December 18, 2014

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Ohio Turnpike warns E-ZPass customers of email scam

Ohio E-ZPass customers may receive this email, which the Turnpike Commission is warning is a scam. PHOTO PROVIDED

Ohio E-ZPass customers may receive this email, which the Turnpike Commission is warning is a scam. PHOTO PROVIDED

The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission is warning its 150,000 customers not to open or respond to an email from “E-ZPass Info.”

“The emails were not sent by the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, and they are likely an attempt to steal personal information or funds from unsuspecting customers,” executive director Richard Hodges said.

This email scam also has been reported in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusetts and the District of Columbus.

Customers with questions about the validity of a message from the E-ZPass should call the Turnpike’s Customer Service CEnter at (440) 234-2081, ext. 1075.