"Verizon Wireless Payment Cancellation" Scam

Verizon Wireless Payment Cancellation Scam

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Verizon Wireless customers are asked to be aware of fake email invoices (see below), which claim that they have purchased products or services, and if you did not authorize the purchases or payments they should visit Payment Cancellation. The fake email invoices are being sent by scammers to frighten and trick the recipients into clicking on the links within them by claiming they need to do so in order to cancel the purchases and get a refund. But, once the recipients click on the link in the fake email invoices, they will be taken to a phishing website that steals personal, financial, and Verizon Wireless credentials (usernames and passwords).

Therefore, Verizon Wireless customers who have received email invoices appearing as if they were sent from Verizon Wireless, should avoid clicking on the links in them. They should instead, sign directly into their account by going directly to the following link: https://www.verizonwireless.com/

Sample of a "Verizon Wireless iTunes Store Payment Cancellation" Scam

From: service@paypaI.com <cs71frequently@gtwdpqldlwp.com>

Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:00 PM

Subject: Sales Confirmation Order April 04, 2018, Here Your Verizon Wireless 2181071683


Thanks for your Verizon Wireless order.

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Your Order Confirmation

Hi ,

If you did not authorize this purchase, please visit Payment Cancellation.

Order Summary:

Internet Order Number: 2131373393

Order Date: 04/04/2018

Payment & Shipping Information




(510) 872-2089

Ship To




(510) 872-2089

Payment Type


Shipping Type

2 Day by 8pm

Please Note: Signature is required for delivery.

Quantity Due Today


Verizon Wireless Pencil for iPad Pro 1 $99.97

Order Subtotal Today $99.97


2 Day by 8pm

Please Note: Signature is required for delivery.


Taxes, Governmental Surcharges & Fees*


CA Local Sales Tax – $2.37

CA State Sales Tax – $6.00

Payment Amount





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Recipients of the fake email voices who have clicked on the link in them, should change their Verizon Wireless password and contact Verizon Wireless Support for help. And, the best protection against phishing scams is to avoid clicking on links in email messages, social media messages, and text messages to sign into online accounts.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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"Verizon Wireless Payment Cancellation" Scam