Don’t Be Fooled By PCH Scams — At PCH, The Winning Is Free!

This year March 3rd – 9th has been designated National Consumer Protection Week. PCH is pleased to join in this coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. Check out the video below from Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs, and Danielle Lam, Prize Patrol Elite.

At Publishers Clearing House we care about consumers and want to be sure you stay protected from SCAMMERS and PCH SCAMS fraudulently pretending to be associated with our well-recognized PCH name!  As a company that has been in business for over 50 years, PCH is an iconic brand, recognized and welcomed into households all across the country. And, if you are familiar with the PCH name, you can be sure the scammers know us, as well.

Recently we’ve been hearing reports that scammers are accessing and using the names of our real PCH employees in their criminal attempts to deceive you.  Names you’ve come to know and recognize such as Dave Sayer, Todd Sloane and Danielle Lam  – all real members of our famous PCH Prize Patrol.  Even the name of Deborah Holland, our Executive Vice President whose name appears in PCH promotional mailers, has been hijacked and illegally used by scammers.

Our message is simple:  If you are ever contacted by someone claiming to represent PCH, or claiming to be one of our employees, and asked to send or wire money (for any reason whatsoever, including taxes); or send a pre-paid gift card or Green Dot MoneyPak Card in order to claim a sweepstakes prize – DON’T!  It’s a PCH SCAM. If you are sent a check, told it’s a partial prize award, and asked to cash it and send a portion back to claim the full prize award, DON’T.  The check is fake, but the SCAM is real!

Remember, at PCH the winning is free.  So, stay informed and stay protected! And if you want to find out more about how PCH works to stop PCH scams, check out our Consumer Affairs site.

Margaret C.

Director, Consumer Affairs


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Mrs. A.T. said...

Hi! Thank you again for spreading the word. The video isn’t showing though.

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    dorcus ellis said...

    5-2-2013 10:48 this morning an icon of Danielle popped up on my laptop .they asked me if this was the first time I have been contacted by pch . I replied no ,last year someone claiming to be dave came up on my laptop .they then stopped communicateing with me !

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    dorcus ellis said...

    5-2-2013 10:48 this morning an icon of Danielle popped up on my laptop .they asked me if this was the first time I have been contacted by pch . I replied no ,last year someone claiming to be dave came up on my laptop .they then stopped communicateing with me !

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K.S said...

I WAS WATCHING THE PRICE IS RIGHT YESTERDAY AND I SEE, JACONDA, THE $ 20,000.00 WINNER. CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU JACONDA. BUT IT FRUSTRATED AND HURTS TO SEE HOW THE MONEY GOES EASILY TO PEOPLE WHO NEVER ENTER A PCH SWEEPSTAKES CONTEST. SOME OF US, I MEAN PCH CONTESTANT, ARE VERY LONG TIME PLAYERS BUT WE NEVER WIN A DIME. AND I THINK IT’S NOT FAIR WE DESERVE SOMETHING TOO. IT WILL MAKE MORE SENSES IF PCH SPLIT ALL THE MONEY THEY WASTE IN THE PRICE IS RIGHT FOR COMMERCIAL(ADVERTISEMENT) PURPOSES ONLY TO LOYAL CONTESTANT WHO SPEND APPROXIMATLY 2 HOURS A TO ENTER A PCH ONLINE CONTEST,TO THOSE WHO SPEND THEIR TIME AND MONEY TO BUY POSTAGE STAMP TO SEND ALL THEIR MAILLING ENTRIES BEFORE THE DEADLINE, TO THOSE WHO CARES ENOUGH TO POST THEIR COMMENTS ON FACEBOOK OR PCH BLOG, THEY WILL BE HAPPY TO FINALLY WIN A LITTLE SOMETHING.
IF SOME REASON PCH DECIDED NOT TO POST MY COMMENT PLEASE TAKE MY ADVICE INTO CONSIDERATION AND MORE PEOPLE WILL BE HAPPY AND PCH GONNA HAVE BETTER COMMERCIAL BECAUSE THOSE PEOPLE ARE NOT SCARED TO GO ON THE INTERNET BLOG TO SAY GOOD THING ABOUT PCH. AND YOU KNOW HOW VIRAL THE POWER OF THE INTERNET IS ON THE BUSINESS. WITH MORE WINNING TESTIMONY PCH WILL HAVE MORE FANS AND MORE MONEY TO GIVE AWAY.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi K.S., While we have many draws, unfortunately, not everyone can win. But everyone who enters has the same chance of winning the prize!

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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    Linda Karppinen said...

    KS,
    I feel like you do. I have been entering PCH sweepstakes and playing games etc for a very long time now and I don’t win anything.
    I think they ought to take us who has been entering for a long time and draw from us. I lost my husband 2 yrs ago and living with my sister right now which I’m not happy about. Winning would help me so much right now. I know many others feel the same way. I’m just tired of never winning.
    LK

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Mary Molina said...

“Thanks” for the Heads-Up….

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Diana Hanlon said...

Hello this a good thing to let people now about scammers and yes there is alot of them I’m being very carfull about that and thank you for sharing this video bye.

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Kamie cook said...

Thank you for keeping us all informed! I am one who is always thinking someone is out to scam me. Which these days, sad to say, is a great thing. You can never be too careful when someone calls, emails, or mails you anything that may request confidential information about you. You must protect yourself and advise your loved ones to do the same. Do not accept anything from a stranger bc it could cause trouble in the future!

Stay safe everyone!
I am still hoping to meet the real PCH prize patrol SOON!!
*** fingers crossed & praying***

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Stancio Butler said...

Hi! Thank you for spreading the word. enjoying this video isn’t showing though. But you are thinking about who won the exclusive blog prizes from last week? So are you announcing the winners for exclusive blog prizes on the PCH Blog this week?

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Mrs. A.T. said...

Hi! The video is on it and working! There’s a right way to try to get a “fortune” PCH sweepstakes is one of those ways. Scammers just hurt people and “steal” their money… I guess they don’t have a conscience… I will keep entering and trying it the right way… my conscience is at rest!:)

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Karen Shelton said...

Danielle,

Thanks for all the information, I am one of the baby boomers that appreciate this kind of information, so I can keep up with all the schemes that they try. Didn’t know there were so many.

Enjoy watching you, Dave and Todd on the Price is Right. Love the excitment.

Love, Love, Love to see you, Dave and Todd in NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE. Meeting PCH Prize Patrol is on my bucket list and winning.

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Janette Roberts said...

Thank you for the information!

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David Faas said...

Thank You PCH for keeping me informed about the nefarious activity of these Scams!And Once again,Congratulations to Elise for Winning a Million dollers and having her name added to the list of real PCH Winners!!!And I always keep a lookout for those Scams.Thanks to everyone at PCH and to the PCH Prize Patrol for making peoples lives happy!!!

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Michaela G. said...

Thank you Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs for that wonderful and informative letter to all of us about PCH scams!!!

I always get one of you wonting to be my friend on my Facebook page and I know now to say “No,” because of your wonderful information you have put out on your PCH blog and Facebook page. Well, I just feel that it is sad that there are people out there like this to take advantage of us and the elderly, that what gets me so very mad and sad that there are people out there that do this.

I just hope you find them so it stopes, well one can only hope that that is going to happen one day and I hope one day soon!!!

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!

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DINA WOODS said...

Free is good….freedom from scrammers is greater!!!!!!!!

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maria estrella baccay platecki said...

thanks for the information.before got a lot of phone calls and email the pretending that they work in pch but i block them all and also the phone call i never answer them.once again thank you so much the information.my heart is always in pch so much.success is the beginning i dont want to lose hope+faith=belief my dreams come true in publishers clearing house.i like and i love pch so much

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Deborah Holland said...

Great video, full of helpful tips to avoid sweepstakes scams! Thanks, Margaret and Danielle!
-Deborah @PCH

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    Stancio Butler said...

    Thank you Deborah Holland, Executive Vice President for watching a great video, full of helpful tips to avoid sweepstakes scams!

    I recently wrote down all of my previous comments on this blog including my current one when I recently got scammed on Facebook three years ago when you are going to read all of my previous comments on this blog including my current one when I recently got scammed on Facebook three years ago right now!!!

    I hope that you and the Prize Patrol Elite team will be on the road again to surprise me with either any of the prizes or all of the prizes A.S.A.P.
    ***fingers crossed & praying***

    I hope that you will have a very nice day!!!

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Stancio Butler said...

Thank you both Danielle Lam, Prize Patrol Elite, and Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs for telling all of us about PCH Scams!!!!

I used to have my Facebook account three years ago when I recently saw someone on Facebook who pretending to be a member of the Prize Patrol Elite team when I recently won $1,000,000.00 when I recently sent a portion back to Dave Sayer on Facebook to claim my full prize award without sending any money. But then suddenly,I recently got scammed on Facebook when the very next year,I recently terminated my Facebook account so that I’m not going to have my Facebook account anymore at all. Only for me to enter the sweepstakes every day just recently both online and by phone.

I hope that the Prize Patrol Elite team will surprise me with either any of the prizes or all of the prizes very soon by next week!!!
***fingers crossed & praying***

I hope that you and Danielle Lam, Prize Patrol Elite will have a very nice weekend!!!

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    Stancio Butler said...

    And by the way,….are the Prize Patrol Elite team going to be on the road again to surprise me with a National Consumer Protection prize this monday morning?

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    Stancio Butler said...

    And please let both Danielle Lam, Prize Patrol Elite, and Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs to let those horrible scammers on Facebook be arrested,blocked,& terminated by both the police and the law enforcement officials so that I will become a Prize Patrol Elite winner for the very first time ever right now also!!!!
    ***fingers crossed & praying***

    Have a great day & stay safe!!!!

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      Stancio Butler said...

      And please let Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs to check & see if the computer already randomly selected my matching winning sequence number # 25 in both the automated drawings and in a manual drawing so that I will become a Prize Patrol Elite winner for the very first time ever right now!!!!
      ***fingers crossed & praying***

      Have a great day & stay safe!!!!

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Pamela Kostelic said...

I’m glad I read this I received a letter asking me to send a letter$10.00! Entry fee. I did not send anything as I didn’t see pch identifying label

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ruba said...

Thanks Danielle for sharing us….I LOVE PCH !!!

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DeLayne Perry said...

Please pass on to Margaret, Director of Consumer Affairs: Just last night I posted that scammers never bother me. However, this evening I received a call that shook me up and made me call my kids to be sure that neither of them had been in an accident, booked or hospitalized!! I was so scared! If you look up this number, which is the number the call came through: 713-981-0098, you can read up on this scam! They use several different tricks and in my case they actually had me write down a booking#3011759,the name Sgt. Troy Baldwin and the number to call for full info on “my loved one” (could not disclose the name to me til it was verified by me)I was to dial specifically *721-323-667-8073. I did and had to leave a message on voice mail with my name and number, asking for the Sgt. giving the booking# and leaving my phone# for him to call me back with the details of the emergency and hospital name where “my loved one” was being taken to. The trick was in dialing *72. Please look it up and pass this important info on. Soon my Desktop froze and I had to shut it down on the power strip because I could do nothing on it! I had my FB and WF bank open. Now it doesn’t* work AT ALL! When you dial *72, any calls to your line get forwarded to their #. In order to stop info from flowing to them, you MUST dial *73 to disconnect them. Please enter the first # I mention on search engine and read about it. Boy, the timing was strange and yes, I was fooled and rattled! Dee

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi DeLayne, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. It sounds like you have been the victim of a scam. TPCH 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 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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arthur santiago said...

I would definitly wait to see the prize patrol in person to avoid scams. And the vidwo does show helpful tips to avoid pch scams.

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Theresa Baichan said...

Appreciate the reassurance. Thanks for this information.

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Dale Kucera said...

I was asked to accept friendship to Danielle Lam at the PCH page she has for her fans. It all looked legit right down to the “About section” with everything but her friends list. Very convincing, but I declined. BEWARE!!!

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Dale, the Prize Patrol cannot send private messages on Facebook or private emails. BUT was this scam on Facebook? Sadly, we are aware of these fakers. The REAL Prize Partol NEVER sends friend requests, winner notifications or private messages on Facebook and you NEVER need to pay to claim a prize. The ONLY way you would know if you won is by the Prize Patrol showing up at your door and we do NOT contact winners in advance!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttY3LLIgyTQ

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Melody Dean-Lutzke said...

I received a phone message last week asking me to return a call concerning a PCH sweepstakes winning.
the call came from Jamica, didn’t really sound like how it should be done but I thought I could give them a piece of my mind when they asked for money to process or my account number to deposit my check for 6 million dollars!! Well when I called back he thanked me over and over for returning his call and offered his congratulations again and again. Then he said he needed to check out some info and would call me the next day, needless to say I never heard from him…Really needs to attend a few more classes in how to scam people!!!

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Melody, thank you for bringing this to our attention. It sounds like 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 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Ernie Nowack said...

I was called on night with the statement by someone posing as Dave and said I won $25000 and to buy a $299 money check from Walmart and give them the serial number so they could process the claim for the money. I was not going to send any money but wish I had tracing software so I could turn him over to Police. The phone number was PCH private caller and untraceable. You are doing a great job spreading the word as I am certain there are persons that will fall for the scam.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Ernie, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. 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 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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David McDowell said...

I am truly thankful that you had told us about the scammers, 2-weeks ago I had recieved such a phone call stating I had won a new car and was in the running for a $1,000,000.00 almost guaranteed to win but they needed my credit card info. I refused and they said they would have to disqualified

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Susan Heflin said...

Thank you for spreading the word. Now, when I get a friend request from a PCH Scammer, I accept, go to their page and send a warning to everyone he or she has friended. Next I contact PCH and then I turn them in to Facebook. It took me a few times before I figured out the best way to deal with the crooks but it really upset me when I saw people leaving their phone numbers and addresses on the fake websites!

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Glenda Perez said...

Thank about Clear the information!!!!

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Vanessa Holsclaw said...

I was scammed on Feb. 14. I was new to Facebook.I only joined to play PCH. I did read most of the do’s and dont’s. But when Todd Sloan wanted to be my friend on Facebook. I thought who is this . I thought this is PCH . I didn’t know what to do.He went on to tell me I had won . But I replied this is not the way PCH let’s you know you have won. But the scary thing is I let someone I didn’t know on my Facebook and my personal information is out there for God knows who to see.. it was Todd’s picture. I was frantic. I thought I have to let them know I started digging for Emil’s and phone numbers to repot whoever this was I also sent Facebook a message. Not only dealing with the fact I got scammed my husband didn’t even know I have a Facebook acct. This was gonna be difficult to explain. I ask myself should I delete my FB page or what. It was my husband’s ideal for me to play because My father past away and I’m going through a lot with my Mom and I’m very ill. no. This game has given me something to take my mind off my personal problems. Created new problems no I’m not quitting. I will do all I can to get whoever this was . so I’m still playing. Hard lesson learned. Even if it’s their picture may not be them . Thanks to PCH for a wonderful sweepstakes. I wished I would have dug a little deeper and nervier said yes to that message..

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Vanessa, The Prize Patrol cannot send private messages on Facebook or private emails. BUT was this scam on Facebook? Sadly, we are aware of these fakers. The REAL Prize Partol NEVER sends friend requests, winner notifications or private messages on Facebook and you NEVER need to pay to claim a prize. The ONLY way you would know if you won is by the Prize Patrol showing up at your door and we do NOT contact winners in advance!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttY3LLIgyTQ

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Shawna Cheri Reese said...

Thank you for the info. on the video, I know that there is a lot of them out there and there saying that they are Danielle and Dave and the first thing they say is, (Hi how are you)( and what are you doing). I want to win, but I don’t want scamers.

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Sharon Hegwood said...

? Is this a Scam? When I’m doing my E-Mail–PCH Entry, scrolling and looking at products, it runs slow. I’ve learned to move screen because of pop ups. Something from MAryland & a couple of others. I X them off after I figure it out. But are they intercepting my Entries? Some of my E-mails form you make me wonder if your getting them. I Enter daily, for months and haven’t missed any. They do say confirmed. But I’m beginning to wonder. Can you check and make sure your receiving.

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Ida Olvera said...

Someone tried to scam me but I turned it over to Pch.com

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DORIS CRAWFORD said...

HAS HAPPENED TO ME ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO. CALLED SAID I WAS WINNER IN PCH. HAD WON CAR. WHAT COLOR DID I WANT? REALIZED NO. HE WANTED MONEY SENT, TOLD ME TO WESTNER UNION , TOLD HIM I DIDN’Y HAVE IT ,HE SAID MEET HIM AT WALMART,SCARED ME, CALLED PCH . SAID NO.HE CALLED ME NIGHT AND DAY FOR MONTH WENT TO POLICE,, CHANGED MY TELEPHONE # NOW AM VERY CAREFUL.. DONT’T BELIEVE ANY ONE WANTING MONEY AND GIVE AWAYS….DC…..

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dwayne dixon said...

I WANT TO BE THE WINNER FOR 17TH
ST PATRICK’S DAY $10,000,000.00 CASH IF I WIN!

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Roma Sue Noffsinger said...

Thank you for sharing this with me..I will just have to wait intil I see Prize Patrol Team at my Door to Believe in any thing right now..

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rita morris said...

hope everv one check this one out very good A+

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Georgia Manahan said...

I appreciate the scam information. What I don’t know is is how do you notify a winner of the cash awards?

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Vanessa Holsclaw said...

I believe dreams do come true.! although I was scammed. I kept playing because PCH is personal for me!! Maybe a book to come later.

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Trevera A Bess said...

Hi thanks for the info. I have been scam, and calls asking for money,I am still having calls. 7am and cont.on.THey say that I have one sweepstakes I have been cursed out . Saying ami still going to get the green dot card. Ijust say this is not no PCH. It hey ask for 200.00. Turn out it was a different co. Saying sweepstakes took money out of my bank. I am telling everyone. Be careful Watch your back! Look around your surroundings , Please Be Safe! Thanks

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Trevera, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. 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 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Jorge Ramirez said...

wow, who knew so many people were trying to commit Scams and you can see some on Youtube too. Well its also goo to be informed then uninformed and these Scam ads should help a lot of people from not falling for those scams again. Thanks you guys!

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luis gil said...

Hi I receive an email from EUBANKS ANGELA saying that my email has won 1,000000 from PCH.COM and ask me for my name,address,age,phone number,nationality,and sex,is this an scam?

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    Sasha Edwards said...

    so did I! Scam written all over! I responded and have received more emails. this time they want a shipping fee! its a scam!

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Luis, thank you for bringing this to our attention. It sounds like you have been the victim of a scam. The offer you’re describing did not come from Publishers Clearing House. 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 abuse@pch.com 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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TERESSA said...

i dont know phc real or a scam i sign up yesterday evening

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Teressa, PCH is a legitimate sweepstakes company. Over the years, Publishers Clearing House has awarded over $243 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!

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Sasha Edwards said...

I have received this email…which is clearly a scam……

Address: #20 DDA Market Vasant Enclave,Rao Tula Ram Marg,New Delhi India, DL 110057REGISTRATION NUMBER: #Cb/4197003/169.TEL: +917838462249DATE: 04-21-2013.                                                         SHIPMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS Dear Customer: Sasha Marita Edwards ,  Welcome to City-Link Courier where your entire shipping problem is made easy. You should expect a fast, convenient and environmental friendly way to ship internationally.City-Link Courier Systems is a full services logistical company with offices in India New Delhi, New York City United States of America. We specialize in same day deliveries with airplane bicycles and vehicles. Our on-site officer and fulfillment team stores and organizes large projects for advertising and public relations industries. City-Link Courier Courier can help you untangle the logistical knot that is India New Delhi with: * Brooklyn/Queens Big and Small Package Deliveries Service* Truck Deliveries* On-Demand, Scheduled & Routed Deliveries* Warehousing, Logistics & Inventory Management I Mr. John Owen the dispatch officer, I will guide you through the shipment procedures of your lottery winnings and be rest assured of a friendly transaction process. The below stated items are available inside your package which was officially handed over to us by publishers Clearing House Promotion Department for onward delivery to you and it will be dispatched Via First Class airplane delivery channel once you meet up with our payment requirements. LIST OF PACKAGE CONTENT.I. A Bonded Draft Check of $1,000,000.00 USDII. A Certified Lottery Winning Certificate.III. An Endorsed Affidavit of claims eligibility To enable us dispatch your package via express delivery system kindly see charges below.  Note: Insurance fee added.Option 1. Max Delivery Duration 48hrs Mailing /freight cost $150.00Insurance $200.00Vat (5%) $100.00TOTAL $450.00 US Dollars  Option 2. Max Delivery Duration 24hrsMailing /freight cost $280.00Insurance $210.00Vat (5%) $60.00TOTAL $550.00 US Dollars                                                                              PAYMENT TERMSWe do not accept cash upon delivery (COD) proposal for airplane package delivery package. airplane charge for onward delivery must be paid through our choice of service to our office here in India New Delhi as instructed after the receipt of this mail so do make urgent contact with me upon receipt of this mail on the option you have chosen so as to provide you with the payments details required to forward the above stated Cost of delivery Finally upon receipt of full payment, your package shall be dispatched as soon as we complete the shipment process the original scanned copy of your package shipment dispatch slip issued by our courier company and the tracking number of the shipment will be sent to you for your verification.                                                                                        Note This means that the above stated charges cannot be deducted from your Draft Check and hence must be provided by you before we can commence delivery. You are to respond immediately so that we can provide you with the payment details required to forward delivery cost. We sincerely hope the above information is helpful to you and I would like to thank you for giving us this opportunity to serve your needs. Should you have any further queries, do not hesitate to write to us. Until we hear from you again take care. This is to acknowledge the receipt of your mail and to inform you that your delivery is pending. You are however advised to revert back to this office as soon as possible with your option for delivery.  Kindly find below payment instruction on how to remit whatever delivery option you desire. Mode of payment: Money GramPayment Details: Name: – Mr. Terry JosephAddress: – #20 DDA Market Vasant Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg, New Delhi, Country India.Upon payment,You are required to email payment details as they appear on your Money Gram Transfer Transfer Payment slip to us: 1. Senders Name and Address:2. Amount Sent:3. Money Gram Transfer Reference Number: 4.Send a scan copy of the Money Gram Transfer Payment slip via email. Note: Once you meet up with the payment for the delivery charges,this noble company will dispatch your winning bank cheque to your residential address within 24/48hours after payment confirmation. Congratulations once again and have a nice day!! Await your swift response, Yours in service,Mr. John OwenTEL: +917838462249Dispatch officer City-Link Express Courier Ltd.           

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Tiffany D said...

Hi unfortunately I didn’t do my research and and got scammed by someone who friend requested me on Facebook claiming to be Danielle :( I got calls and Fe fir it all…. :’( now he continues to call my mother in laws phone and he already got my money….I’ve reported this but people need to be careful they played me so good. Than this morning got a friend request from Dave Sayers :( saying the same pickup line I got before and I was absolutely shocked! Everyone be careful!!!

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Scott Werntz said...

Greetings. I received a mailer today from Dave Sayer and Danielle Lam asking me to watch for an envelope within 2 days to send back for some drawings that will be held in June in the area I live. How do I know if this is legitimate or not?

Thanks,
Scott

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Scott, thank you for bringing this to our attention. That definitely sounds like a scam! Winners of $10,000 or more are surprised by the Prize Patrol in person ONLY with NO advance warning. Also, you NEVER have to pay a fee or buy something to enter our sweepstakes or to claim a prize. It’s free! Members of the Prize Patrol DO NOT notify you if you’ve won a prize. Winners are chosen completely at random so you NEVER know who will become the next big prize winner! You may report this incident to us by calling our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190. Please read the blog for ways to identify a scam: http://blog.pch.com/blog/2013/04/05/5-ways-to-know-if-its-a-publishers-clearing-house-scam/

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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arf slesinger said...

How come entry numbers are not marked provisional? You are given an entry then a week later it says more is required, either it is or is nor a valid entry when issued???

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Charie Morales said...

hi, someone called me from 7652335108 Alexandria, IL and I was told that I’m one of the 5 people in the running for the PCH 1 million + 5,000 a week prize, and for being chosen I will be recieving a prize, next thing you know I’m paying a subscription fee of $19.99 each month for 6 magazines and will have the opportunity to change the magazines, it didn’t occur to me to ask if I needed to purchase the magazines, I don’t remember them telling me that I need to but instead I jut said ok, since I didn’t mind paying $20 a month, and that I can cancel it anytime, but I’m worried that this is a scam because I gave my Visa card info and I was told that they will be debitting out $39.95 from my account which will cover the first 2 months, and just to let you know, the $39.95 has already been posted on my bank account, my coworkers was suspicious and said that I shouldn’t have to purchase anything from PCH so I called them back and luckily the # works and I spoke with a Scott, and asked if everything was legit, and he said I have nothing to worry about, and that they are the real PCH.. I’m still scared, so I transferred my checking money to my savings so just in case they try to buy something using my card, that it won’t be approved since there’s no funds! please tell me if its a scam!

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Charie,

    That’s definitely a SCAM! Thank you for bringing this to our attention. 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 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.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Mai said...

I love your sweep stakes. I hope you don’t go away
I truly believe that this sweepstake has a legitimate
Place , I have watched your commercials and I think that luck” is absolutely one of the key asset. I think I’m going to win a million dollars this year. Wish me luck ! !!!!! Ok

Huyen Mai

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Mary Jo Calhoun said...

They try to scram me again they say Dave and and they said I won 18,000. Million dollars and they were trying to work it out so I would get the money they told me to call this number 702-723-8740 I hope you catch the guys they have ruin my life because I my lost my home and because they took my car and now I own 5000. On it because they sold it for less and I have to pay the diffidence I got my water had to borrow money to get it they ran up a phone over Thousand dollars that I have to pay because of them these people will not leave me alone because of the money they took cause check to Bounce and fee to be add I am loose everything and there look like there know hope In Site I am a mother of 4 handicap children and I am disable my my husband work but we done have a lot of money and we lost a son in 1991 at the age of seven we had just started to get on are feet when this happen send April 19 when this started we have had no piece from these people they try a number of time to get more money from us

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Mary Jo Calhoun said...

Please help us I gave you the number they day before yesterday please stop these people if you can my life is ruin and I don’t have the money to get back on my feet have to pay for a car and had to change my bank please pick me I can real use the money to put my life back together

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Christ Carr said...

I have gotten an email message saying I won a million USD. Lotto winning number and email ticket number. I was told to send my full name , address, sex, nationality, age, etc.. I got the info on hand but do I win.

Real talk,
Christ Carr

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paul davis said...

THE winning is not free, You have to take surveys subscribe to mags and other things before you can claim your prize

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juanita delp said...

just had this to happen to me did not fall for this

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Christine Terens said...

Hello Pch , I am hoping this is the right sight to play the games and enter. do that I got where Danielle Lam came up on my screen just as well. saying need to enter now . Not sure if this was even a scam? Is it a scam? thanks ,Christine Terens. In Wisconsin. This was with the big check forever & legacy one for February th 28, 2014. please get back to me on this if that was a scam??? thanks.

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Mary Muller said...

I received a partial prize of $5,982.88 of a total third place prize of $2,500,000 claiming to be from PCH. althought the check was issued from Milspec Industries 5825 S greenwood Ave Los Angeles CA 90040. in the body of the letter i am supposed to call up and give a pin code before I can proceed. this is a scam correct?

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Audrey Krauss said...

Today when I started my PCH.com I received an ivite for st patrick day. I cannot get it on or off my computer. And I cannot finish my searches.
Please help me. Audrey Krauss

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peter caruso said...

did I win

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Lashell Irving said...

I have always stated even unto now PCH IS REAL AND NOT ONLY THAT THEY REAL , BUT ALWAY KEEP FACEBOOK UP DATE D ! TELLUS ALLTO BECAREFULL!! OF CORSE I HAVE BEEN SCAM SOO MANY TIMES ! But perseverance s and push threw it what every trying to stop u from GETING what you want determation is the only way to achive what u want !! Remember not as fast , even how pretty it may look or sound , but he that finish to the end !! IF U DONT WIN AT LEAST YOU , FINISH !!ps IN FISHING THERE IS LESSON TO BE LEARN!! GO GET YOUR !! THANKS U PCH

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Lashell Irving said...

THANKS FOR KEEP US POSTED !! PCH

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mark giombetti said...

GOD LOVES US ALL MAG

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STEVEN DUNN said...

I recev a facebook frinds request from someone said he is tood Sloane but did not anser it question what happen to all that have taken by those scamer
f0r money how can we recover from wath was tanken from us?!

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Thomas Edison said...

I wished these scammerers would just leave me alone already… claiming to be the real pch.

There unwanted actions provoke me in a way that makes it hard to stay positive and concentrate on my legitimate entries. I dont need their excess distractions. Can someone from PCH customer service understand and help me with patience and caring. The scammers wont let me be. Idk what to do now, its gotten to be insane. I have nothing but my heart an conscience. Im in pain daily because of this unfortunate situation. I hope an pray PCH to the rescue. ?..?..?

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Adrian Senneff said...

I HOPE TO NIGHT IS MY LUCK TO WIN

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Adrian Senneff said...

I HOPE TO SEE GUYS AT MY DOOR

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laura martinez said...

Im getting calls saying i have to pay and buy things to win… this is all yhe time…

I paid over 300$ in the past 3yrs. And i never recived my gifts. …

This is fake. Only abussing my emotions and my emails.

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laura martinez said...

Its such a scam….

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ange vega said...

Hi ,I just received a letter trlling me I won a million dollars from pch ,but to claim it I needed to have 400 to 600 dollars for delivery charges out of a company called DTC express courier out of Delhi In India . Can someone stop these scammers .

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Ahmedauman said...

This looks like something that would haeppn to a synthol user. It’s not steroids per se. They literally just pump oil or some sort of fluid under the muscle to bulge it up. It’s like collagen injections for lips. The people who use synthol are really sad creatures, because they usually end up grossly deformed and proud of it. There’s muscle, but these people look like they’re wearing puffy sumo suits for their arms and chest. I suggest googling synthol images. This gush is probably a mix of pus and the synthol (or some other puffing agent).

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Patricia said...

catmom In answer to piordefren: Pus is actually millions and millions of a particular white blood cell (to be exact, neutrophils) that have given their little lives by eating invading bacteria. The white cells are dead, and you will not find any bacteria left if you looked at the pus microscopically. I guess you can call an abscess a sign of immune response. I think normally the term immune response relates to the ability of the body to make antibodies.

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Yeyen said...

there are some videos out there that have what aprpaes to be rivers of pus gushing from arms and legs; one in particular has a doctor shoving his entire hand into the open wound to aid in the draining, but these are dead bodies the pus is actually the muscles that have broken down into liquids. this video obviously isn’t the case, but it just reminded me of the ones i just talked about. (anyone else hear that screaming child in the backround?!)

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Brenda Gibson said...

Thank you for the tips about scammers. Thank you.

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Debashish said...

Twenty Four hours after I was booted off diurng a class, double bummer. I can Not even get the Log in page to load. ENOUGH ALREADY!! I’M GOING THRU WW. Webkinz with drawl. In all the time we’ve been members, I’ve not missed a day of signing in. Kinda like Perfect attendance. May miss an account here and there. but I log in and do dailies and check activities. I like to play in the evening. I can pick up trash with out getting snaked. and cook up a storm and go get rercycling try for atleast a bag a day. NOT TODAY. No Prizes this week. total bummer. forgot new user name till now. so at least I can look for ads and play some games.

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