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Is this a scam?

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RichNRichN Forumite
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I can't work this out at all, but this morning I had 2 emails from ASOS, saying that I had setup an account and then ordered a £15 summer dress! Obviously, being a 60 year old bloke, I have done no such thing, and in fact, the order shows a name, address and phone number of a lady in Leeds. I've changed the password on the account and can see enough details of the card to know that it is not one of mine, and there have been no other orders. I messaged ASOS, to see if they can shed any light on it, but still awaiting a reply. I've also spoken to my banks, who confirm nothing has been bought using my accounts so, I'm a bit confused. I have a pretty unusual surname, so shouldn't be easy to confuse. Anyone got any ideas on this?

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  • _shel_shel Forumite
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    Probably a mistake when this woman inputted her email which is something like yours. If the card isn't yours don't see how it can be a scam. 
    Don't Buy The S*n
  • Carrot007Carrot007 Forumite
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    RichN said:
    I've changed the password on the account and can see enough details of the card to know that it is not one of mine, and there have been no other orders.


    Hopefully not the ASOS account as your menddling will confuse the issue since you did not set it up but have not changed the password (and details?).

    It is probably just as said a wrong email.

    The right solution was to tell ASOS about it. Shout GDPR a bit and get them to remove your details (the email presumably being the only one) from the account and contact their customer.
  • RichNRichN Forumite
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    Thanks for your reply. I suspect you are probably correct, so will wait for ASOS to get back to me
  • RichNRichN Forumite
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    _shel said:
    Probably a mistake when this woman inputted her email which is something like yours. If the card isn't yours don't see how it can be a scam. 
    No, I can't see how it can be a scam, but glad that you agree. Makes me feel a bit better and I think I'll just have to wait until ASOS get back. Meanwhile, it's probably time I changed all my passwords anyway!

  • _shel_shel Forumite
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     Yup always good to do it every now and then in case they've been hacked and stolen 
    Don't Buy The S*n
  • pogofishpogofish Forumite
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    I’m struggling to see the joke here..?
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