Synchrony investigates notification error tied to Amazon co-branded card

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(Information) – Synchrony Monetary mentioned on Monday it was investigating the reason for a notification despatched erroneously to some clients concerning the monetary companies firm’s co-branded card with Amazon.com Inc.

Prospects who didn’t have the co-branded product obtained emails, saying that “a trial deposit has been efficiently made to your Amazon credit score builder.”

A Synchrony spokesperson mentioned the e-mail despatched in error didn’t embrace any buyer knowledge or private info.

“Amazon is conscious of a notification that was distributed by Synchrony in error to some clients. They’re investigating the foundation trigger,” an Amazon spokesperson mentioned in an emailed assertion.

In June, Synchrony partnered with Amazon.com Inc to launch Amazon credit score builder program, which lends to buyers with a low credit score rating.

Reporting by Abhishek Manikandan and Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Anil D’Silva and Cynthia Osterman