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Publishers Clearing House

382 Channel Drive
Port Washington
New York
United States - 11050
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Phone:1516883543
 
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Publishers Clearing House - Scratch Cards?

Posted: 2014-12-02 by    Kelsey Spilman
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
I faithfully check my email and try to keep up with all of PCHs game offers and sweepstakes events. That have this section called scratch cards. I've yet to seen this scratch card or use it because every time I'm done completing the lottery number cards and it goes to the scratch card...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Sweepstakes

Publishers Clearing House - Didn't order magazines

Posted: 2014-10-21 by    N.D.
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
I never ordered from PCH for magazines. I am getting bills from PCH for items I have bought, but I am getting billed for something I did not order and why would it be billed separate from the other items that I am PAYING ON TIME for? The bill does not even look like the example they use on their...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Magazines & Newspapers

Publishers Clearing House - Virginia, Elkton - Can't redeem tokens

Posted: 2014-08-27 by    Anita Dovel
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Every time I hit the redeem tokens button it lights up but thats all it will do. I have a lot of tokens, and they say keep playing and win more tokens, but if you cant redeem the ones you have why try to get more??????...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Virginia, Elkton Complaint category Sweepstakes

Publishers Clearing House - Iowa, Harlan - Merchandise i did not order

Posted: 2014-07-23 by    Millie Cleveland
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
The only thing I'm guilty of is going into the "Publishers Clearing House" website. Naturally, I looked at many things they had for sale,

however, I "did not" place an order for anything. I was only browsing their merchandise.

Then, about...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Iowa, Harlan Complaint category Unauthorized Charges

Publishers Clearing House - Charging Me for Magazine Order Cancelled

Posted: 2014-05-04 by    Tax Payr
Complaint Rating:  50 % with 2 votes
I've been recieving emails harassing me, Bill's for a dumb $12.00? Apparently for a subscription to sum magazine I noticed tellin me I ordered? I sent a email to their customer service PCH ~ as I had done so one time prior about same occurrence? I had that one cancelled not aware I...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Magazines & Newspapers

Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, One Million for Life - Program jams all the time

Posted: 2014-02-08 by    Blazeman
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Since the addition of the "rolling discount dollar amount" on the One Million Dollars for life entry, the entry jams at this point, and I can go no farther to enter in this sweepstakes (even after refreshing). I cannot reach their technical department through their site, so I am hoping...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Software & Games

Publishers Clearing House - Games are Rigged

Posted: 2013-12-18 by    AngryCustomer!
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 4 votes
Publishers Clearing House is a complete SCAM!! Everything about it is a SCAM SCAM SCAM!! All of the games they have for you to play on the website are rigged. You never actually win any type of money. I played one of the games that said if I had 3 matches I would win 10, 000 dollars, I eventually...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Sweepstakes

Publishers Clearing House - Maryland, Owings - deception

Posted: 2013-01-12 by    Absoroka
Complaint Rating:  50 % with 2 votes
You can't find the web site to enter there contest. If you do win, the Federal and State tax takes most of your
prize money leaving you with ten to twenty thousand dollars. Five thousand a week for life sounds real good until you work the math. For those of you out in computer land...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Maryland, Owings Complaint category Magazines & Newspapers

Publishers Clearing House - 1st place in jewel matching contest

Posted: 2012-09-25 by    multiverse45
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 2 votes
Publishers clearing house keeps sending me bills which I should pay its only $14.95 but I have 2 complaints #1 PCH says no purchase necesary to enter their contests but before completing regestration they send you to a page where you have to buy in order to enter. #2 they had this jewel matching...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Scam Contests

Publishers Clearing House - Tennessee, Chattanooga - Fixed online Games

Posted: 2012-06-20 by    wireeye
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 23 votes
Publishers Clearing House has a slot machine game in which by play you will earn diamonds to use later on a roulette game to win money on the wheel or a chance later to win money in a drawing. My complaint is these games are fixed (rigged) as to never have a winner.At the end after you have...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Tennessee, Chattanooga Complaint category Scam Contests

Publishers Clearing House - Illinois, Chicago - Billing for items that I never received or ordered

Posted: 2012-05-02 by    msjohnson
Complaint Rating:  88 % with 8 votes
I went on the Publishers Clearing House Website after seeing a commercial on television in April 2012. I decided to test my luck and enter into the PCH sweepstakes contest on or around 4/10/12. I didn’t sign up for any of their magazine advertisements or anything offered for sale (since...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Illinois, Chicago Complaint category Collections Agencies

Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes - Scam alert

Posted: 2012-04-26 by    Mailer
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
This morning I finally answered a phone call from 876-440-5652. This was not the first call I had received from this number but was the first I had answered. The call originated in Jamaica and was from a man who gave his name as Michael Watson. Mr Watson first said he was calling from the Publishers...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Unsolicited Phone Calls

Cash Connection II - Missouri, Kansas - My awards were frofeited

Posted: 2011-12-06 by    Serena Hernandez
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
My prior entries awards I've submitted to EAC, With my name being winner were forfeited paid out to someone else, Sweepstakes, are paid by "Certified Checks", "Certificates of Deposit", "Cashiers Check" awards nominated by your audience. Communications Education,...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Missouri, Kansas Complaint category Bad Business Partners

Publishers Clearing House Games Tournament - California, San Diego - Fraud Tournament

Posted: 2011-11-24 by    pinkpenguin76
Complaint Rating:  50 % with 2 votes
On the 22nd I took part in a 24-hour Mah-jongg tournament to which the first place winner was to receive $1, 000.00. At ten minutes before the game I refreshed the board and took a picture of my score and was clearly in first place with a 2, 950 token lead above the next high score. Just before...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, California, San Diego Complaint category Scam Contests

Publishers Clearing House - Wisconsin, Watertown - Ordered but never received magazine

Posted: 2011-11-17 by    James Jolliffe
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 6 votes
I ordered a subscription for Archaeology Magazine approximately 4-5 months ago. Have not received a single issue. I have subscribed to this magazine for many years. I mistakenly let my subscription expire. Your mailings came at the same time that I was going to renew my subscription. I thought...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Wisconsin, Watertown Complaint category Magazines & Newspapers

Publishers Clearing House - Being overcharged for merchandise

Posted: 2011-11-17 by    Sukove
Complaint Rating:  50 % with 2 votes
It has come to my attention that PCH tends to overcharge for their merchandise as compared to other competitors for identical or the same merchandise.

Examples:

Company A charges $8.00 for Lint Balls(package of 12); no shipping costs; PCH charges $11.96(package...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Products & Services

Publishers Clearing House - Making fraudulent promises

Posted: 2011-11-10 by    Leebe
Complaint Rating:  75 % with 4 votes
I have received at least two letters a week for the past year with promises of millions of dollars if you buy one of the hundreds of cheaply made over priced products. Each letter I receive has a different date for when this prise will be awarded and there are multiple prizes. I have only seen...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Products & Services

Publishers Clearing House - Received a fraudulent phone call

Posted: 2011-11-10 by    Dobblae
Complaint Rating:  80 % with 5 votes
I received many calls this week telling me that I was the winner of $3.5 million dollars cash. Then I was instructed to go to the nearest Western Union to pay a FedEx fee of $199. +/-

I told the caller I'm very disabledand I have no money. I have nowhere to get the money,...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Products & Services

Publishers Clearing House PCH - contest/giving out phone number

Posted: 2011-10-18 by    pch-psyche
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Entered contest 3 times and could never get past Step 2. Contest says no buying/purchasing necessary but at one point you can't go any further without having to check something for a free trial offer but s/h has to be paid. This is not free... Now I have about 10 phone calls a day saying...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Sweepstakes

Publishers Clearing House - ORDER SENT THAT I NEVER ORDERED

Posted: 2011-09-17 by    E RABKE
Complaint Rating:  83 % with 6 votes
I RECEIVED A PACKAGE TODAY FROM PUBLISHERS CLEANING HOUSE THAT I NEVER ORDERED - OMEGA-3 PAIN CREAM. I NEVER ORDER FROM THEM ON-LINE. HAVE ORDERED IN THE PAST THROUGH THE U S POST OFFICE, AND NEVER HAD A PROBLEM. NOW THEY ARE SENDING ME THIS PACKAGE TODAY, AND I AM RETURNING IT; BUT UNFORTUNATELY...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Cosmetics

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