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. 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.

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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. 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.

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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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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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