Fake Verizon Websites verizon.esy .es - verizon64gift.com - www.verizon64.com
April 3, 2014
March 24, 2014
Verizon Wireless customers, please note that the websites: www.verizon.esy .es, www.verizon64gift.com and www.verizon64.com are fakes. Please look out for an automated phone recording message stating that you should go to these websites to claim a certain amount of money that you have won. This is a scam and these websites were designed to steal your Verizon user name and password.
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Persons have reported receiving automated phone calls from the following phone number(s):
The fake websites: www.verizon.esy .es, www.verizon64gift.com and www.verizon64.com look exactly like the legitimate Verizon Wireless website: http://www.verizonwireless.com/.
Whatever you do, do not enter your Verizon Wireless sign in or login information on this malicious website.
If you try to sign-in to this fake website by entering your userID / cellphone number and password, it will be sent to the scammers behind these bogus websites. With your sign-in information, these people will be able to gain access to your account.
With access to your account, they may deactivate your device, add their own and rack up international calls and internet usage. They may also steal your identity.
If you were tricked into entering your sign-in information on these malicious websites, please change your password.
How can I change my password for My Verizon?
You can change your password online:
If you are unable to change your password, please contact Verizon by telephone at 1-800-VERIZON.
Scammers will be creating more bogus websites and phone recordings to lure persons into their traps. If you receive any e-mails, text messages, or phone calls claiming that you have won something and that you need to go to a particular website in order to claim your prize, please contact Verizon at 1-800-VERIZON to verify the promotion.
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