Engadget reports that the Verizon iPhone is now jailbreak to work on Cricket, a "Pay as you Go" carrier which rides on Leap Wireless' CDMA 3G Network. Of course, you'll have to jailbreak, install some third party MMS software, and trust some random dude at the Cricket store with your precious smartphone.
Yes, Cricket will activate any phone that's been flashed to work on the Cricket network.Cricket corporate stores currently don't flash phones to work on the Cricket network but many of the indirect dealer (both standard and premier) have the ability to flash a customer's phone, and most corporate stores will be able to tell a customer where to go to have their phones flashed to Cricket.
To find a list of store locations, click here. If you choose to activate a non-Cricket phone on the Cricket network, there is a possibility that some of the phone features or service plan features may not operate. Additionally, flashed phones are not eligible for the Cricket Phone Replacement Program or Cricket Warranty Exchange Program. Not
all phones are capable of being flashed to work on the Cricket network.