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PetSmart / Festival Raffle

Michelle Trogdon on May 23, 2017
I attended Pet Palooza 2017 in Charlotte, NC roughly a month ago. I entered a raffle for a $250 gift card. The brief survey asked if I cohabitated with someone which I responded "yes". About a week or so ago, I was notified that I had won. When I spoke with the representative, they said I...

Pch.com / they said I won $10, 000

8baller19 on May 13, 2017
I was on my phone on PCH.com and I seen my name flash on the screen saying "Hey everyone lets congratulate Anthony Nute of Rainsville Alabama for being our newest winner" or something very similar to that. I emailed them and they responded that it was a mistake and that I had not won but...

Sweepstakes Audit Bureau / Scammers

Katie Slade on Apr 25, 2017
I really don't have the time to write this, but there are such disturbing elements behind these scam artists that I feel compelled to share. How in the world are these people getting away with mailing this fraudulent correspondence at a discounted postal rate?! I received a letter from...

Award Notification Commission [ANC] / money winnings

Danielle yost on Apr 17, 2017
Award Notification Commission [ANC]I had gotten several letters by mail stating I won 2, 000, 000.00 and the option to receive it in either $66, 666.66 per year for 30 yrs or a lump sum payment of $1, 325, 000.00 and they had asked me to send money to them $11.89 here and $12.99 there is no phone number to contact anyone...

PepsiCo / Extremely disappointed nfl promotion

Virginia v Hess on Apr 1, 2017
Reference # 063762964A I'm sorry but the whole reason we even decided to even do this promotion ( which we never do and you guys can even look that up) was so that we can get the helmet. I love Pepsi but I'm extremely upset. All together we ordered: 2 New York Jets footballs(4, 500 point...

Publishers Clearing House / Items and charges I didn't order

seabudd on Mar 15, 2017
I was going to order some items and take a chance but then noticed the trumped up charges for shipping. I did not give them my credit card number and just deleted the items. Just yesterday I received an email that my items had shipped and I will owe $96.00. I called customer service (Yeah...

International Awards Services / Stating I won 2,000,000.00

Donny Peterson on Feb 19, 2017
IAS states I won 2, 000, 000.00 I. I contest official documentation enclosed please send $12.99 for paper work and processing fee. If I had really won all fees could have come out of the winning money. So much time wasted on false hope. If there's a lawyer out there that would like to go...

Award Notification Commission [ANC] / Judge's statement and validation of award

Casey Roy on Feb 14, 2017
Award Notification Commission [ANC]I received this letter today stating that if I mailed in the Certified Award letter along with $11.89 I would be eligible to with a lump sum of $1, 325, 000.00 or a 30-year annuity for the total amount of $2, 000, 000.00. I don't understand why they would require me to pay them to be able...

Commissioner of Judging Processing Division Award Notification Commission P0. Box 2905 Kansas City KS. 66110 / Winning 1,325,000,00 or in payments or 2,000,000,00

Lizzy7 on Feb 13, 2017
The way the letter is presented it seems like you personaly get reward. So I would not let myself believe this so I read the small print. It uses the word yet. The check gives an appearance of a real check but the back of check is completely blank therefore no check. Read the small form at...

American Cash Awards / Using publishers clearing house awards as a front - scam

H Mart on Jan 31, 2017
1/30/17- I got a call from a Tim White stating I have wow 2.5 Million and a new Mercedes C Class with 3 month pd insurance. stated the prize patrol was on there way to my home and gave me claim # for winnings after going on for about 20 min, finally got down to the part where i needed to...

Pejabat Pos Bangsar / Staff pejabat pos bangsar

Dianadidie on Jan 11, 2017
Pihak pengurusan, tolong letak staff kat kaunter yang reti & tahu untuk senyum dan layan customer dengan baik . Saya ni pergi ke pejabat pos bangsar untuk dapatkan perhidmatan & bukannya nak mintak sedekah kat sana . Layan customer macam kita ni kat bawah tapak kasut dia jaa, macam mintak...

Global Winners International / $250,000.00 Scam

Reen Gumenberg on Dec 2, 2016
BEWARE!! This man called me from "Global Winners International" ph# 876-546-1344 name Mr. Cooper, claiming that because I shopped at my "favorite grocery store" which he did not know the establishment name that I shop at which is Albertsons and because I pay my bills on time and have good...

Award Notification Commission [ANC] / Official declaration of certified award and provision of payment

RodA1 on Nov 25, 2016
Award Notification Commission [ANC]Official form #13570, filing year 2016, verified# 87388201-504587/299218316. If determined the winner of lump sum $1, 327, 940.00 or 30 year payments of $66, 666, 66 per year. Must send $12.99 by check, cash, money order. For premium offer is mandatory and must be enclosed as a...

International Awards Services / Said I had won a prize. I had originally enrolled at publishers clearing house. Wanted me to send an acquisition fee of $12.99.

Lana Craddock on Nov 15, 2016
I started getting these solicitations through the mail, thinking they were from PCH, and was saying I was a winner, but they first needed me to send $12.99 acquisition fee, which I did, by check. Then they sent another notice for another fee. I called PCH and they said it was a scam and...

Walgreens / Sweepstakes

Elke Y. Park on Nov 8, 2016
I am filing a complaint against Walgreens sweepstakes. I can't believe that I have bought things from their store now 3 times in one week and not one of those receipts even worked. It wasn't even 24 hours when I went to do the survey so that I can enter to win the $3, 000 dollar...

ANC and American Sweepstakes Publishers / Scam asking for cash, checks to process a ~pch award

Hagerty-Perry on Nov 1, 2016
I have a bucket of letters from these 2 crooked outfits asking for money: cash checks or credit cards. After calling PCH in NY and finding that they are doing much of nothing to stop these crooks. I have 2 children who are trial lawyers and a son-in-law is a Sitting Judge here in PA and...

Award Notification Commission [ANC] / Letter I received stating I won $1,327,940.00 fraud, official form of tender no. 13570

JLfC on Nov 1, 2016
Asking me to verify my name and address as printed throughout this documentation. By the authority of my office, i, larry hourd, on behalf of the award notication commission organization, hereby affirm said opportunity as stated in writing above, in full, provided you are legally 18 year...

Publishers Clearing House / Message stating that I won $10000

Lucy Lewis on Sep 19, 2016
I received a message stating that I won $10000 and then received an email stating that there was an error and that my name was inadvertantly added in error. That someone else had won. I believe that they should honor what the message said to me. It seems through reading some comments on...

Publishers Clearing House / My $10,000 win announcement was a "mistake"!

Rosa Linda Luttrell on Sep 18, 2016
9/16/16 about 11:30 pm I got a pop-up declaring ME the VIP $10, 000 Grand Prize Winner. Thank goodness I took a digital picture of the thing! 12 hours later, I received an email from PCH stating that MY win was a "mistake" and that some MAN across the country was the true winner! Not only...

Anc Award Notification Commission / Official Disbursement And Award No. Confirmation Office / Fraudulent letter of winning 2 million

CandyGirl1959 on Sep 17, 2016
This is the second letter I have received saying the same thing to send them a fee of $12.99 so that they can then award me 2 million dollars. Never heard of paying a fee to get paid money I won etc. I say we should all get together & sue them for fraud!!! If any of yall want to do that...
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