How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 3

How to report a Publishers Clearing House Scam Step 3


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julia justice said...

hi dave. to report a scam i would tell publishers clearing house. that answere. because i do not believe everything i hear. julia justice.

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Kenneth Lucas said...

somebody on my facebook pose a as Dave Sawyer call my house won the Super Prize so I told him he’s knocked on my door and hey where are because PCH does not notify people on Facebook that they won

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Sharon Rolle said...

hi Dave some call me and said that i wone tow diome watch whach i havent got ,and said that i am in the run for some maney

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Sharon, thank you for bringing this to our attention. That was NOT the real Dave Sayer! That was 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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Allison Arnold said...

I keep getting a call from the number (876)2806681 saying I have won a PCH prize and such. The man calls himself Dave Washington saying that he is with the PCH Prize Patrol, and is asking that I pay 1% which would be $300 to the IRS to claim such prize. I have not given any money and do not plan on doing such.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Allison, we’re so glad you didn’t fall for it! PCH, like any legitimate Sweepstakes, will NEVER ask you to buy something or to pay a fee to enter our sweepstakes or to claim a prize. Sadly, we’re aware of the scam issue and we’re working hard to tackle this issue. You may report this occurrence to us by calling 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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Jeanette Rigopoulos said...

I was scammed, sorry to say that I fell for it and paid the first fee asked. Then it just didn’t seem right, so I refused the ‘big one’. Now I know I could have checked on the internet, even while he had me on the phone line, and found out that all the things that are not legitimate he was asking of me. I will most likely have a huge cell phone bill, too. BEWARE OF THIS SCAM.

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Wayson hokama said...

I just got off my cel phone (after 17 min.) with some clamping to be James Anderson with publisher clearing house that I won a new car and some money. But when he said I need to send $499 I hung op on him. And he has called back 4 time as I’m typing this out. Now I’m getting calls with a block number. The number is 1-876-893-8401

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Wayson, thank you for bringing this to our attention. That’s definitely a scam and we’re so glad you didn’t fall for it! 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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Wayson hokama said...

I just check out the area code 876 is from Jamaica

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Wayson hokama said...

Can I block his calls?

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Wayson, thank you for bringing this to our attention. This is definitely 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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Venessa Eldridge said...

Hi! I just got a call from a restricted number. I didn’t answer it and let it go to voice mail. They left a message (that I still have) claiming to be PCH but couldn’t speak English very well and it was clearly a scam. The number was (876) 844-0154. I returned the call and told them I was reporting them. They cussed me out.

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Dana Notario said...

Hi! I just received an email from aim@aim.com stating I won a PCH Mega Prize of $1,000,000.00. They told me to contact Dave Sawyer by email with my contact details for verification to claim my prize. Just wanted to post this so that others don’t fall for it.

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Dana, thank you for bringing this to everyone’s attention. We’re so glad you didn’t fall for it! Sadly, we’re aware of these scams and we’re working hard to tackle this issue. We appreciate fans like you who help spread the word! =) You may forward this suspicious email to us at abuse@pch.com.

    - Jussie W. at PCH

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Gail McDonough said...

I have received at least 10 letters from some international post service to send money from $7.50 to $12.00 to enter to win $5,000.00 per week. That if I did not send the money I would no longer be eligible..

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bradley johnson said...

I had a call from the # 000-000-0000. Claiming I wad eligible to recieve a diamond ring and six magazines for $16.00 per month. I was transferred to the man “supetvisor” who procede to tell me that it would be $64.00 per month for 12 months. I told him to forget it and he said it was to late. I had alrwady placed the order and would be forced to pay for them. This must be a scam because I can’t believe that pch would allow their customers the way I was treated. I need to know that this was a scam before I contact th

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Brenda Minton said...

I received a call from 876-792-7963, John Anderson. This guy was Indian so it was hard to understand him. He put the manager “Peter Beck” on the phone. Sounded like the same person. Told me I won 1.5 million and a Mercedes. Wanted 1% for shipping and handling. When I said PCH doesn’t want part of the winnings they hung up. How stupid, I guess they think people are ignorant. Not falling for it!

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Debbie Estep said...

I just received a friend re quest from DANIELLE LAM and she told me that I WON $10,000,000.00 and she told me to call TODD SLOANE at 646-926-4489 and they want me to buy acard at Walmart for a scatch off card for a Conf.# for $360.00 .

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    PCH Staff said...

    Hi Debbie, thank you for bringing this to our attention. The message you received was NOT from a member of the Prize Patrol. It 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. 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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Douglas Aviguetero said...

Just received a call from 876-893-8401 and asked my wife to check on it. Wife messaged back to not call it because she looked online and saw it was a scam. People are so desperate if the have to do things like this fto innocent people. Glad to share this information

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Scott Drescher said...

Just got a call from a heavily accented man claiming to be PCH. He said I won $4.million, and needed to pay for the delivery. He insulted my son when he answered the phone and demanded to speak to my husband. He wanted $250. for the delivery. I hung up.

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Scott Drescher said...

The number they called from was 876-356-3596.

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Kelly Foreman said...

Hi I just got a call from someone saying that I won 2.5 million from u guys so I started asking question like why are you call and was told that a lot of changes have been made and that I was to call back but was not able to because the number was long distance I was suppose to call someone by the name of tony McDonald and the number is from Jamaica just wanted to let you know the number is 876 402 2572

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Matt Guido said...

Email from some source telling me to email my information to DTDC Express Inc. Wondering if this was a scam.

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angie sly said...

Did you post Does anyone like Sushi cause on my facebook it says pch clearing House. Do you like Sushi you click it and it brings up an oriental page.that has nothing to do with pch.I’m just not sure I want to use pch anymore I’m always gettig thing that you guys didn’t post.thank you if you did post this I apologize.

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Jason Kitchel said...

A Person supposedly named Wendy Smith called my grandmother from phone number 516-415-3164. I stopped her as she was leaving for rite aid to get a prepaid green dot gift card… These people make me sick!

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Joseph Bouvier said...

Just got a call from 876-792-7963 saying I won $5M and a new car. I feigned a bad connection and he said he’d call back. How did they get my name and number?

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Joyce Plennert said...

First of all, it is hard for me to believe that this is your Blog Dave Sayer.. I have been scammed by one of assumed to be Todd Sloane. This has been heartbreaking and I don’t know what on Facebook is real anymore. Your report set up has mistakes in spelling which if you were a PCH associate would check this out before posting on the web. Other people, it is great you understand the posting. The people who scammed me did not use language that would be fitting for PCH to use. Right now unless you can prove that PCH is on the up and up after ordering from Publishers Clearing House since 1961 can’t believe that this is an honest contest . I feel violated and very sad that this is happening here in The United Stares especially. God Bless America.

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James Green said...

Do you have a person by the name of Robert lambdin working for you. Re’cd an email stating I had won money from pch asking foralot of info. Did not want to give him that info without checking with pch. Thanks pleas let me know

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James Green said...

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Elizabeth Rogge said...

Just got a call on husband’s cell phone from 8763619154 (Jamaica) telling us we had won PCH prize. I was instructed to call 8763635199 and ask for Morgan ext. 7 to claim my prize. I didn’t want to call Jamaica, but I did want to report this scam.

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steve hobbs said...

Someone just. Try to scam me using the Green Dot card. They wanted me to purchase a greendot card in order to claim my prize I know it is well known that you do not have to purchase anything to win a prize from PCH

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steve hobbs said...

By using Facebook to contact me

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Diana Little said...

I was contacted (by phone) this morning by a Jim Kingston (from 876-365-8588) and was told I had won money & a car. I couldn’t understand well so he asked me to call his supervisor (Albert Johnson) at 876-373-1309 to verify the win. I called, but when he started telling me how to get a prepaid green dot card at Walgreens for taxes, I told him I felt like this was a scam – conversation ended at that point.

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Stephanie Hinton said...

Someone called from this number to report that I had won $500,00.00 . 876-339-0833 He gave me multiple digits to have to claim a suitcase ith the money and that I would receive a 2014 Mercedes -Benz. He stated that PBC had paid 99% of the taxes but I would have to pay 1% which equaled$599.99 I was to get a green dot card and load that amount and be ready to give him the 15 digits on the back of the money card by phone prior to receiving the money tomorrow @9:30 am.

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cheryl moran said...

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catherine. seefeldt said...

Beware of the phone number 876 585-7570..caller said he was dave from pch..three scams in a week..smdh!

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Arlene Adamski said...

I just won $5000 per week plus a 1 million plus bonus. I knew this was a scam from the beginning. The phone number was a foreign listing 18765905288.

All I had to do was pay $990. sure, I’ll send you a check

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austin strickland said...

I just got a cal from jamaca saying that i won a million and a new car. I was like wow! P.c.h is a big name! Then they pushed and pushed for me to never tell anyone because it could harm his ”driver”. Ok… Then they ask me to wire them money to confirm my account or whatever. This is not right at all and should be stopped.

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Amy Angel said...

My Mother just received a call telling her she won a large sum of money and a truck. She told them she thought it was a scam he gave her the number listed here and told her to call to verify. She didn’t but the first guy is continuing to call her trying to get her to overnight $3500.00 and didn’t understand that the banks here are closed tomorrow. She finally got off the phone with him telling her he would call back at 10 pm with note details and for her to keep quiet about this!!!! So horrible doing this to the elderly!!!! Numbers used and name. 1-876-420-6468 did not give his name but looked it up and came up as a woman not a man Elle Golding. Next number which led me here is 1-516-415-3164 supposed to be for Andy Goldberg.

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bethany glenn said...

I received a call today from 876-870-4681. They said that I had won a tier 3 prize for my city (gave the correct city name) and all I had to do was call the number they gave me. They did not ask for money. They gave me the name Mark Rosenburg and his extension, a package number and the phone number 1-876-598-0287. Reverse look up says that is a cell phone from Jamaica. I did not call the number. I hope you can stop them.

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Cindy Powell said...

He’s using pch.com and the name David Washington.

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Mary Young said...

I received a call from a Rick Busch claiming to be from Publishers clearing House telling me I won $1.5 million dollars and a brand new 2014 Cherry Red Mercedes Benz. Telling me my name was drawn on 3/27/14. Now here is the catcher, which I thought very strange. Go to Walmart or CVS and buy yourself Green Dot Money Pack Reload Scratcher and put $299.00 on the card. I will call you back tomorrow morning and you must give me the number on the card and your check and car will be delivered as soon as I have that information. When he called the next day told him Publisher’s Clearing never heard him and does not charge anyone for receiving their prize. He told me, “They don’t know what they are talking about.Then you just hang up if you do not want the check!” I hung up. I hope the American people are smarter than these foreigners who call

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Leigh Hughes said...

Contacted by phone by a “Charles White”, don’t believe this was his name. Had my name, address, etc., gave me a phone number to call and a badge #, (1-876-366-9303 and badge # 4545USA). Said that I won a car-mercedes. Had to buy a green dot card-at that point I stopped him and said that I would check him out with PCH. Knew that y’all didn’t require money, etc. Called the phone number and it was from Kingston, JM. He had the nerve to call me back and called me a LIAR–that was rich.

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Barbara Orebaugh said...

I recieved a call about 10:15 this morning telling me i had won a large sum of money…said he was mr.david sayers…said he needed to contact the irs to verify…then called me back telling me it would cost me 1,200 dollars to process…his number was 1-876-505-0667…i looked it up…shows it was a cell phone…digicel jamaica…i told him i knew this was a scam and didn’t give him any info he needed

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Cindy Powell said...

I have been through that to from the same phone number, saying I had won a 2014 Mercedes-Benz and a million dollars.

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Diane Carley said...

I just got a call from John Anderson claiming to be from PCH and said I just won seven and a half million dollars and a Mercedes
Benz. All I would have to do is go Purchase a Green Dot Money Pak Reloader and he would be here in 45 minuets with the car and the money,a sheriff and an attorney.
So glad my husband said to me…taht is a scam.

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Deondra Childers said...

Just called by some one posing as PCH from 1-876-317-7157. Did not let them get far enough to ask for money. When I asked too many questions they hung up on me.

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