Stony Point police and NYS Bridge Authority warn of ‘smishing’ scams

The State Bridge Authority made an announcement urging people to be cautious of any text messages requesting collections on behalf of New York toll services.

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2024, 11:40 AM

Updated 77 days ago

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The Stony Point Police Department is warning residents about “smishing,” a type of scam conducted through text messages.
The State Bridge Authority made an announcement urging people to be cautious of any text messages requesting collections on behalf of New York toll services.
The texts are not authorized communication from E-ZPass or the toll agencies, according to authorities. Officials advise residents to not click on any links contained in the messages.
Anyone who receives the message should ignore it and report it to the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection.


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