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Beware of vzwpix.com Messages Being Sent by Scammers

2018-06-04T13:52:12 -  +
Beware of vzwpix.com Messages Being Sent by Scammers

Scammers are using vzwpix.com, Verizon's cellphone wireless networks multimedia messaging service, to send fraudulent messages like the one below to their potential victims. The messages state the recipients are winners in some so-called lotteries, or they were selected to have their vehicle wrapped with an advertisement in which they will be paid for. The scammers may send other fraudulent messages with the intention of scamming or robbing their potential victims.

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What is vzwpix.com?

vzwpix.com, also called Verizon picture and video messaging, is a feature that allows you to take pictures or record 30-second videos on your device and send it to other compatible devices or email addresses. You can also add text to a video message before sending. You can receive picture & video messages not only on your mobile phone, also in your Verizon picture & video messaging email address, which is your mobile number.

Recipients of unsolicited text or email messages asking them to cash a check, keep some and send the rest to someone else, are asked not to do so because this is another trick used by scammers to deceive their potential victims into cashing a fake check, which the victims will have to pay for along with additional fees incurred by the bank for processing the check..

If you have received messages like the one below or something similar, please do not respond or follow the instructions in them. And, never send money in order to receive a lottery or promotion because this is how lottery scammers trick their victims into sending them money.

A Fraudulent vzwpix.com SMS Message Sent by Scammers

From: 9419578802@vzwpix.com

Attachment: IMG_20180604_124758075.jpg (756 KB)

Good morning,This is Mr Dave Stephen from SAMSUNG PAID TO DRIVE CONCEPT you applied for,how are you today?

A lot of Verizon's customers have reported receiving the above text messages or SMS. Please see the different messages that these customers have received by viewing the comments below.

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