Publishers Clearing House

Type: Company
Name: Publishers Clearing House
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Keeping Your Marketing Numbers on Track: Applying Analytics to Promotion and Sales

Demand for analytics is exploding, with Gartner principal analyst Dan Summer reporting that the business intelligence platform market grew eight percent over the past year to $14.1 billion. Half of new spending is contributing to data discovery, the branch ... [Published iMedia Connection - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Fraudster in phone scam threatens to burn down Tesuque writers’ home

The first call came around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Tesuque cookbook author Cheryl Jamison was working at her computer. She didn’t recognize the number of the incoming call, but since she and her co-author, husband Bill Jamison, field business calls regularly ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Publishers Clearing House scam targets the elderly

QUINCY, ILL. -- The Quincy Police Department is warning residents to use caution thanks to another phone scam targeting the elderly.The callers claim they are with Publishers Clearing House and tell potential victims that they’re won a large sum of m ... [Published KHQA 7 Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Fun or unfair? Senate committee investigating Publishers Clearing House

A Senate committee is investigating if a popular sweepstakes is misleading consumers.The Senate Special Committee on Aging has issued a 259-page report on Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes, saying solicitations from the company "push the limits" of ... [Published al.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Boggs man avoids ‘too good to be true’ scam

In the last few days, a quick-thinking Boggs Township resident avoided a phone scam that could have cost him hundreds of dollars.Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi said the would-be victim remembered the valuable old saying: “If it sounds ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Police: Elderly Man Loses Thousands in Publishing Clearing House Scam

RICHMOND, Vt. - The Richmond Police Department received a fraud complaint on Monday from an elderly man in Richmond.Police say the man was told that he had won a substantial cash prize from Publisher's Clearing House. The man was presented with a check ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Scam, Police, Publishing
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 4 reports

Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain

Protecting Your Identity During Spring and Summer Vacation Protecting Your Identity During Spring and Summer VacationUpdated: Friday, April 11 2014 9:16 PM EDT 2014-04-12 01:16:20 GMTProtecting Your Identity During Spring and Summer VacationSpring break ... [Published WSPA - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sweepstakes scam may be coming to a mailbox near you

BERRYVILLE -- Last Friday, Patricia Witherspoon went to check her mail and was very excited when she saw a letter saying she won $250,000."The check looks legit -- it has watermarks," she told Carroll County News on Monday.In the letter, the company that ... [Published Carroll County News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Anderson Co. sheriff warns of Publisher's Clearing House scam

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -The Anderson County sheriff is warning residents of a phone scam that claims the victim won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes but will have to pay to claim their prize.Sheriff John Skipper said deputies received a ... [Published FOX Carolina - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Publishers Clearing House scam hits Georgia PCH scam criminals more dangerous

Publishers Clearing House fans out of their money. And the Dalton Police Department (DPD) reports those criminals now want to meet their victims in person rather than asking for a bank credit card ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Missing Publishers Clearing House winner found: Disabled woman wins

As Georgia Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes fans waited with baited breath to see who would win a $10,000 cash prize last month they learned that the winner was from another state and the PCH Prize Patrol didn't even find her at home when they arrived. ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

The Evolution of Publishers Clearing House Continues

From its 1953 inception and entry into the giveaway business seven years later, has since come long way.Per an interview by Venture Beat’s Dean Takahashi with PCH CEO Andy Goldberg, the company currently has 550 employees, mostly in New York, and is hoping ... [Published Media Bistro - Apr 08 2014]

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"This law has been very successful in protecting consumers against deceptive mailing practices. Given the significant shift in recent years to electronic communications, however, it may be time to consider updating this legislation to cover e-mail and online communications" Collins said
"In the last month, we've received complaints about calls from the Publisher's Clearing House" Bartos said, adding that, like Witherspoon, the caller or email sender wanted the victim to pay for the taxes upfront before receiving the "winnings...
"It's like your mother says, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" Skipper said
...weepstakes but must send a certain amount of funds via "GreenDot" cards to release their winnings," explained Sheriff Brad Rogers in a news release. "Those having received such a call describe the caller as having a Jamaican accent."

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Keeping Your Marketing Numbers on Track: Applyi... [Published iMedia Connection - 20 hours ago]
Fraudster in phone scam threatens to burn down ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Apr 17 2014]
Publishers Clearing House scam targets the elderly [Published KHQA 7 Online - Apr 16 2014]
Fun or unfair? Senate committee investigating P... [Published al.com - Apr 16 2014]
Quincy residents falling for Publisher's Cleari... [Published WGEM.com - Apr 16 2014]
Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Solicitat... [Published Special Committee on Aging - Apr 16 2014]
Senate Investigates Publishers Clearing House A... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 15 2014]
Boggs man avoids ‘too good to be true’ scam [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 14 2014]
Police: Elderly Man Loses Thousands in Publishi... [Published My Champlain Valley - Apr 14 2014]
Fire Crews Battle Fire on Sassafras Mountain [Published WSPA - Apr 12 2014]
Strippers sue South Carolina clubs over wages [Published WSPA - Apr 11 2014]
Sweepstakes scam may be coming to a mailbox nea... [Published Carroll County News - Apr 11 2014]
California Ave Bridge Reconstruction Bids To St... [Published WSPA - Apr 11 2014]
Anderson Co. sheriff warns of Publisher's Clear... [Published FOX Carolina - Apr 11 2014]
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Borderlands gets a ‘p... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 11 2014]
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Borderlands gets a ‘p... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 11 2014]
Anderson Co. Sheriff Warns Of Sweepstakes Scam [Published WSPA - Apr 11 2014]
Elkhart Co. police issue phone scam alert [Published 22 WSBT - Apr 10 2014]
Family member, ‘big prize’ most prevalent scams [Published Maui News - Apr 10 2014]
Publishers Clearing House scam hits Georgia PCH... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
Publishers Clearing House scam hits Georgia: PC... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
Missing Publishers Clearing House winner found:... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
Dalton Police warn of old scam with new twist [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Apr 09 2014]
CITY BRIEFS [Published Rapid City Journal - Apr 09 2014]
International fraud scam claims several city re... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Apr 08 2014]
Prize Patrol always gets their (wo)man [Published TheWorldlink.com - Apr 08 2014]
The Evolution of Publishers Clearing House Cont... [Published Media Bistro - Apr 08 2014]
(New)Prize winner: "I just about dropped my tee... [Published KCBY.com - Apr 08 2014]
Publishers Clearing House Hires Mark Cullinane ... [Published Prlog - Apr 08 2014]
Publishers Clearing House spreads out into mobi... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 08 2014]
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Senate Investigates Publishers Clearing House A... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 15 2014]
For years the friendly faces at Publishers Clearing House have been giving consumers hope that they’ve won or are about to win a fabulous prize. But does the company mislead consumers with deceptive sweepstakes promotions? In some instances, yes, ...
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Borderlands gets a ‘p... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 11 2014]
Above: Charizard and Mario battling in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. Image Credit: Nintendo Welcome to another weekly collection of GamesBeat’s news and stories. This time, Borderlands coins the term “presequel,” The Last of Us is finally confirmed ...
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by Misha Lepetic "Is it the media that induce fascination in the masses, or is it the masses who direct the media into the spectacle?"~ Baudrillard I usually buy my cigarettes at a corner store, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, that, not unusually ...
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