBS DETROIT) – Scammers are taking over Amazon and taking millions from Americans.
The scammers pretending to be Amazon employees have conned over $27 million from paying customers, according to the FTC.READ MORE: Annual 'Menorah In The D' Event Kicks Off In Metro Detroit
About 96,000 people were affected by the scams.READ MORE: Porch Pirates: Tips On Keeping Packages Safe From Thieves This Holiday Season
The scams involve con artists offering to refund people for a supposed unauthorized purchase.
The average amount lost? About $1,000 dollars per victim.MORE NEWS: Two Arrested In Connection To Senior Sexual Assault Case
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