Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


Amazon is a multinational e-commerce company that was founded in 1994. It offers a wide range of retail products, including electronics, books, clothing, home goods, and more. Amazon has an extensive online platform and operates various marketplaces worldwide.
  • WEB: Indicates that the transaction was made online.
  • AUTHORIZED: Confirms that the transaction was approved by the bank.
  • PMT: Represents a payment made.
  • AMAZON CORP: Specifies the recipient or the company associated with the transaction, in this case, Amazon Corporation.
  • Find & fight fraud from anywhere

    Verify With Receipt

    The best way to tell if this charge is fraudulent is to find the receipt. You may have an electronic copy of the receipt, which you can finding by searching in your email accounts for Amazon.
    Or, if you want to automatically find and reconcile receipts so you never worry about fraud, you can use SimplyWise to automatically match all bank and credit card transactions to email and paper receipts. The app instantly reconciles your expenses and flags anything that doesn’t match.
    Step 1

    Connect your email

    Download the SimplyWise app and connect your email account. SimplyWise will search through your emails and find all the receipts in your inbox. This allows you to understand what exactly you are paying for when you see a bank transaction on your statement.
    Step 2

    Connect Your Bank

    Connect to your bank account/credit card transactions through the secure (256 bit encryption) Reconciliation feature within the app.
    Step 3


    Reconcile the charges reported by your financial institution against what you’ve recorded in your SimplyWise account. Find fraud quickly! SimplyWise will match your transactions to your bank/credit card spending and check those items off.
    SimplyWise Community Comments
    Whitney Harrison
    3 months ago
    This charge from WEB AUTHORIZED PMT AMAZON CORP on my statement is a total scam! Saw it on 6/15/2023 and I'm furious! #FraudulentCharge
    Garrett Sullivan
    3 months ago
    That's strange, I had a similar charge on my statement recently. I'll keep an eye out for any updates. Thanks for sharing!