WPCNR SCAMMING TIMES. From the New York E-Z PASS CENTER. July 10, 2014:
E-Z Pass is warning Tag Holders “there are emails being sent claiming that drivers owe money for unpaid tolls. This is not an email from E-ZPass or the E-ZPass toll agencies. Please do not open or respond to this email if you receive it. If you require more information, please contact the E-ZPass New York Customer Service Center at 800-333-8655 (TOLL).
WARNING – PHISHING SCAM
We have recently learned of an email phishing scam which appears to be an attempt to collect tolls. An example of this email is shown below. Please be advised that this is not an authorized communication from E-ZPass or the Toll Agencies associated with E-ZPass. We advise you not to open or respond to such a message should you receive one.
If you have any questions about the validity of any message received from E-ZPass, please contact your E-ZPass Customer Service Center.
Here is a copy of that e-mail:
From: E-ZPass Info [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:59 AM To: Subject: In arrears for driving on toll road
E-ZPass Service Center
Dear customer, You have not paid for driving on a toll road. This invoice is sent repeatedly, please service your debt in the shortest possible time. The invoice can be downloaded here.