FBI Warns of Massive Wave of Road Toll SMS Phishing Attacks | Sync Up


For commuters, paying road tolls is part of the routine. And because many people might not think too much about paying those fees, scammers are now targeting Americans with fake unpaid toll requests. We’ll cover the details of this new scam and what to do if you fall victim as we sit down and sync up with Rocket IT’s weekly technology update.

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In this episode, you’ll hear about:

  • Scammers sending fake, unpaid toll requests to commuters.
  • The FBI has receiving over 2,000 complaints in one month about fraudulent texts claiming unpaid toll fees.
  • What’s included in these fake toll payment requests and what signs to look for.
  • How scammers are tailoring their messages, websites, and phone numbers to the state they are targeting.
  • What to do if you receive one of these fake toll payment texts.

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