Bitcointalk User Claims Amazon to Accept Bitcoin Payments

Bitcointalk User Claims Amazon to Accept Bitcoin Payments

The original email from Amazon is a fake. I recently stumbled on this thread on Bitcointalk, about a user who claims they received an email from Amazon saying that the online retailer is currently in talks of creating their own Bitcoin payment processor. As stated on the thread, the Amazon Customer Service Representative had this to say about the prospect of Bitcoin payments on Amazon: We don't accept bitcoins as a payment method on our website at this time. However, I am pleased to inform you that we are in the process of creating our own Bitcoin payment processor and will be able to....


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