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Publishers Clearing House Reports & Reviews (1400)

Victim Location 79423
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I just got a call from Jamaica saying they were the Publishing Clearing House. I did not not let them go any farther, I told them they were a scam and they said no they were real. I said no this is a scam, it has been all over the news and I hung up.

Victim Location 37357
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I was skeptical as soon as he spoke, told me he was from "publishers clearing house" and I told him I was not interested and to please take my number off the list( this was my cell #) He said " You have to pay to take your number off". I laughed and said never mind and hung up. Both h my numbers are registered on "Do not call " list . I will report this to them also. ( He had an accent like he was not from or even IN this country)

Victim Location 79364
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

John Peter with the Publishers Clearing House called and said I had won 6 million dollars and wanted to know if I would be at home for the next 1 1/2 hours. I asked why and he said "do you remember registering for a prize?" I said yes and he said "are you still living at your address in Lubbock, Texas?" I said what did I win and he said "you know what you registered for." He asked again if I still lived in Lubbock and I said no and I had already reported my new address to Publishers Clearing House and asked again what I won. He said "F.... you." and hung up.

Victim Location 79376
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I received a phone call that I had won 3.5 million dollars and $10,000 per week for life and a voucher for a new car. They gave me a phone number to call in New York, 516-690-6303.  I called that number and they answered the phone as Publishers Clearing House Headquarters and gave me the address of 101 Winners Circle, zip code 20765.  That person gave me a verification code and claim # and told me to send $5,875.00 to Sid Shaheen at 4325 Park Stone Court in Abilene, Texas 79606. Then Mr. Shaheen would come with Publishers Clearing House to my home to deliver the prize and bring me all of the paperwork I needed to sign and a check to endorse FG for Federal Government.  I decided to check them out before I sent any money.

Victim Location 36330
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Wants you to send them 280.00 dollars to win 1.5 million and a car from publishers clearing house

Victim Location 34450
Total money lost $750
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Was called and told that Publisher's Clearing House had a special drawing for senior citizens and the recipient has won $2,000,000. They were told to send $200 to cover fees then an additional $550 in money orders and now they are asking for $15,000 to pay taxes on the winnings.

Victim Location 37091
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

the voice said you won a million dallors and a new car

Victim Location 28052
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

They say they are from PCH and I have won, To call another # 876-466-9006 and talk to Peter Peterson and he will tell me to go to xxxxx an buy a 14 diget per pay card with 300.87 get back and call them back so they can come to my house with camera crew to award me the money. David Anderson is the one who called first.

Victim Location 38109
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I recd a call today from Publisher's Clearing House that I won $950,000 and a brand new Mercedes Benz. All I had to do was go to Walmart and purchase a moneygram for $1700 to pay for taxes (which is 1% of the prize). When the driver shows up at my house, all I had to do was give them the receipt for the moneygram in order to receive my prize. The man (with an accent) told me he was a Christian but I knew it was a scam.

Victim Location 43113
Type of a scam Other

Caller said I won 850,00.00 and a new car. Wants me to call back in 5 mins Said I would b getting certified check

Victim Location 83402
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Received a call from Publishers Clearing House asking me to meet at the WalMart in Idaho Falls. I said no then they asked me to meet them at Western Union. Promised me I had won a $900,000 prize. Mentioned a money order I would need to obtain.

Victim Location 24589
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

David Diamond was the name he used, says you won money and a car and he uses profanity

Victim Location 72301
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I recd a call this morning at 10:00 AM and I spoke to Wayne Jefferson. He said he was w/Publisher's Clearing House and I won 5 million dollars but I had to send $159. Wayne had an accent and I couldn't fully understand why I had to send $159. He tried to explain but I still couldn't understand him. We both hung up. I'm sure this was a scam.

876 area code is in Jamaica.

Victim Location 37206
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

The caller identified himself by James Holmes. He requested for $299 to be sent via Western Union and then I would receive $2 million dollars.

Victim Location 31406
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Caller said I won 1.5 million us dollars tax free & 2016 white mercedes. All I had to do was go to walmart and get a money gram card in the amount of $120 and someone would be out to deliver the check in about 20 minutes. They wanted my husband to stay home and they had my husband on the home phone while I was going to the store. Also had me on my cell phone while I was gone to the store saying that when I get the card that his boss would speak with me & would give me further instructions. Also told me that my husband would be the beneficiary while I was gone. I became more suspicious and went back home.

Victim Location 80903
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

I received a call from this number on 5-14-16 at 10:42 am. He said he was with Publishers Clearing House and that I had won 8.4 million plus $7000 a week for the rest of my life . He said he had to fill out a form before we could proceed. I didn't give him any personal info, but he did ask how old I was and I told him. He told me they were going to send someone over to my house with the big check, so I asked him what address they were going to and he gave me a previous address. I told him I didn't live there anymore. He said we would update that in a minute. I told him that I needed some proof that this wasn't a scam and he got defensive and called me a liar. I told him I was going to report the number to the and he hung up. Although I didn't give him any PI, they seemed to have enough info that maybe just giving them my age is enough to steal my identity??

Victim Location 37172
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

5.5 Million Dollars by certified check would deliver today at 5pm. also 2016 Mercedes Benz. Send certified check to them for the IRS by overnight. Said his name was Jason White and he was from Port Washington NY.

Victim Location 38109
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

That I had won a large amount of money and a mercedes benz and that they was one hour away from me to deliver the money and car. They also said that the IRS was coming with them with the 1090 or 1099 form and that I had to pay the one percent of 750 dollars that I had to take it to the nearest western union that he would stay on tthe phone till I got there to pay the money.

Victim Location 35630
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

Someone called to say I won money in Publishers clearing House.

Victim Location 22032
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes

He claimed to be a representative of Publisher Clearing House, he told me I had won a million dollar prize.

He claimed to be from there but the caller id showed a phone number

JAMAICA 1-876-378-4877

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