According to reports, Amazon has suspended more than 13,000 Pakistani seller accounts over suspicions of fraud.

Due to government backing through Pakistan Post’s many programmes to promote the cottage industry and boost Pakistan’s exports, the trend of small business owners choosing to become Amazon Sellers has been steadily increasing over the past few years.

Mian Chanuu and Sahiwal, two cities in Punjab, have reportedly been designated as fraudulent red zones by Amazon because vendors based there have been discovered engaging in fraudulent activities, according to GVS.

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According to sources, Amazon has also blacklisted IP addresses from Mian Channu, therefore users from these areas are now using Dubai or the computers of other customers to access their accounts.

When a buyer orders merchandise from a phoney Amazon seller, sellers use the Kabootar technique or false tracking. Two different websites offer fake tracking services.

However, such merchants notify the buyers that it will take 15 to 20 days to deliver their goods. Typically, Amazon credits the amount to sellers within 14 days. Since the customer believes the sellers, there are no complaints made, and after 14 days, Amazon pays the money to the seller.

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Actual buyers never receive their things, and the dishonest vendors profit. According to reports, sellers profit significantly from this Kabootar scam.

On the other hand, carding is the main activity of those who register for an account on a dark web website. Such individuals purchase compromised cards from such websites for $100 to $200 with all pertinent information, such as the card number, expiration date, and Card Verification Value (CVV).

These cards are used by these vendors to purchase and resell prepaid gift cards. They can avoid being caught by the authorities in this manner.