Amazon account locked ,holding my gift card balance

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Neil Maley

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The reason Amazon might have stricter security rule than the White House (???), that you can not steal money form the White House, but Amazon/Amazon costumers lose millions of dollars from gift card scams.
You mentioned, that this is your first business with Amazon. Ok, so from a new account with Indian adress, Indian credit card the first order is for a $1000 + order, with Indian delivery address, paid by $900 Amazon card gifted from one person, and $300 Amazon gift card from a Florida Walmart. (If you live in India, how did you buy the gift card in Florida? If you live in Florida, why sending the IPhone to India?)
I do not question the legality of your claims, I just wanted to show the many red flags that might have came up during verification.
Amazon processes millions of transactions daily. First (second/third, etc.) verification made by computers. You are 'corresponding' with computers.

While it is really hard to get solution form Amazon, even here, on Elliott forum you can find success stories - from much worst cases as you have.
From my memory- there was only one successful story. The rest we couldn’t help and Amazon wouldn’t respond to us.

Here it is:
http://forum.elliott.org/threads/amazon-gift-card-problem.5125/page-2#post-55664