We’ve just learned about a new scam that has just hit Massachusetts residents but has apparently been targeting New York and Connecticut residents since mid-summer. (And probably other state residents as well.)
The scam consists of fake emails made to look like EZ Pass invoices. But the emails lead to a computer infection and a phishing scam. Click to download a pdf version of one of the scams from the EZ Pass website.
Here are a series of online articles talking about this nasty scam:
Think it’s EZ? by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle
Is EZ Pass Contacting You? It may be a scam – from Consumer Reports.
BBB: Fake EZ Pass Comes with Invoice Virus Attachment from The Ridgefield Press
I guess you can’t believe everything you read….