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what is amzn.coillwaus?

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Initial post: Aug 19, 2009 4:43:37 PM PDT
I preordered a Playstaion 3 slim yesturday and recieved a $1 charge from today does anyone know what this is. I dont care about the dollar I just dont like anyone taking money out of my account with out knowing why.

Posted on Aug 19, 2009 5:00:37 PM PDT
J. Meisinger says:
It's a credit authorization. This is typical when you buy stuff.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009 12:10:27 PM PDT
D. Roberts says:
It will dissapear soon.

Posted on Nov 4, 2009 7:19:42 PM PST
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Posted on Apr 11, 2010 6:48:32 PM PDT
This site showed up on my cc and I did not order from Amazon this month. So what gives????? It is no longer safe to order from Amazon??

Posted on Apr 18, 2010 10:45:42 AM PDT
K. Wong says:
MKTPLACEAMZN.COILLWAUS charge me $15.99, what is it about????

Posted on Apr 18, 2010 9:05:43 PM PDT
CHKCARDAMAZON.COM AMZN.COILLWAUS charged me $ 28.74 on April 19, 2010 ? I did not buy anything from amazon ? what is up?

In reply to an earlier post on May 3, 2010 2:10:58 PM PDT
MAK says:
CHKCARDAMAZON.COM AMZN.COILLWAUS charged me 13.98 on may 3rd 10 WHY???

In reply to an earlier post on May 3, 2010 2:26:29 PM PDT
MAK says:
I just called amazon because I had a similar charge. It turns out that I had pre-ordered a book a few months ago and totally forgot.

Posted on Jun 21, 2010 6:38:22 PM PDT
J. Rounds says:
I had a charge on my cc acct from AMZN.COILLWAUS and I have not ordered anything from Amazon in a while. Just curious why my money is being taken out without my knowing?

Posted on Jun 23, 2010 9:58:16 PM PDT
hey hi i just bought camcorder from creative and my checkout was from amazon and they charged me $1. uselee man

Posted on Jun 29, 2010 9:05:21 AM PDT
J. Tere says:
I had ordered something from via amazon and I saw $1 charge with CHKCARDAMAZON.COM AMZN.COILLWAUS on my account. My order was not $1 for sure and I had ordered it from a different credit card. I do not see any explanation for that.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2010 8:45:15 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 6, 2010 8:49:06 PM PDT
Mak that was a fail.

For all of you. CHKCARDAMAZON.COM means they are validating that your card is real and you arent trying to steal anything, they take 1usd, and give it back, its a normal feature while buying online, dont get scared.

Anyway if you guys dont trust this, use a prepaid visa card, put the amount you are going to buy in that card, and make it your main Amazon card, that way if there were the slightest possibility to get steal in amazon, wich is pretty small, they would only take the leftovers in that card, and your credit cards will be safe.

Posted on Aug 12, 2010 2:41:57 PM PDT
Lynette says:
Showing a charge from AMZN.COILLWAUS. on my acct today for 22.69. I placed an order using a different credit card & not even for the same amount. Explanation for doing this...? Hopefully is comes off by tomorrow.

Posted on Aug 12, 2010 6:40:51 PM PDT
Vylsith says:
First off why is this in the PS3 forum? Second, why are you posting on the forum hoping that random viewers can look in Amazon's database to tell you why your credit card got charged? Call Amazon. Stop wasting time and space on the internet with uselessness.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 3, 2010 3:54:01 PM PDT
same happened to me

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 4:08:57 PM PST
So I had a canceled order and the bank still has taken my money out of my account 70.+ this is wrong or is it going to come back to my bank this is what they said

We're writing to inform you that your order 102-8802545-2154613 from goodshotlet has been canceled because the item(s) you purchased were out of stock. Please return and place your order again at a later time.Our sellers strive to minimize canceled orders. We're sorry for the inconvenience this has caused. Your credit card was not charged for this order. If you have any questions regarding the cancelation of this order, please contact goodshotlet

Posted on Jul 10, 2011 5:29:52 PM PDT
Hi, I also have an extra CC payment on my statement, whereas I only ordered from Amazon the once, and received the books ordered. Is there anything I can do about this?

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 5:53:34 PM PDT
Y. Chen says: AMZN.COILLWAUS charged me $1. Why?

Posted on Jul 15, 2011 3:01:17 PM PDT
I was charged $1 twice from AMZN.COILLWAUS. Am I going to get those $2 back?

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 5:20:03 AM PDT
I haven't ordered anything in a while, and they charged me $8.99?!?

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 26, 2011 3:37:35 PM PDT
Will they put the money back in the account? they charged me $70+.

Posted on Aug 27, 2011 9:10:56 PM PDT
I bought a used cd yesterday for $6.83, I went to track my orders/order details page to look at a few things on this album and now it's not showing up in my orders at all. I did not intentionally cancel it and I cannot find the seller on amazon anymore. I still have a pending charge of $6.83 in my checkings account. I do NOT want to get charged for something I am not receiving. What do I do? Should I contact my bank and ask them for help?

Posted on Sep 6, 2011 8:17:45 AM PDT
wade0913 says:
Just checked my bank account TODAY and there was a charge TODAY for $63 for amzn.coillwaus... a current charge, not a posted one. All I did today was buy a sweatshirt at a local University... what's up with that, and when will that $63 be returned?

Posted on Sep 6, 2011 8:45:35 AM PDT
GuKnighT says:
Ok have answer for all of you this is from a agent from amazon via live chat ----When you place an order with us, we authorize your credit card for $1.00 to confirm your card has a valid number and hasn't been reported lost or stolen. If you have a seller account on our website, we also periodically authorize your card to ensure your account information is up-to-date.
We don't actually proceed with the $1.00 charge--we'll charge you when the order ships. The authorization should drop off of your credit card within 7-10 business days, depending on how long your bank holds authorizations.
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