Do Not Call 1-888-819-1216 - it is a Fake Yahoo Technical Support Number

Do Not Call 1-888-819-1216 - it is a Fake Yahoo Technical Support Number

Would you share this Article with others?

The telephone number 1-888-819-1216 is being used by cybercriminals. The cybercriminals trick their potential victims into calling the number by sending out the fake Yahoo Deactivation Request below. The fake email claims a request was received to terminate the recipients' Yahoo Mail account, but that is not true. Therefore, recipients of the fake email are asked not to follow the instructions in it.

The Fake "Yahoo Account Deactivation Request" Email

From: Account Deactivation <>

Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 03:39:24 PM PDT

Subject: Account Deactivation Request


Dear Valued Customer,

We received a request to terminate your Yahoo Mail account and the process has started by our Mail Team, Please give us 24 working hours to close your Account. To cancel the termination,

Please call +1-888-819-1216 (toll free) and follow the instructions.

Note : All files on your Yahoo mail account including (Inbox, Sent, Spam, Trash, Draft) will be deleted and access to your Yahoo mail account will be denied.

Thank you for using Yahoo Mail Services.


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

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any. Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: And, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent. Also, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

You can help maintain Online Threat Alerts (OTA) by paying a service fee. Click here to make payment.

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews

There are no comments as yet, please leave one below or revisit.

To help protect your privacy, please do not post or remove, your full name, telephone number, email address, username, password, account number, credit card information, home address or other sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. Also, remember to keep comments, reviews, answers respectful.

Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review

Write your comment, question, answer, or review in the box below to share what you know or to get answers. NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users.

Your comment, question, answer, or review will be posted as an anonymous user because you are not signed in. Anonymous posts cannot be edited or deleted. Sign-in.

Do Not Call 1-888-819-1216 - it is a Fake Yahoo Technical Support Number