The subject line is hard to ignore: “Amazon thanks you — Your 25 Amazon bucks.” But you must ignore it, because it’s blatantly fake:
To Enjoy Your Amazon Rewards, all you need to do:
1) Visit: [redacted]
2) Give us your opinion
3) Redeem your Shopper Bucks before they expire on January 15, 2014
My opinion is twofold, as follows:
- Changing the name of the program in the very next paragraph is a dead giveaway;
- As is the obviously non-Amazon link.
In the middle of the message:
Write to SWJ Group to change your message status at:
(10908 RIDGEGATE Lane K n o x v i l l e TN, 3 7 9 3 1 )
I have no idea why it’s spaced like that.
And at the bottom: instructions on how to use an XML file.
I’m thinking these yutzim bought Spamming for Dummies® and didn’t read it all the way through.
Incidentally, this missive was received on the 16th of January, meaning that if these rewards had actually existed, they would have expired.