It is not Verizon. The sales reps are essentially "running their own business". They work on commission and you know that OTHER PEOPLE are shady and will lie. There is a word called no. No matter how good it seems to be if you don't want it you don't have to take it. I tell sales people no all the time and I will walk away if they keep pushing.
I am not calling you a liar because I know that there are shady sales people out there. I work in sales and I have worked next to people who have blatantly lied to customers.