Meet Margaret: She Helps PCH Fight Against PCH Scams!

Watch the video below from Margaret C., Director of Consumer Affairs at Publishers Clearing House. She tells you blog readers all about how Publishers Clearing House is fighting back against PCH scams!

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Remember blog readers: As Margaret says, the winning is always free at PCH, and you’re NEVER required to pay a fee to claim a prize award. Don’t be fooled by those terrible PCH scams!

Let us know if you have any questions about PCH scams or about what you can do to stay safe! We’ll be happy to help!

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  1. I got an e-mail from a Margaret Roland repesenting PCH about winning $- wanting name, address, phone and DOB? Scam?

  2. Hello you supposedly sent me an email saying I won so I will be needing to claiming my real winnings ! $890,000 USD and I need it but not with a bad return email that doesn’t exsist ?

      1. Hello Cham, thank you for contacting PCH. In order for us to assist you with your question we will need a bit more information. We kindly ask that you contact us by phone at your convenience. Our customer service representatives may be reached at http://bit.ly/ContactPCH between 8:30 am to 11:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday and 8:30 am to 5 pm EST Saturdays. We look forward to hearing from you.

    1. Hello Rick, 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 you haven’t already done so, please report that scam contact to us via the following link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I encourage you to read these Safety Tips too: https://bit.ly/FraudProtection2. Please be careful everyone; don’t become a scammer’s victim!

  3. did you send this to me is it real or a scam??
    ear: Winner,Â

    Thank you for contacting Publishers Clearing House Inc. Publishers Clearing House is a
    leading interactive media, company that offers a broad range of products, digital
    entertainment, and services to consumers. Our success is built on Publishers Clearing
    House’s unique mix of free-to-play games and sweepstakes, value-packed offers, and the
    excitement of the Publishers Clearing House. PCH has awarded over $327 Million US Dollars
    in prizes globally since 1967 and has evolved to greatly expand its offerings to include
    many ways to win online, through an electronic email ballot system, social media, and
    mobile access. The Publishers Clearing House online game network has more than 10 million
    unique monthly visitors and someone wins a prize about every 10 minutes.
    Â Â
    This method of winning process was carried out through the electronic email ballot system
    by the PCH Contest Department which is responsible for planning and administering all PCH
    Giveaways from registration and eligibility requirements through drawings and prize
    awards. Whether it’s online, in the mail, on a mobile device, or in an app. This
    specially trained group keeps track of all the giveaway details, writes the Official
    Rules, issues processing instructions, and makes sure the winners receive their prizes in
    a timely fashion. Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes entries are processed in a timely
    fashion, in a secure environment and all entries are handled with care. Â

    To further confirm your winning prize, a claim file with RE:REF: CP/PCH/US/3864026 has
    been opened in your name and the Publishers Clearing House Governing Board has approved
    the lump sum payment to you. A valid cashier’s check of ($850,000.00) issued in your name
    has been handed over to our contracted courier/shipping partners E Post Courier &
    Logistics Services (Formerly Known as Canada Post) for immediate delivery. E Post Courier
    & Logistics Services have been assigned the duty to deliver your winning check and other
    accompanying legal documents which are of high importance to you. Please note that you
    shall be expected to pay a light delivery fee for E Post Courier Services for delivery
    services and this fee will not be more than the normal minimal shipping fee.

    We have forwarded your contact details to the courier company E Post Courier & Logistics
    Services, therefore you are requested to contact them via their email address with your
    claim code number CP/CLAIM/PCH/US/3187214/22 within (48 hours) of receiving this email
    for shipping arrangements. You are to provide your claim code number to them for
    verification purposes.Â

    Please find below the details of the Security & Logistics Company and contact them via
    their email address with your claim code number.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Ms. Margaret Crossan
    Executive Director
    PCH Consumer Affairs
    Official Winners Selection Notification.
    —————————————————————————–
    (c) Copyright 2022 Publishers Clearing House, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    1. Rory, that is definitely a scam! The real PCH doesn’t notify our major prize winners via phone, standard mail, email, or social media, and we never ask for money to claim a prize. Please report any details you have about that scam contact to us at this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I also encourage you to check out these Safety Tips for some great info on what to watch for: https://bit.ly/FraudProtection2. Stay safe everyone!!

  4. ear: Winner,Â

    Thank you for contacting Publishers Clearing House Inc. Publishers Clearing House is a
    leading interactive media, company that offers a broad range of products, digital
    entertainment, and services to consumers. Our success is built on Publishers Clearing
    House’s unique mix of free-to-play games and sweepstakes, value-packed offers, and the
    excitement of the Publishers Clearing House. PCH has awarded over $327 Million US Dollars
    in prizes globally since 1967 and has evolved to greatly expand its offerings to include
    many ways to win online, through an electronic email ballot system, social media, and
    mobile access. The Publishers Clearing House online game network has more than 10 million
    unique monthly visitors and someone wins a prize about every 10 minutes.
    Â Â
    This method of winning process was carried out through the electronic email ballot system
    by the PCH Contest Department which is responsible for planning and administering all PCH
    Giveaways from registration and eligibility requirements through drawings and prize
    awards. Whether it’s online, in the mail, on a mobile device, or in an app. This
    specially trained group keeps track of all the giveaway details, writes the Official
    Rules, issues processing instructions, and makes sure the winners receive their prizes in
    a timely fashion. Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes entries are processed in a timely
    fashion, in a secure environment and all entries are handled with care. Â

    To further confirm your winning prize, a claim file with RE:REF: CP/PCH/US/3864026 has
    been opened in your name and the Publishers Clearing House Governing Board has approved
    the lump sum payment to you. A valid cashier’s check of ($850,000.00) issued in your name
    has been handed over to our contracted courier/shipping partners E Post Courier &
    Logistics Services (Formerly Known as Canada Post) for immediate delivery. E Post Courier
    & Logistics Services have been assigned the duty to deliver your winning check and other
    accompanying legal documents which are of high importance to you. Please note that you
    shall be expected to pay a light delivery fee for E Post Courier Services for delivery
    services and this fee will not be more than the normal minimal shipping fee.

    We have forwarded your contact details to the courier company E Post Courier & Logistics
    Services, therefore you are requested to contact them via their email address with your
    claim code number CP/CLAIM/PCH/US/3187214/22 within (48 hours) of receiving this email
    for shipping arrangements. You are to provide your claim code number to them for
    verification purposes.Â

    Please find below the details of the Security & Logistics Company and contact them via
    their email address with your claim code number.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Ms. Margaret Crossan
    Executive Director
    PCH Consumer Affairs
    Official Winners Selection Notification.
    —————————————————————————–
    (c) Copyright 2022 Publishers Clearing House, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    1. Hello Rory, that is definitely a scammer who contacted you! The real PCH doesn’t notify our major prize winners via phone, standard mail, email, or social media, and we never ask for money to claim a prize. Please report any details you have about that scam contact to us at this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I also encourage you to check out these Safety Tips for some great info on what to watch for: https://bit.ly/FraudProtection2. Stay safe everyone!!

    2. Hello Rory, The real PCH doesn’t notify our major prize winners via phone, standard mail, email, or social media, and we never ask for money to claim a prize. Please report any details you have about that scam contact to us at this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I also encourage you to check out these Safety Tips for some great info on what to watch for: https://bit.ly/FraudProtection2. Stay safe everyone!!