ALERT CENTER: DMV warns customers of phishing scam tied to phony gas rebate

DMV officials say text messages are being sent to customers falsely claiming New York State is offering $1,500 rebates as a result of high fuel prices.

News 12 Staff

Jul 8, 2022, 5:07 PM

Updated 685 days ago

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The Department of Motor Vehicles is warning customers Friday about a phishing scam aimed at getting personal information from drivers by offering a phony gas rebate.
DMV officials say text messages are being sent to customers falsely claiming New York State is offering $1,500 rebates as a result of high fuel prices. Anyone who clicks the link is brought to a page that looks like the DMV page and asked to put in personal information.
To report a phishing scam email the DMV at dmv.sm.phishingattacks@dmv.ny.gov.


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