The "Verizon Your Account is Temporarily Suspended" Scam
Therefore, Verizon Wireless customers who have received an email 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/
A Sample of the "Verizon Wireless iTunes Store Payment Cancellation" Scam
From: Verizon Wireless VZWMail@ecrmemail.verizonwireless.com
Date: August 21, 2018 at 8:40:16 AM EDT
Subject: THOMAS, your account is temporarily suspended with full billing.
Reconnect your service at any time.
Shop Support My Verizon
Your service suspension is complete.
Mobile number ending in #0138.
As of 08/20/2018, your service is temporarily suspended due to a lost or stolen device. If you have questions, please read our FAQs.
During your suspension, please keep in mind the following important details:
Your device will be inoperable until it is reconnected.
Your device and service payments will continue at the normal monthly rate.
Reconnect your service
Thanks for choosing Verizon Wireless.
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.
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