Posts Tagged Sweepstakes Scam


How PCH winners are notified?

Before winners get the check payment processing done many steps have to be made first! Many people are not aware of the fact that hundreds of winners in America have won hundreds of different kinds of prizes on the website of Publishers Clearing House. They are one of the most popular sweepstakes company on the Internet and they have been operating this business for a number of years.

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How PCH Winners are Notified?

In fact, they have been operating this business even before the advent of Internet. Publishers Clearing House is a popular direct-marketing company and millions of people participate in the games and sweepstakes each year. Many people who participate in one of the sweepstakes or play one of the games want to know how to go about claiming the prizes when they win one of the games or end up as winner in one of the sweepstakes.

One of the best things about this company is that they are completely transparent. In fact, they maintain a list of winners on the website where anybody can see the names. The names are also available on search engines where one can find the list of winners by searching online. They offer many different kinds of giveaways including instant games and other types of giveaways.

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How To Recognize Scams That Are Not Publishers Clearing House

How To Recognize Scams? I think that everybody has receive a Publishers Clearing House notice that if they enter the contest, they have the chance of winning a lot of money. Most people by this time, sort of blow it off as an impossibility, sort of like their chance of winning is worse than being struck by lightning 5 times in a row.

How To Recognize Scams that are not from PCH

How To Recognize Scams

Scams are rampant, however, such as the people who call you and tell you that you have won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes prize, but before you claim your winnings, you have to pay 1 percent in taxes before you get your money. Bogus, there is no such requirement. If you receive an email, a phone call or a bulk mail letter that says you have won a large amount of money from Publishers Clearing House, that is a scam. According to the website for Publishers Clearing House, all prize winnings of $500 or more come either by certified express letter or in person by the well known “Prize Patrol.” You will never get a letter or a phone call to be notified that you have won, unless, of course, it is from a scammer.

The only goal of a person who is attempting to scam you is to get money out of you for a promise of a prize that is never going to appear. The latest technique of the Publishers Clearing House scammers is to use Facebook Scam.

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About Publishers Clearing House Fan Pages on Facebook!

Multichannel direct-marketing outfit Publishers Clearing House usually brings to mind sweepstakes, its PCH Prize Patrol, and magazine subscriptions. However, Facebook PCH engagement should be added to that list with almost 2 Millions Facebook Likes, which is quite impressive. Facebook is a Social networks and just as the name suggests allow members or individuals to socialize over the internet about common subjects. Publishers Clearing House company understand very well the impact of social networking on their marketing strategies. This is why they have improved over the years their presence on Facebook. The fact that people socialize in the social networks means they interact and communicate with each other over the social net work. This is different from the normal online marketing whereby the target audience response may not be required. In the social networks sites, every business marketing itself there should be an active member meaning that it posts comments, writes articles if possible and blogs regularly and is ‘befriended’ to many members or visitors of that social site. Every PCH Channels and representatives have been paired up with a Facebook Fan Page. Here’s the list:

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Sweepstakes Scam Warning Signs – Do Not Become Prey

It can be so much fun entering online competitions on the Internet like PCH Sweepstakes and other popular online sweepstakes. There are so many different types of sweepstakes, and you can win some great prizes. However, there are also scams out there, which many times involve phishing for information and ultimately even identity theft. Hacking, phishing, malware, virus and fraud, everything could happen on the Internet. Everyone need to be informed about It and you should take measures to avoid It. Firewall, Antivirus and mail shield.

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Sweepstakes Scam Warning

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Fraudsters and Scams of Sweepstakes on the Internet

These days all over the internet people are generating new ways of duping people to make more money. One of such ways is through the online sweepstakes scams and frauds. Many of those who fall victim of fraudsters and scammers are in desperate need for money and would therefore do anything they are told or informed about. You have to very careful of all their schemes and tactics so as to be on the safe side. One of the ways in which these sweepstakes fraud takes place is that they would request your credit card in order to get your prize. The legal sweepstakes do not send wins through direct deposit. They would not even require you to send your credit card information before processing your prize. Indeed the only vital information they need is your social security number. Therefore whenever a sweepstake asks you to provide your credit card or bank account details then you should be very careful. Make sure you do not provide this information at all.

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What you should know about online sweepstakes scams and fraud tactics

Winning a huge sweepstakes is a dream of many people who partake. However this is a dream that could turn into a nightmare for a victim of a sweepstakes fraud, it the notification was a scam as the consequences could be severe. It is important therefore that you know all about the online sweepstakes scams and fraud tactics.

PCH Prize Fraud

You Never Pay to Claim a PCH Prize

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