Unfortunately, Phishing scams and email fraud are ways scammers trick you into giving them your personal information. They do this to steal your earnings and compromise your account. Below are ways to identify scammers and protect your account.
Phishing scams try to trick users into giving out account or personal info. Phishers use this info to log into your account, impersonate you, and even steal your earnings.
Phishing attempts can happen over phone, text, or email. If you suspect fraudulent behavior, simply ignore the conversation. As a reminder, no Lyft employee will ask you for personal info unless you reach out first.
Below is an example of phishing. This scam uses a text message to send users to a fake website where their account info will be stolen.