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Victim Location 33133
Total money lost $350
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

They Lied to make send money. When I asked them why they said thats the only way they could get me to send money. They said $350.00 when i sent it was a regerteration fee the total sum was $1500.00 Dollars or 1.5 million. if I new this I would not have sent it. The $350.00

I let it go. I said iTwas ny falut. But They won't stop calling me i aked them to stop. Im sending some Phone numb wht they call, they use a different name.

I was to send the money to

Nicoler fisher Salmouth TrelawNY Jamaica Wi

Shared Exchange 11-8-2012 876-770-0176

Cell Phone 11-8-2012 876-435-5703

Shared Exchange11-13-2012 876-339-1993

cell phone 11-13-2012 876-557-1499

Adrin Williams 3-20-2013 425-440-9123

Cell phone 5-10-2013 876-476-0747

cell phone 11-10-2012 876-448-8609

cell phone 11-12-2012 876-437-8752

cell phone 11-13-2013 876-285-9514

if I can't get any thing back maybee you can stop the phone calls

cell phone JM 12-01-2017 876-503-6338

cell phone JM 12-4-2017 876-856-6912

cell phone JM 12-6-2017 876-384-3437 - 1876-584-3437

cell phone JM 12-6-2017 876-503-6338

The Calls Keep Comming

Help Please

Victim Location 43054
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

publisher's clearing house

Victim Location 76360
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

They called and said I had won the PCH sweepstakes and they trying arrange a time to bring your winnings and take pictures and will show up in a UPS truck and PCH vehicle. They wanted me to go to walmart and send money to the above address, they were going to call me back to find out how much money I could send them since I did not have all they were asking me for. They said that they could take the rest out of the check when it was delivered and they would ex court me to the bank to get it. The money was supposed to be 1% of the winnings for a registration fee

Victim Location 44107
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

My 70 year old friend is receiving many calls from Publishers Clearing House. The number in my caller ID 876-773-5090. It is an unclaimed prize. He has to claim it. Did not request money. The call did not get that far. I picked up one call from them. call. Caller was aggressive and used profanity. I am reporting this scam.

Victim Location 89423
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

A gentleman by the name of Chris Cooper, badge #0021 called me and said he was calling from Publishers Clearing House and said that I won $18.5 million dollars and a Mercedes Sedan. He gave me a winning reference number 45308961 and that he had a certified check for $3500.08 and the Mercedes Sedan and would like to give it to me if I could meet him at a Wal-Mart. He asked me for my credit card and I told him I didn't have one, that I only had a debit card. He told me that he would call me back the following day and I never heard back from him.

Victim Location 63039
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Dave Washington called this morning telling me I had won the Publisher's Clearing House

Victim Location 65619
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I got a call saying I won the sweepstakes but I have to go to Walmart and send them $900 to collect my $1.5 million dollars and a 2018 BMW.

Victim Location 43206
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order

John Goldwater called from publisher's clearinghouse. He said i won second place which was $750,000. I asked him how I had won since i didn't enter and he fed me some story about a random drawing. I saw the phone call was from Jamaica. i asked him if this was a scam and he hung up. I called back he gave me some bull*** about how publisher's clearing house wasn't obligated to give me the money if I wasn't willing to cooperate. He made me write down the name of he company, the amount I won, a ticket number and some sort of claim number. He wanted to know my citizenship status, age, address, name, whether I was a member of aarp or triple a.

Victim Location 63103
Type of a scam Other

I was told that I won the sweepstakes along with a Mercedes Benz. They wanted me to go to the bank, to pay a fee to get the check. They gave me a checking account number and a routing fee for US Bank.

Victim Location 75201
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I got a call around noon 12.4.17 from some guy talking about I won $950,000 from Publishers clearing house and am I excited about it. I hummed uh-huh. Then I stated since when does publishers clearing house call from Jamaica and that individual hung up immeditlately.

Victim Location 83670
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Said they're PCH and I won 2 million dollars. Wanted to discuss money for paying taxes first. Sounded very legitimate, but I was wary.

Victim Location 31088
Total money lost $2,050
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Received phone call saying I had won $2,500,000 and a Mercedes in the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. Lady instructed me to send $1,000 by moneygram to cover fees and taxes. Called back later and asked that I go to Walmart and sent and additional $1,000 by direct transfer. I sent money to a ms Lawrence in New Mexico and to a Edward Romeo in Fla. They said they would call me back to arrange delivery of prizes. I decided to call BBB to see if this was true and found out it was a scam.

Victim Location 30814
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

They called saying we won $800,000 and if we could go to Wal-Mart and send them a check or wire transfer they would process the check and send it to us.

Victim Location 76234
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

This person named Robert Hall called me on 11/29/17 stating that I had won $850,000 from Publishing clearing house. He said it would be a check from Bank of America and her name was Lisa Moore the rep. He also gave me the attorneys name of Mary Miller. The ups drivers name of Michael Sayer. Also he gave me a check number that the $850,000 would be on. He put me on hold for a hot second to supposedly call the IRS. He said I had to pay $158 for registration and insurance fees. He wanted me to go to a walmart, but he never called back to tell me where to send the money which I wasn't going to do anyway. Publishing clearing house don't call and tell u that u won money and u have to send them money. He could barely speak ENGLISH and was calling from Jamaica.

Victim Location 48413
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Guy Goes by the name James B, Says he is with Publishers Clearing House and that i won a random raffle for shopping at stores like Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and a couple other ones i dont remember. Said i won second place this month of a prize of over $10,000, a mercedes bins, a washing machine, a dryer, and a blender. BUT before i can have this shipped to me "tomorrow" i have to help him fill out a form and then i would have to pay 1% of the prize money which came out to $250 to even get it. they have been calling me over thenksgiving weekend and since then. i told them i do not trust them and they keep calling back and i havent picked up the phone for them since. they use UNKOWN NUMBER as well so i just dont pick up. when i did pick up thei first couple times they even had me talk to their "Manager" this isnt the first time I've gotten this kind of a call but eh, i only picked it up cause they first used the washington number. outside the country i'm not picking it up.

i did not play their game, no money lost, no information given out. just being harrassed by a company that "doesnt want to waste their time" looked up how people win PCH stuff and you have to enter, which i didnt. so, no harm done aside from needing the DO NOT DISTURB on so they cant wake me up when im sleeping or have my pocket vibrate through out my work day.

he also told me not to tell anyone i won, said his badge number was 33 33 US, and said they work with the FBI, and the IRS and can get my information through bills, and places i shop.

Victim Location 83709
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Says I won lots of money through the Mega Millions. They wanted me to send money $885 via Western Union. Make the check to Bobbi Tobe.

Victim Location 65656
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

A man contacted me today and stated he was from Publisher's Clearinghouse. He said that I won $2.5 million and a new Mercedes Benz. He told me to go to Walmart or a near place to send him $400. He told me it would pay the Missouri state tax. I told him I didn't believe him and it was a scam. He told me I was stupid for refusing all of that money and I hung up.

Victim Location 78055
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Elderly mother called this morning stating she had won $1 million Publishers Clearing HOuse prize. She was told to call this man back with the specific address of the "Kerrville, TX" where she was to go and give them a $185 personal check. This money would "seal" the prize money for her and she could then get "$1000 per week" for life deposited into her bank account. The caller which was male left the following telephone number for her to call back for address of the "BBB" office : 210-319-6093. My mother called me and I immediately told her not to call this man back. And not to follow any of his instructions nor answer any more calls from that number.

Victim Location 63368
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

The caller identified themselves as being from Publisher's Clearing house. They told me I had won $10 million and a fully loaded Mercedes Benz. They wanted me to give them $500 to cover taxes and delivery fees. They told me it was monitored and investigated by the FBI, they said it was licensed and insured by Geico, one year insurance, road service, and gas. The person calling said his name was David Jackson, the manager of Publisher's Clearing House.

Victim Location 62626
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Man called my 81 year old mother and told her she had won money and a car from Publisher's Clearing House. He gave her a number to call to verify. I called the number myself and caller id came up as Jamaica. The man called back and asked if I had called the verification number. I told him it had come up as Jamaica. He said that was incorrect and they were out of Las Vegas and proceeded to give me another number to call. I started looking up scams on the and found similar things had happened to other people. I had questioned him when he called back the second time and he seemed a little flustered. He didn't bother to call back and see if I had tried the second number he had given me. The phone numbers he had given me were 876-572-1759 and 876-572-1869.

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