We all expect a lot from customer service especially because we feel that we deserve the best service possible.

The scam centers on informing the intended victim that the intended victim has won a jackpot or otherwise is owed money by a casino and then soliciting personal information from the intended victim to obtain the funds.

Please be further advised that Division investigators do not conduct such calls and that this activity is a scam. The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. To learn more about the breach and how to help protect your personal information from being misused, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website at https://

Verizon customer service number: 1-888-553-1555 Keep pressing 0 at each prompt to speak with representative.

Verizon credit reporting: 1-877-325-5156 Direct to the credit reporting department, no need to press anything.

To ensure that you cut the time you spend in contacting customer service, like for example when you’re calling the Verizon customer service number, make sure that you have everything you need ready beside you.

Get your account details ready and other important information that you might need like an ID number, account number, mailing address if you have not memorized it or statement of accounts if you’re calling to clarify your balance or due date.

With someone’s identity stolen every two seconds, identity theft is one of the most pervasive crimes in the world.

But it’s also one of the easiest to protect against.

AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador and expert Frank Abagnale offers 10 easy steps to help beat identity thieves.

Alert Please be advised that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has become aware of a telephone scam which is perpetrated by a caller who identifies himself as a gaming agent with the DGE.

They also have different mailing addresses for customer service departments if you decide to mail in your request for service or other pertinent documents instead.