Publishers Clearing House

Type: Company
Name: Publishers Clearing House
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's deputy

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -A suspected scam artist picked the wrong number to dial.Shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, Dustin Norwood of Jonesboro received a phone call from 876-350-1803.The man on the other end of the line claimed he was a Publishers Clearing ... [Published Kait 8 - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

BBB alerts public to Publishers Clearing House scam

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -The Better Business Bureau is advising the public to be cautious of letters that appear to be from Publishers Clearing House stating you've won a grand prize drawing of $2 million or more.Denise Ruffin of Cleveland got a letter from ... [Published NBC12 Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Stuttgart Police Department warns of scams in Stuttgart

Stuttgart residents have been hit for hundreds of dollars in recent years when it comes to scams. As one fades another starts, according to the Stuttgart Police Department.The most recent scam reported in Stuttgart is con artists alleging that individuals ... [Published Stuttgart Daily Leader - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Scam Watch: 'Prize' winner told to be quiet

A fake Publisher's Clearing House $1.5 million "prize notification" received by a Bedford County resident has a newly-noticed twist."Your security code and prize information must be kept strictly confidential which means that you are precluded from discussing ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spin on Jamaican phone scam promises luxury prizes with loan

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -We want to let you know about a different kind of Jamaican phone scam being pulled on people.These calls usually originate from an 876 area code in Jamaica. The caller informs you that you have won millions of dollars, perhaps a ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Madera County Sheriff issues scam warning

Madera County Sheriff John Anderson has issued an alert about a new Publishers Clearing House scam.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fresno Bee - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

BBB warns of Publishers Clearing House scam

The Better Business Bureau is advising the public to be cautious of letters that appear to be from Publishers Clearing House.The letters state that the recipient has won a grand prize drawing of $2 million or more. People who receive the official-looking ... [Published Times Dispatch - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Prattville officials warn residents of phone scam

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) -Prattville officials say that they have been receiving reports lately of a phone scam where the callers claim the individual has won a prize.The callers claim to be from Publishers Clearing House and advise the individual that they ... [Published WSFA - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Everyday Ethics: Personally Identifiable Information

“Everyday Ethics” highlights key areas of the Guidelines for Ethical Business Practices and helps marketers understand how to apply the “rules” to their daily tasks and operations. This series is based on the guidelines and interviews from Senny Boone ... [Published Direct Marketing Association - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Police warn of Publishers Clearing House phone scam

If by chance you win the Publishers Clearing House contest, just like on TV, the Prize Patrol will show up with balloons. A phone scam going around Homer tries to scam victims into thinking otherwise. Don’t fall for it, Homer Police warned in a press ... [Published Homer News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Thieves scam 93-year-old man, wife out of $2,000

An elderly Flagler County couple is out $2,000 after they got a phone call led them to believe they won a multimillion-dollar sweepstakes prize.According to case report from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the 93-year-old victim and his wife got ... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Police Warning Over Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Scam

ST. ALBANS, Vt. - The St. Albans Police Department is warning over a Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes scam.Police say a male with a Jamaican accent calls the victim and states that they won the sweepstakes. The male requests money to be sent to him ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Aug 19 2014]

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...95," Tom Gallagher, president and CEO of BBB Serving Central Virginia, said. "The check looks real, but you can be sure it isn't." The letter, which displays the official PCH logo on it, claimed she had won $2.5 million...
"If someone contacts you claiming to be from PCH, and tells you that you've won a prize award — then asks you to send a payment or money card in order to claim the prize — stop! You have not heard from the real PCH" the company said. For more information or to report any scams, contact the Stuttgart Police Department at (870) 673-1414
"Your security code and prize information must be kept strictly confidential which means that you are precluded from discussing your win with 3rd parties such as (family members, friends and relatives). This is to prevent unlawful tampering and a means to reduce risks of fraud and scams from taking place."
"You certainly want to question it when someone calls you randomly and is offering you money and then tells you you have to pay an advanced fee in order to qualify" said Michele Mason with the BBB

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Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's... [Published Kait 8 - 11 hours ago]
BBB alerts public to Publishers Clearing House ... [Published NBC12 Online - Sep 15 2014]
Cheltenham police briefs: Week of September 14 [Published Glenside News Globe Times Chronicle - Sep 14 2014]
Stuttgart Police Department warns of scams in S... [Published Stuttgart Daily Leader - Sep 12 2014]
Scam Watch: 'Prize' winner told to be quiet [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Sep 12 2014]
Spin on Jamaican phone scam promises luxury pri... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 12 2014]
Madera County Sheriff issues scam warning [Published Fresno Bee - Sep 11 2014]
BBB warns of Publishers Clearing House scam [Published Times Dispatch - Sep 11 2014]
SCAM ALERT: Lufkin police say scams are on the ... [Published KTRE - Sep 11 2014]
Prattville officials warn residents of phone scam [Published WSFA - Sep 10 2014]
Prattville Police are Warning of a Possible Pho... [Published WNCF TV - Sep 10 2014]
Prattville officials warn public of phone scam [Published WSFA - Sep 10 2014]
Everyday Ethics: Personally Identifiable Inform... [Published Direct Marketing Association - Sep 09 2014]
Lookout for mail scams [Published JacksboroNewspapers.com - Sep 07 2014]
Publisher's Clearing House Scam [Published CBS 7 - Sep 06 2014]
Another victim of Publisher's Clearing House scam [Published KFMB-TV - Sep 04 2014]
FRAUD ALERT!Bogus notices reported in Cambridge... [Published Daily-Jeff - Sep 03 2014]
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Woman loses $1,... [Published Newtown Advance - Sep 03 2014]
West Chicago police alert residents to cyber scam [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 02 2014]
'Like' the ad - advertising on social media [Published Lexology - Sep 02 2014]
Poaching Students the Publishers Clearing House... [Published Education Week Teacher - Sep 02 2014]
Woman nearly falls for elaborate scam on Facebook [Published KFMB-TV - Sep 02 2014]
Fraud prevention tips offered [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Sep 01 2014]
Leagoo Lead 1 5.5" Quad-Core, Dual Sim 3G Phab... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
SCAM ALERT: Thieves Are Targeting The Elderly, ... [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Aug 28 2014]
Prepaid card scams target social media, sweepst... [Published WSMV - Aug 26 2014]
Publishers Clearing House and Evergage Partner ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 25 2014]
SCAM ALERT: Lufkin woman scammed out of hundred... [Published KTRE - Aug 23 2014]
Washington voters will face two conflicting bac... [Published Oregonian - Aug 22 2014]
Police warn of Publishers Clearing House phone ... [Published Homer News - Aug 21 2014]
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Conversocial , a New York-based customer service platform, has raised $5 million in Series A2 funding. Previous backer Octopus Investments led the round with participation from new investor Matt Arnold of DFJ Espirit. In addition to the funding, ...
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CPXi's 'Preferred Programmatic' Marketplace, bR... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 13 2014]
Internet Brands, Publisher's Clearing House, Superpages.com, United Online, World Now and YP.com Amongst Publishers Leveraging CPXi's Newest Offering From Programmatic Division, bRealTime ...
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, ...
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