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Victim Location 63653
Total money lost $5,005
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I was contacted by phone and told I had been selected as the top prize winner of $17 million dollars, $5,000.00 a week for life and a Mercede's Benz. August 14th I was asked to go to Walmart and send a money gram for $455.00 to *** *** North Carolina, then I sent $2,800.00 via US Postal Priority Mail Express to *** *** ** *** *** *** *** ***. On August 15th I was instructed to send 2 more money grams to *** *** in the amount of $1,000.00 each, and also another 250.00 was sent via Western Union. I did not win a prize, I was scammed for a total of $5,505.00.

Victim Location 38301
Total money lost $800
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I was contacted by a man named John Peterson who said he was with Publishers Clearing House. He said i had won 2.5 million dollars and a Mercedes Benz. I was to go to Walmart and wire money so i could receive the prize. I went and wired $250. I was then called and told i needed to wire more money to pay for the handling and storage of the car. I wired another $500. The man told me they would be at my home the next day at 9:00 am to give me a check and the car. They did not show up and i realized i had been scammed.

Victim Location 55025
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

A man who gave his name as James Reid claimed we won PCH. We would receive a check for 3.5 million & a Mercedes Benz 2018 car. We would have to dollar fee, in order to receive our winnings.

Victim Location 37365
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

A man called my cell phone is name peter Anderson he gave his bage number 4102. Then said I won 8.5 million dollars, 550,00 dollars in silver brief case, $10,000 a week for life, and a new 2018 Mercedes. All I have to is go to Walmart and get $499 on credit card

Victim Location 60638
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Called me telling me I won pch sweepstakes in the amount of 950,000 and 5,000 a week for life. Wanted me to send him money by western union. Don't know how much because that's when I got off the phone. He was giving his name and his ID number from pch. Tried to get bank information he didn't get it. Tried to get some personal information.

Victim Location 44273
Total money lost $650
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Woman called saying she was from Publ. Clear. House and to call James King at 1-876-594-6369 ext. 5. He keeps you on the speaker during the entire time. He wants you to wire $650.00 to Audrey Oates in Kingston, Jamaica via money gram. Also has another woman pretending to be from the government (IRS). After the first payment he says there is a problem and needs more money.

Victim Location 71201
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

CScammet called me on mobile phone stating I had won $3.5 million dollars and a Mercedes Benz car 3018 S Series. I would have to pay $350.00 for state taxes. The scammer was James Carter. He stated I would receive a certified check via UPS from Publishers Clearing House. He asked that I not share with anyone. I would have to fill out papers and sign for the check.

I did not give him any personal information. I ended the call

Victim Location 38683
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

The lady said I won a new Mercedes Benz and 50.000 cash and a check for 800.00 keep you on the phone and for hours the money was for the IRS and they have them call you names they use for the IRS is Billy Baker other name the one who got the money was shaneil foster the other names was Mary Jackson,CEO manager of PCH 606 us 101 eibners circles port washington New York 10150the other names are Wendy Smith driver Cathy Thompson,Deborah Holland,Todd Sloan Andy Goldberg that's all the people that she gave us

Victim Location 81003
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

This person is going around scaming older seniors,be said I had won

a big sum of money from publishers clearing house,he told me on the phone to cash the check and then call him back for more instructions it turned out the. Check was fakethis person goes by the name of peter Brown and claims he is the claims he is the

manager of publishers clearing house

Victim Location 38122
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I received a call from from the Fake publishers Clearing House saying i won money. They wanted me to pay on the phone with my credit card so i could Claim my prize. I hung up the phone.

Victim Location 38261
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Phone call telling me to call them. Talked to them before butt didn't fall core it. The want $2,500 wire transfer from Wal-Mart as insurance for a promised prize of $2.5 million and a new car. PCH never contacts by phone. They want it to be a genuine surprise.

Victim Location 37134
Total money lost $300
Type of a scam Charity

A girl messeged me on instagram about this grant I could claim and and I text the number she gave me and I sent them money and they took my money they was going to send me money but never did and now I’m broke so if you could please help

Victim Location 63111
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I received a call saying I won The Publisher's Clearing House. The caller said he was going to connect me to the prize confirmation line, then disconnected. I tried to call the number back and the number was not a working number.

Victim Location 65753
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I was called and informed I won the Publishers Clearing House. They requested I send them 299.00 via money gram from Walmart and insisted I stayed on the phone with them so they could send the prize patrol to my house to meet me when I return from Walmart. I was in route when it hit me that this was a scam. I told them I would not do this and they kept insisting I stay on the line so they could convince me it was a real prize.

Victim Location 54494
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I was told I won several thousand dollars + a 2018 Mercedes Benz. I was to send them an up-front fee of $1510 to get the first installment of $5000. I spoke to a "Dale Parker", Badge # "2008USA", etc. I called the to ask if this was a legitimate call. It is a publishers clearing house imposter

Victim Location 31220
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Called and said I was the winner of Publisher's Clearing House. Wanted me to pay the taxes first. SCAM SCAM SCAM - 876-406-4367. 876-871-6334



Victim Location 52302
Type of a scam Government Grant

Frank Edward

Alex Cage

David Bergeron

Agents that want money via Western Union for you to collect your grant.

Victim Location 20905
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Person,Nikolas Bradshaw? From pch called a fw times that We are the winner of $2.5 million, we have to send $875 by ups so they cn delever the money on friday. Called a few times. Already had my info. I am sure that is a scam.

Victim Location 97502
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Said he was from Publishers Clearing House and I had one 6.5 million dollars a year and $10,000 each week for life along with a 2019 Mercedes Benz car. He gave me a confirmation number and then in the end he said that I needed to give him $999 for some kind of a registration fee to register with the the government or something. I did not send the money, I hung up and am reporting to you.

Victim Location 30906
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Caller stated- that she got a phone call from Mark Maxwell from PCh Publisher Clearing office. He told her she won 1 million dollars and a car. He asked what airport was near her so he could delivery her the car. Then at the end he said now to receive this money all you need to send me is $750.00 dollars. She declined. Caller gave no account information.

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