Scammers trying to steal credit card data from veterans dialing a fake Choice Program phone line

Correct Choice Program number is (866) 606-8198

By Sean O’Reilly

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is warning veterans of a scam involving a fake Choice Program phone line.

The two phone numbers differ only in the area code. The VA reports the fake line does not provide information on the Choice Program or its eligibility criteria, instead it offers callers a $100 rebate if they provide a credit card number.

The correct Veterans Choice Program is (866) 606-8198. The imposter phone line is using (800) 606-8198.

The VA says it would never ask veterans for their credit card information or offer this type of financial incentive through the Choice Program phone line.

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