How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 1

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 1


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gwen hodges said...

I have been with pch for 3 year and have not win not a thing I won’t to win I need to help my kids and get out of debt please let me win something

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claudia olivas said...

hi dear pch friends… i have entered a website where it ask me something about a code that i need to type in… but i do not understand… what code are you asking for… i would like to know… i am always entering sweepstakes… but i simply do not understand what code i need to put in to continue…yeah but i have been playing and entering sweepstakes from pch for about 4 years now. i have faith that one day i will win it big… but until then.. god bless all you i wish all of you the best… thanks please get back to me asap about this code… thanks bye..

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Marilyn Baker said...

I received a letter saying I was a PCH winner and subsequently received a (restricted) phone call from someone who claimed to be Dave Thompson. He asked for the reference number in the letter and then wanted to get private information about myself, including my name. I refused and he said he needed that information and when I refused again he called me a “f***ing B****” and hung up.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Marilyn, thank you for bringing this to our attention. That was definitely a scam! We DO NOT notify winners via phone. Winners of $10,000 or more are surprised by the Prize Patrol in person ONLY with no advance warning. Also, there’s no catch so you NEVER have to buy something or pay a fee to enter our Sweepstakes or to claim a prize and we NEVER ask you for your personal information. You may report this incident to us by calling our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190. Also, you may report this to the National Fraud Center at http://www.fraud.org.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Ed Healey said...

I would like to complain that PCH has screwed me out of tokens again I’m playing the carnie game and it’s 10X today just played 25 games winning 47,500 and only gave me 23,500 so everyone count your points on this game because it’s not the first time this happened to me

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Ed, if you ever notice that your tokens are not being added to your account properly, please speak to a member of our Customer Service team for further assistance by calling our toll-free number 1-800-459-4724, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-8:30pm, EST with the following information:
    - The name of the game you played
    - The date and time you played
    - The score/number of tokens you should have received. We’ll be happy to add any missing tokens to your account once we receive your message.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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cathy chercourt said...

DEAR PRIZE PATROL, FRIENDS;I NEED SOMETHING CLEARED UP ON MY NAME. EVERY ENTRY I PUT IN FOR PCH PRIZES, COMES UP TD CHERCOURT?! MY NAME ON ALL THE ENTRIES SHOULD BE CATHY CHERCOURT! CAN YOU PLEASE CORRECT THIS FOR ME, PLEASE? I,VE BEEN ENTERING, WITH PCH, A LONG TIME. MANY YEARS, I WOULD APPRECIATE IT! THANK YOU, CATHY CHERCOURT,

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Sean Hartman said...

A foreign man called me today saying he was with the Publishers Clearing House and that I had won 2.5 million and a new mercedes. All I had to do was quite him the $400 safety deposit for bringing the car. The man said his name was Michel Peterson and called from 876 369 8029. I knew this was a scam especially when he said I had 6 cats to choose from and one of the six choices was a Ferrari.

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Richard Lercari said...

To whom it may concern:
I am writing to let you know that there seems to be a scam going on with Publishers Clearing House. It seems to be coming out of Kingston Jimaca Claims I get a phone call I won 25 Million Dollars. Of course it is not true.Just to let you know. The other thing I am trying to do is enter me in the sweepsteaks I enter my Activation Code No. But nothing comfirmed. Do not want to purchase anything. If it is possible to emter me in the sweepsteaks, it would be appricated The Activation Code is PC538 Thanks Richard L.Lercari

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Sandra Brown said...

Received an e-mail telling me I won a million with PCH. Next day received a notification from a delivery company in India saying they will express post my cheque. Didn’t ask for money except to pay the courier charge. Notifications signed by
Todd Sloan and Dave Sayer. This scam sure broke a 91 year old woman’s heart.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Sandra, 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. Members of the Prize Patrol DO NOT send emails and NEVER notify big prize winners in advance. 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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Katherine s. Thompson said...

7-31-2013 received a post today saying he was Dave sayer, telling me I was winner. Told me to go to cvs or Walmart pharmacy and buy a green dot card for 199.99 and give him a code number off the back of the card. I am bed ridden! Wouldn’t of gone even if I could. It really bothered me cause it was posted on what I thought was a private column on my iPad . Right away I informed all my friends that it was a scam. Hope that’s all right. He sounded like he was drunk and kept saying keep it a secret. Also took photos of the conversation we had .

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Katherine, thank you for bringing this to our attention. You’re right! That was definitely not the real Dave Sayer. That was a SCAM! Members of the Prize Patrol DO NOT send private messages, friend requests, or winner notifications on Facebook. Sadly, we’re aware of these scams and we’re working hard to combat them. We appreciate fans like you who help us spread the word. =) You may report this incident to us by calling our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190 or to Facebook: http://bit.ly/ReportPCHScamFB

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Jana Andrews said...

I have received 2 letters from “PCH” . The first one wanted me to send $11.98 to claim my $3,000,000 USD prize. I sent nothing.The second which was received today says Advance notice of mandatory compliance for maximum prize level adjustment. It says I am to receive an envelope in one to two days that looks like the picture shown.The picture shows an envelope with a red cautionary alert and says this notice only. I know this one is also a scam because it has the prize as $5,000-a-week plus a lump sum payout of $2.000.000.00 , an increase of One Million Dollars. So when I get the special envelope it is going right in the garbage.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Jana, thank you for bringing this to our attention and you’re right! Those are definitely scams and are not from PCH. At PCH, you NEVER have to buy something or pay a fee to enter our Sweepstakes or to claim a prize. You may report these occurrences to us using our toll-free number 1-800-392-4190 or you may forward suspicious emails to us at abuse@pch.com.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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R Young said...

Hi,
I got the same letter as Jana Andrews. The return address is Publishers Clearing House Executive Headquarters; 101 Winners Circle; Port Washington, NY 11050. It looks very official, but offers $2 Million and $5000-a-week. It is signed by Deborah Holland. This is going to fool a lot of people if it’s a scam.

RC Young

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi R, 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. Winners of $10,000 or more are surprised by the Prize Patrol in person with no advance notice. 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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Gladys Garcia said...

Howcan I refilled the estep 1? Because I do not know what to do,so I woold really thanks you, if you can help me. Write my password and you say me, that is it wrong.

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Gladys Garcia said...

Howcan I refilled the estep 1? Because I do not know what to do,so I woold really thanks you, if you can help me. Write my password and you say me, that is it wrong.This is the only one coment I did.

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kim king said...

Scams happen everyday.May God take care of these people.

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kim king said...

Caught you scammers.Even it would be great to see the prize patrol,its still a scam.

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mariela vargas said...

Scan every day 1 millions dollar Williams

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carla t said...

Just got a phone call from someone who claimed to be from the publisher’s clearing house saying that I had won 2.5 million dollars and a new car. It was a restricted number, I started speaking in Spanish and then they hung up on me.

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Rashidah Mercer said...

Im receiving emails from this person claiming that my numbers won

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Angela chipman said...

There is a person saying the are Todd from pch. And he will be at my house tomorrow. And he in useing the find people map thing to find people. I ask him what color I picked for my balloon sand my roses. He told me the wrong collies. So I know he was not true full. He is using all the real pictures.

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Jason Wojciechowski said...

This is the third time they have tried to scam me, all from Jamaica. They really are getting good at this with confirmation codes, call this bank and they will ask you to enter a conformation code that says you won. crazy

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Heather Sherry said...

I want to report a scam they want me to get a money card and put 400.00 on it .and the people spoke broken English and miss Danielle did not speaking well

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Heather Sherry said...

Hi
did they want you to get a money card for 400.00 .its a scam from Jamaica.

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Ruth Acheson said...

i had this guy name Dave Sayer befriended me on facebook claiming i was a facebook winner he wanted me to call California.i blocked him but there is this number that was on his profile page. 876-585-1445 please check into it hope he gets caught.. messing with people is wrong…

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alberto eduardo hernandez jorge said...

Gracias.. La barra de PCHSEARCHYWIN NO SE ENCUENTRA EN BUEN ESTADO , ES POR ELLO , LO CUAL USTEDES NO RECIBEN LAS RESPUESTAS YO ENBIO PARA CONOSIMIENTO DE MICHEL COOLING ., YO ESTOY ENBIANDO LAS RESPUESTAS .

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claudette dussault said...

i have a letter from dave sayer that i have won publishers clearing house ,and even talked to him ,saying that i would get the check by courier. they haven;t asked for money yet.is this for real,

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Peggy Esnard said...

I received an official looking document from PCH saying prize adjustment level approved,I am to mail it back after putting a. On firmed sticker on it that was enclosed. I usually don’t receive mail from you. I just want to make sure it was truly from you before I mail it. I normally communicate by email, so just wondering what this in. Says to mail by 3/10/14, for 3080 prize, but confused because I thought that was drawn for the 2/28/14 prize. Please explain

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Misty Torres said...

I misty Torres received a letter stating I won 2 million and called the number and then they had someone call me and said it would be delivered at noon today me being a single mom got overly excited im a low income mother and I thought finaly luck changeing . And they said it be delivered ups talked to me about my dauggter and said ull be able to give her a good life. I picked up my daughter early to have her share the moment and a ups truck passed my place and I called the number like he said to if it didn’t come and got told u have to pay 2,500 I didnt and never gave but my name and birthdate cause thats all they asked for and it sounded diffrent on the phone it was like they were at home hurd kid I knew it was a scam. In front of my daughter I felt like a complete idiot and a failor just horrible. I hope this person is stoped I dnt know what to do about it. Or if I can do anything about it. All in one day I thought I was going to be out of debt have a reliable car for me and my baby and a safty net. And it horrified me that people can be that cruel.

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Woodrow Barnes said...

I’ve been a PCH PLAYER FOR 50 YEARS and finally thought after all these years, my ship had come in Winning $2,600,000.00. After calming down and enjoying the feeling I was a winner, I NOTICED THE ENVELOPE was addressed from Canada and not the USA… KINDA BURST MY BUBBLE??? I went on line to check my winning number 7354267399 only to find out I was scammed. The letter was posted on March 7, 2014 in the same format as ones previously posted except the phone numbers were a little different as attached: 1-(587)-716-5007 to call Processing Manager Jacob Atkinson and 1-(587)-717-0178 to call Account Payable Department David Wells. I also noticed on the Red Block in the upper right hand corner of the page, read INT’L LOTTERIES CONTROL BOARD 2014??? Publishers Clearing House is not a Lottery??? I hope this helps anyone from accidentally being caught with their pants down!!!

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Barbara Riley said...

I have received two friends request through Facebook. The first one was Dave Sawyer and just a few minutes ago Tod Slone.I have also has someone tried to start a conversation with me on facebook Messenger.is there a way of getting this to stop my account was hacked a while back so I have already changed to a new password is there anything else I can do?

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Janet Kilday said...

Make friends with everyone you can life is short and you want to be know when you walk through the gates! The Pearl of Great Price is the Gate…….Jesus!

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Janet Kilday said...

Should have picked a Simease lol! Read your own email…..just a ill humor here!

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Teresa Hoskins said...

Just received a Facebook befriend from Danielle claiming I had won a prize and needed to buy a card from Walgreens or Walmart for 199.99 to get CNN numbers for Prize.

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Eric Evans said...

I had this lady named Danielle Lam call, and she identified herself as a PCH team member. She friended me, and started up a chat and asked me how I would like to win publishers clearinghouse sweepstakes. I told her I would and she told me I needed to go and buy a green dot card at Walmart or Walgreens for $199.99
It was then I checked on the website and found that this is all a scam, and when I told her it was a scam she unfriended me and I cannot locate her information now. She looks like flow from the Progressive Insurance commercials in her Facebook pic these type people need to be in hell! It is really sad when people have to scrape the bottom of the desperation barrel, in order to try to steal money from good people. Facebook and PCH need to combine their efforts to stop this type of activity against its members!
-Still Broke in NJ

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Shirley Maranda said...

I have a letter I would like to send you . It states that I have won 2,600,000.00
It is from PCH.com located at 101 Winners Circle, NY, NY
Winning number 383708
It claims I am to call 1-877-293-8731 and speak to Peter James.

This is for your information and is signed by Mr. Mike Freeman, President, PCH

How can they get away with this?

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