Avoid PCH Scams With Helpful Hints From Danielle!

Hello everyone!

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It’s Danielle of the PCH Prize Patrol. I just can’t say it enough — I just love our fans!  I want to make sure you can quickly identify PCH scammers and protect yourself. So I recorded this short video on how to avoid PCH scams! I hope you’ll watch it and share it with your friends!

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Avoid PCH Scams! Three Helpful Hints To Know And Remember!

1.  We never call ahead to notify our big PCH winners in advance. If you win a Big Prize from Publishers Clearing House, you’ll know when we arrive at your doorstep with flowers, balloons and a “Big Check” — we’d never spoil the big surprise!

2.  The Prize Patrol and I never send Friend Requests or Private Messages on Facebook — that’s the truth!

3.  Most important — you NEVER have to pay a cent to claim a prize from the real Publishers Clearing House!  If someone asks you for money to cover supposed “taxes” or “fees” on a prize — stop! It’s a scam.

At Publishers Clearing House, we’re all about making dreams come true. In just a few weeks, the Prize Patrol and I will hit the road again to award an exciting SuperPrize to an unsuspecting winner — maybe even $7,000.00 A Week For Life! Keep entering, because we could be knocking on your door.  Until then — and always — remember these important scam prevention hints!

All the best!

danielle

Danielle Lam
Prize Patrol Elite

P.S. Exciting news: the Play&Win blog will be giving away $100.00 prizes to folks who comment today! HEAD ON OVER RIGHT NOW!

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Advice from a Real Winner on How To Spot PCH Scams

PCH Scams: Red Flags To Look For From Our Own Lori Shore!

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  1. I wasn’t contacted through phone or Facebook a friend of mine told me that he saw my name and to contact a Debra Garcia McGonagale does this person work for you

    1. 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 1-800-566-4724 between 8:30 am to 11:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday. We look forward to hearing from you.

      1. I am being called by a Dave Sayer and a Robert More who say I have won mil lions of $$$$ and must send them money. The phone numbers are 702- 550-1761 and 917-210-6341. I have more details.

  2. Thank you for infornation. But i got question? So what is benefits of purchasing merchandise, even though it doesnt increase odds of winning, it seems like you get more special entries, and certain rewards? Like dont get me wrong i love shopping through you guys, but it seems like i get more special entries if i order something?

    1. I would like to remind you that a purchase is never necessary to enter or to win. In fact, most of our major prize winners won as a result of a non-order entry. We really mean it when we say that it’s free to enter and free to win. I encourage you to keep trying and don’t give up. There are multiple ways to enter and every entry has the same fair chance of winning. To see them all, click here: http://bit.ly/Enter-A-PCH-Sweeps. Good luck to you and all who enter!!

  3. Hello is there anyone who works for you named Andre Coleman? He contacted me on instagram and I am not sure this is real or not.

    1. The friend request and private message you received was not from the real Todd. We don’t contact our fans privately on Facebook. Scammers are very sneaky and will use our good name and reputation to try to deceive people; stopping them is a team effort so please report any and all scam contacts you receive to PCH at this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I also encourage you to take a look at this PCH Blog for info on how you can stop scammers from contacting you: http://bit.ly/StopFBScammers. Stay safe everyone!!

  4. Thank You I received a message on Facebook messenger from someone claiming to be Danielle Lam and they ask me how long have I been participating in the sweepstakes. I answered 44 years but I knew it had to be scammers.

    Sincerely
    Deborah Adetunji

    1. Hi Deborah, we’re so happy that you knew that wasn’t the real PCH who contacted you! We don’t contact our fans privately on Facebook. Scammers are very sneaky and will use our good name and reputation to try to deceive people; stopping them is a team effort so please report any and all scam contacts you receive to PCH at this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. I also encourage you to take a look at this PCH Blog for info on how you can stop scammers from contacting you: http://bit.ly/StopFBScammers. Stay safe everyone!!

  5. My mother was called today and was told she was the winner of a Mercedes Benz and $3.5 million. She was suspicious from the start. She told the caller she had to contact her children to discuss. The caller gave her a number and told her to have her kids call him. I called the number provided and my brother called too. We spoke with Mr. Rockefeller (a bad alias if you ask me). He sent me an email supposedly from PCH with grammatical errors, format errors, typos, and an illegible electronic signature. All are red flags for a scam artist. One of the attachments asked that my mother send $2,500 for processing fees. Until we got to the bottom of it, my mother was starting to get really excited. And after Mr. Rockefeller suggested I leave my office and go with my mother for the “Big Check Presentation’, that’s when I decided to do a little online investigating first. Online investigation didn’t yield much, but enough to satisfy my suspicions. My mother is 81, and could have a heart attack from this news. They should be arrested. My brother spoke by phone with the crooks, I only got to leave voice mail messages. The crook, James Rockefeller had the audacity to text my brother later and admit that he tried to scam our Mom. It’s one thing to be a thief, its another thing to be a dumb thief. Be careful everyone. These scams are real….

    1. Sadly, there are scammers out there who use our good name and reputation to try to deceive people. If you are ever contacted by someone who is posing as the real PCH, please report it to us via this link: http://bit.ly/Report-Scam-To-PCH. We would like to let everyone know that you never need to pay to claim a PCH prize you may have won. Also, PCH will never contact winners via phone, text, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook requests, or private messages. Large prize winners are notified in person. The best thing about PCH is that it’s free to enter and free to win!

  6. I was phoned saying I won. 2.5 million and a Mercedes. I guess it’s untrue since y’all dont call correct? Was told you Danielle and 3 other people will be showing up at my house tomorrow. I guess I better not hold my breath correct?

    1. That’s a scam. Not even 10 minutes ago I just won $3.5 million and a Chevy Malibu. BS! This was the second time I’ve gotten this type of call in 6 months.