i have recieved a e-mail from publishers clearing house”<info @pch.org pch grant award http://www.pch.com 382 channel drive,port washngton,new york,11050 order winning #7-1-4-8-7-3 e-mailticket#fl654/29/75 cash grant/donation given to 105 luckey inter.receipts $100,000,000 as grant donation aid,held in port washington where the head office is then want info.?????with in 7 working days the grant is for education , bussiness etc. it said it was frommr. christopher p.c.h senior director san franisco,california to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org im pretty sure that this is a scam but i need to hear it thank you arleen
i recieved an e-mail saying it was from publishers clearing house
‘ address-382channel drive,port washington,new york11050 they say its a grant/donation pch grant awardthat 150 people world wide will recieve the mans name is mr christopher and he pch’s senior director his e-mail is email@example.com in san fracisco,california also e-mail ticket # of fl654/29/75 and order winning # 7-1-4-8-7-3 im pretty sure this is a scam but like most people with high hopes i need to hear it thank you arleen
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. You have been the victim of a scam. The offer you’re describing did not come from Publishers Clearing House. PCH does not notify winners by phone. Also, there is never a catch with entering or winning any PCH Sweepstakes. PCH, like any legitimate Sweepstakes, will never ask you to pay any fee or make a purchase to claim a prize. You may forward the suspicious email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or report this occurrence to us using our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190. We also recommend that you report this incident to the National Fraud Center at http://www.fraud.org.
Victoria At PCH
I recieved this email and I was just wondering if it is legit or if it is a scam.
Publishers Clearing House Grant Award
382 Channel Drive, Port Washington,
New York 11050.
Order Winning Numbers : 7-1-4-8-7 -3
Email Ticket Number: FL 654/29/75
The Publishers Clearing House in Colaboration with the United State Goverment would like to
notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of
a cash Grant/Donation for your own personal,educational, and business development. The PCH,
established 1953 by the Harold Mertz and now supported by the AMERICA GOVERNEMT with
the objective of human growth, educational, and community development. We are giving out a
yearly donation of US$1,000,000.00 each to 105 lucky recipients.
These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to 105 lucky international recipients worldwide,
in different categories. Based on the random selection exercise of multi-channel direct marketing
company and millions of supermarket cash invoices here in the State, you were selected amongst
the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of US$1,000,000.00 as Grant donations/aid.
To elaborate more, this draw was held in Port Washington, New York 11050. where our head
office is located. Please note that these donations/Grants are strictly administered by the America
Goverment, until you have been able to collect your donation. According to the federal law
concerning the personal collection of PCH prize winnings, your bonding fees, broker fees, and
tarrif fees, have already been deducted from your winnings, so you are not require to pay any fee
to claims your funds.
The below information has been made mandatory which you must provide before we can proceed
with the claims and inform you on how you are to receive your pch award winnings. You must make
sure all information provided are correct and must be submited within (7)seven Working days.
Failure to abide will lead to disqualification. NOTED!
MANDATORY INFORMATION FOR CLAIMS:
4.DATE OF BIRTH:__________________________________
7.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN):__________
YOU WOULD ALSO BE REQUIRED TO PICK A MODE OF PAYMENT :
1. BANK TRANSFER:
2. BANK CHECK
Congratulations once again from the Publishers Clearing House and the American Goverment.
Pch Senior Director.
San Francisco, California.
I wish I could scam enough people to be able to pay for a TV commercial to take advantage of even more potential “winners”.
PCH is a legitimate sweepstakes company. Over the years, Publishers Clearing House has awarded over $233 Million in prizes to people all over the United States and Canada. To see some of those winning moments, visit http://www.pchtv.com. PCH Sweepstakes winners are chosen at random, and each entry has the same chance of winning. You never know who will become the next BIG winner, so don’t lose hope!
First of all, Good luck to everyone trying to win, second, Victoria? It sounds like you are cutting and pasting to reply, especially when the person you are replying to already knows that they have been scammed or attempted to be scammed. I really doubt you need to say the same thing over and over, especially when they tell you “scam alert” lol, oh well. if this hurts my miniscule chance at winning so be it, I just had to say something because the cut and paste responses seem scammlike themselves.
I dont really know what to say. I cant wait.I have never won anything in my life. cant wait tina
I received an e-mail that said I have won one million pounds sterling said to contact Donald Mathews with name, address, and phone number sincerely Catherine johnson. Is this for real?
I also received a letter from Andrew Goldberg claiming I had won $650 thousand dollars as a 3rd place prize. It’s sickening to prey on the old and the poor.
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. This is a scam. The offer you’re describing did not come from Publishers Clearing House. Prizes over $10,000.00 are awarded in person by the famous Prize Patrol. You may report this occurrence to us using our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190. We also recommend that you report this incident to the National Fraud Center at http://www.fraud.org.
PCH is a Scam in itself. Having entered PCH Sweepstakes for over 30 years, entering daily via the internet, never won a penny or more. DON’T WORRY – YOU’LL NEVER WIN – THERE ARE REALLY NO WINNERS! It’s so easy to create a first name and initial, pick a town and presto, you’ve identified a non-existent winner on your website. CERTIFIED E-MAIL – Never Heard of Such a Creature – Certified Mail we all know about, Prize Patrol Van self explanatory-go to your momma’s house again and let’s pretend someone really won something with PCH – Someone’s Aunt, Uncle, Parent, Grandparent or Child of Publisher’s Clearing House CEO’s.
PCH is a legitimate sweepstakes company. Over the years, Publishers Clearing House has awarded over $233 Million in prizes to people all over the United States and Canada. To see some of those winning moments, featuring actual winners and not actors, visit http://www.pchtv.com. Relatives of Publishers Clearing House employees are absolutely not eligible to win any PCH prize. PCH Sweepstakes winners are chosen at random, and each entry has the same chance of winning. You never know who will become the next BIG winner, so don’t lose hope!
I just reported this to your fraud dept at 800-392-4190:
My husband got a call from “Steve Hunter” at 876-440-6758 which our caller I.D. identified as a cell phone number.
“Steve” told my husband he was a $1 Million dollar winner. Package nbr 112976. To claim this package he was told to go to WalMart and buy a “Pay Pal Green Dot Card” for $200. We asked for a PCH phone nbr to verify our winning. Phone nbr given was 580-366-6403. We have not called either this nbr or the original one that came thru.
My wife got on-line and looked at PCH Fraud Dept info and we called and reported this scam.
They are attempting to prey on Senior Citizens – he asked if my husband is a senior and if he is collecting any “Government Payouts”.
These people are disgusting. Should I file a complaint with any government agency?
Thank you for letting us know. We suggest that you report this occurrence to the National Fraud Center at http://www.fraud.org.
How do you know if you really won PCH prize, I got an email from pch
Publishers Clearing House prizes over $10,000.00 are awarded in person by the famous PCH Prize Patrol. For some smaller prizes, winners are notified by certified Publishers Clearing House email. If you doubt whether the email is authentic, please call us at our toll-free number 1-800-645-9242 before replying.
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