Publishers Clearing House
501 S 7th Street, Humphrey, Nebraska, United States
Phone number: 402-920-3273
Publishers Clearing House Reviews
September 23, 2009
Scam and lies
On February 13th I received a letter, which I perceived to be from Publishers Clearing House, stating I was the winner of a 2nd plce award of one million dollars..Sponsored by Readers Digest, part of a seven million dollar lottery. Enclosed was a check for $5, 235.00, and I was to contact a Mrs. Rose Fletcher at the phone number in the letter. I was told to cash the said check and send $2900.00 in a money gram to a Simon Kellman in Halifax, CD, which I did. My bank, First Bank of Littleton cashed it with no questions..The following day I went to cash the rest and it was then that the bank caught the fraud..(much to my chagrin I was told of the fraud and that I was responsible for the $2900, 00!) All this was supposedly to pay entry fees for the Colorado winnings.
July 27, 2009
Entering for 8-10 years !!! O winnings
Just as I stated above...I have been entering the pch sweeps for 8 plus years. I have purchased once. I have also tried to use the pch search/win tool many times. Each week, they send me e-mails saying "someone with the same initials as YOU are going to win" !!
They say you do not have to purchase to win. The items they have for sale are junk. I know someone who buys almost everything they offer, and she has to replace or toss items frequently. Its sad that I have used so much time entering these sweeps...just hoping for the chance to HELP my family.
July 22, 2009
fraudulent check scam
sent a bogus insurance check to cover taxes on 86, 455.00 prize i supposively won, the check for 4, 460.88 was a bad check and i am loosing my bank account because of this .please if you can help anyway possible greatly appreciated ! my e-mail is email@example.com!!! HELP ME PLEASE TELL ME WHAT SHOULD BE MY NEXT MOVE !!!
June 3, 2009
entry deadline reg.
I have recieved numerous invites from PCH about the upcoming sweepstakes. Now that it's drawing to a close the entry deadline form the company has e-mailed me will not let me hit the click to continue button for some strange reason. The deadline is June 7, 2009 and the date this problem has occured falls on today June 3, 2009. I'm not saying this is a scam or anything because hopefully I can try tommorrow to see if the company will let me click on. Either by e-mailing me a new deadline entry claim or processing the current informaton I have submitted I hope this situation will be handled professionally.
June 1, 2009
Don't trust them!
We are pleased to announce you as one of the 5 lucky winners of the
Publishers Clearing House Monthly draws held for May 2009.All five
winners Email Address were randomly selected from a batch of 5, 000.000
Your email address emerged alongside 4 others as a category 2 winner in
year's weekly Publishers Clearing House Consequently, you have therefore
been approved for a total pay out of £ 2.2, 000.000(Two million two hundred
thousand pounds). The following particulars are attached to your lotto
(i) winning numbers:47-13-44-85-91-32
(ii) email ticket number:FL 792/33/76
(iii) lotto code number: FL09522UK
(iv) Ref number:FL/04/836207147/UK
Please contact the under listed claims officer as soon as possible for the
immediate release of your winnings:
Contact Name:Dr.Harry Clark
Winners must send their Data or fill the data's below and send to their
7.Indicate Preferred Mode of Prize Collection: (A) Cheque (B) Draft (C)
Telegraphis Transfer if by Telegraphis Transfer(Details
of the account where you want yourfunds
!!!Once Again Congratulations!!!
Maryann Carter Contest Department
for Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes International Program
May 31, 2009
Multiple Billing Scams
I ordered a number of items from Publishers Clearing House and in the beginning the products shipped were the ones I ordered and paid for. Then I began receiving items I did not order and returned them immediately. I began to receive bills for the returned items and tried to reach PCH many times and returned their bills with letters. Finally, I paid the bill simply to avoid a problem with my credit as they threatened me with a collection agency. They cashed the check, but now they are billing me again for more money and will not inform me why only the threatening remarks.
Now, they are calling a phone number belonging to the people who live in another house on my street and leaving threatening messages for me. I don't know how they got that phone number since it is not even listed under my name. I don't even know them and they are being harassed by PCH and it is so embarrassing. This neighbor is threatening to file a complaint against me with our police department.
Someone needs to advocate for people like since there are thousands of us. If you look at this website you will see what I mean: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/misc/publishers_clearinghouse.html
Please help people like me who have no where else to turn.
March 19, 2009
I ordered Potholders Value Pack. When received, the potholders are smelly, milldewed. After putting them through wash and dry cycles, the smell still remains. I have a bill for $21.95 for shoddy, smelly articles. I will probably have to pay for these unusuable items, but will not order anything from this company again.
March 16, 2009
Publishers Clearing House insists that I still owe them money for a dvd in spite of the fact that I have submitted hard-copy documentation that the alleged debt has already been paid in full. Their response indicated that my payment 'was applied to another order... .'
To date PCH has failed to produce a detailed statement indicating to me HOW and WHEN/WHERE my payment(s) have been APPLIED and to which purchase(s)! PCH has clearly demonstrated to me their indifference to fairly addressing customer concerns. Now, my alleged debt has been turned over to a collection agency.
I have filed a formal dispute with the collection agency in which I enclosed a copy of my supporting documentation indicating to them that their debt collection notice is invalid.
I have assembled and maintained, over time, an extensive file documenting every transaction with PCH in anticipation of possibly having to confront an issue such as this. I can assure you that there will be no future transactions with PCH!
March 15, 2009
received item not ordered
I was sent and charged with an item I did not order, sent a letter referring to this problem, reply was that I did order the item and to send the payment. I want to see a copy of the information I gave this company varifyig that I ordered this item # 5448A4-Pet Nail Trimmer. I offered to send this back but expect the shipping cost to be paid by company Publisher's Clearing House.
email address is saarstruck @comcast.net
February 3, 2009
Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter
I really resent having to try to buy something in order to finish an entry onto PCH.com. I don’t believe that is the right way to approach things.
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