It’s almost April Fool’s Day. Time for some to think about playing and avoiding pranks. Some pranks are innocent and in good fun. Then there are the pranks that are literally CRIMINAL … like those crooks who pose as legitimate sweepstakes officials in an attempt to rob trusting people of their hard earned money. The […]
Facebook can be a wonderful place for folks like you and me to connect with friends, family and certain businesses we enjoy interacting with. However, like most great inventions and tools, it can be misused by people in a fraudulent attempt to deceive. At Publishers Clearing House, officials have noticed a couple of “fake’ Facebook […]
Dear Publishers Clearing House Friends, It’s DEFINITELY happening. On February 29th Publishers Clearing House will award a life-changing SuperPrize to a lucky winner. It’s an exciting time here at PCH … and at the end of February things will become VERY exciting for the lucky winner. However, when a BIG PCH prize is being awarded […]
Does this sound familiar to you? You receive an email, letter or phone call claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House and informing you that you’ve won the PCH sweepstakes! To claim your prize, you must call a given number. Your heart races as you dial the number. As you thank the person on the […]
Publishers Clearing House fraud prevention tips could pay off big by saving you from being fooled by imitators.
It’s National Consumer Protection Week – 2010 In continuing recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, Publishers Clearing House would like to remind you to BEWARE of scams posing as legitimate sweepstakes that ask you to send money. Remember, in the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes the winning is always FREE!