How To Report Publishers Clearing House Scams on Facebook

Hi blog readers,

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As you know, sadly there are Publishers Clearing House scammers on Facebook who pretend to be the PCH Prize Patrol in order to fool people. We want to help our fans avoid these Publishers Clearing House scams every way we can.

Remember, the PCH Prize Patrol DOES NOT send out friend requests to our fans on Facebook. So if you do receive a friend request, chat request or private message claiming to be someone from the Prize Patrol, they are NOT who they claim to be!

A lot of you have been asking how to report these scams, so I put together this step-by-step guide to show you exactly what to do in case you happen to come across one.

STEP #1: On the fraudulent page, click the “gear” looking image and select “report/block”.

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 1

STEP #2: Select “Submit a Report” and “Report Account”. Click Confirm.

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 2

STEP #3: Select “This person is impersonating someone” and “A Celebrity”. Then type the name of the person being impersonated and select the page. Click continue.

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 3

STEP #4: FINAL STEP: Select “Block” and “Sumbit a Report”. Click the continue button to complete.

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 4

So fans, if YOU happen to come across Publishers Clearing House scams like these, please follow these steps and report the scam to Facebook.

And as always, comment below or on my Danielle Lam PCH Prize Patrol Page on Facebook if you have ANY questions. We’ll be happy to help stop these Publishers Clearing House scams in any way we can.

Stay safe everyone!

Danielle Lam PCH Prize Patrol

Danielle Lam

PCH Prize Patrol Elite

P.S. TV REMINDER!! Turn on your big black boxes because the Prize Patrol is on “Let’s Make A Deal” all this week! And they’re giving away BIG MONEY! You don’t want to miss it!

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  2. I just had a call from some one named John Green, he said he was delivering my car and cash. When I called the number back it sounded like the same man (now he was James Washington). I told him that I had notified law enforcement and hung up. He continued to call me 4 more times in which I did not answer.

    $15,000,000.00 IS ALL YOURS

  4. Sweepstakes would not open today. All day I got a “zero size object– try again later” message. Now, after 6 p.m. it just says Internal Server Error.

  5. I received a phone call from a person who said his name was Stephen Michael a truck driver, he asked me to contact John Cartwright at 1-876-861-2983 with Publishers Clearing House. He said he was delivering me my check and card. I told him publishers clearing house did not make phone calls. He called three times I never called the number. Hung the phone up the other two times.

    1. Hi Phyllis! That is not the real PCH calling you; it’s a scammer that’s only pretending to be from PCH. Please do not call that number, do not give the scammer any personal info including bank account information, and definitely do not send them any money if they ask. If you haven’t already done so, please report that scam contact to us via the following link: I encourage you to read these Safety Tips too: Please be careful everyone; don’t become a scammer’s victim!

  6. I have had 6 people from my Instagram friend request me saying I’ve won and need to send money to cover the check and will get it back when I receive my $7000 a wk for life.

    1. Hi Tammy! As a reminder, the real PCH will never send friend requests, private messages, or winner notifications to our fans over any social media sites; and we will never ask for money to claim a prize. Please be careful everyone; don’t become a scammer’s victim! Please report the scam email you received at this link: I also encourage you to check out these Safety Tips for some great info on what to watch for: Stay safe everyone!!