WARNING: NYS Thruway E-ZPass Scam
The NYS Thruway Authority is warning of an e-mail scam, targeting E-ZPass customers. The email attempts to collect unpaid tolls.
WARNING – We have recently learned of an email phishing scam which appears to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls. http://t.co/P8EAtYKdpR
— NYSThruwayAuthority (@NYSThruway8790) July 8, 2014
The email scam looks like this:
Be advised this is not an authorized communication from E-ZPass, the New York State Thruway Authority or any other toll agency associated with E-ZPass. Do not to open or respond. The safest thing to do is to delete the email.
The E-ZPass Service Center does not send email invoices for payment. If you owe money for using E-ZPass on a toll facility, the E-ZPass service center will send an invoice through the mail for payment.
If you have any questions about the validity of any message received from E-ZPass, you can contact the E-ZPass New York Customer Service Center at 800-333-8655.