Sweepstakes Complaints

Winners International Company / calling me to say I had entered a sweepstakes at either walmart or walgreens and won.

on Mar 19, 2019

John Fisher called saying I had won $679, 000.00 and a 2019 Caddillac. Verified my name and address. Didn't ask for any confidential information. Gave me all kinds of info to write down. Who was coming here to my house to present me the cash was the Co. Representative Nancy Allen, and...

Winnebago / unsatisfactory warranty service and safety-related issues

on Jan 11, 2019

Purchased new 2018Forza 34T on Dec 7, 2017 from Southaven RV in Southaven. MS. Had several problems on the way home to the Dallas. Tx area. On a return trip to Southaven, we had warranty repairs performed at the purchasing dealer on March 12, 2018. Most of those repairs lasted for only a...

Incove / racing software scam

on Dec 10, 2018

I invested $15, 000 AUD to buy incove software that was supposed to guarantee winners, I also lost a few thousand more dollars on betting with their software which obviously did not work, when I tried to contact incove the original email they had used was no longer in use and I could not...

RewardsUSA. / l need a loan to repair my home

on Dec 2, 2018

I've followed the prompts an all that lam suppose to do for the prizes an never received any of them $1000 reward card from Walmart a $250 Amazon gift card an a check a l never got its awful to get your hopes up an nothing shows up in the mail months ago love put my address in l don't know...

Sweepstakes Audit Bureau PO Box 549012 Dallas Texas 75354-9012 / prize report wanting to charge $5 to get 12,000,000 cash eligibility

on Aug 31, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Can you prevent this company ffrom trying to get $5 from customers who supposedly won money. No fees should bee charged for winning money. All fees should be out of the supposed prize and they should not try to get customers to pay money or forfeit money. The doument...

Someone impersonating PCH on phone (texting) / gift package of $100,000

on Jun 26, 2018

On 4/10/18 a friend (who I found out later was a set up) suggested that I text this number and I would receive $100, 000. She said that she received $100, 000 and she saw my name on the list to also receive that amount of money. When I texted the number [protected]) a man responded with...

Sweepstakes audit bureau- fraud / fraudulent use of us mail across state lines to scam the public into paying $5.

on Jun 14, 2018

Sweepstakes audit bureau- fraudI received this letter in the mail- and have received several before today. Look this company up on the internet and you find no company- just complaints from other savy citizens. It is deplorable that this is allowed. Many people would not understand the fraud being perpetrated. Thi...

Child Protective Services. / too my baby from me.

on May 2, 2018

You guys took my baby form me cuzI lost it one time. I was angry at a cashier at this store and you guys were called. My baby was taken from me because I was mad at this cashier. This meant that I could not get WIC anymore. They took x rays and found out my daughter had broken ribs and a...

Everett Stringer / american cash awards

on Apr 23, 2018

I was contacted by organization that said they represented the handling of the dispersement of the money won. The amount they said I won was $850, 000 plus a new Mercedes Benz automobile. They said I had to send $300 to cover their expense. This money went to Pearl Zandenberg in Ritton...

Emerson Publishing, Inc. / unethical behaviour/scam

on Apr 13, 2018

I have been sent a form to sign-saying I have won $12, 000, 000, but I need to send them $5.00 processing and data fee..00 and they ask me to send them $5.00 as a process fee. I looked them up and found information of a previous "supposedly" winner. He says he was scammed, he sent $5.00...

My Coke Rewards / my coke rewards

on Feb 7, 2018

The My Coke Rewards became too difficult for my mom, who is in her 80's, to keep up with. As a result, she has over 100 official codes that will not go redeemed. She and my dad are avid Coke drinkers and are displeased when a restaurant carries Pepsi instead of Coke. Will Coke kindly make...

National Publishers / magazine giveaway winner

on Jan 7, 2018

A man who gave his name as Robert Lawson called me on November 30th, 2017. He gave me his name, said he was a CPA for National Publishers and that his phone number was [protected]. He asked me if I had entered the Publishers ClearingHouse contest recently, I said I had, -----then he told...

American Dreamers Sweepstakes / claims that I have won $825,000

on Nov 20, 2017

Caller left an automated message stating I have won a luxury prize. If I'm interested, have three hundred dollars and believe it's a legitimate offer respond to phone call. I called [protected]. I was told this is CPA pure claims department. The first person I talked to claimed to be...

Pristine Express Car Wash / car wash

on Oct 23, 2017

I took my car to this car wash. I choose the pristine purple wash which is the top wash package offered. Not only was my car not clean the spin brushes left scratches on my car. I went inside and told the owner, John. He called me a liar. Plus their is a dog running around the property...

Winners International / beware!!! scammers!!!

on Jun 7, 2017

My husband and I both received calls to our cell phones this past Friday 6/2/2017 informing us that we had won $850, 000.00 and a 2017 Mercedes Benz. The calls came from these numbers : [protected] and [protected] two different men, one claiming to be a Stephen Miller. Instruction...

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

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...

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

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...

Pejabat Pos Bangsar / Staff pejabat pos bangsar

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

on Dec 2, 2016

BEWARE!! This man called me from "Global Winners International" ph# [protected] 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...

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.

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...

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

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...

National Prize Register / Win money

on Aug 11, 2016

National Prize RegisterNational Prize Register Accounts Receivable Division, 212-35 42nd Avenue#610704, Bayside, NY. 11361 You are in danger of losing $1, 800, 000.00. deadline August 17, 2016. We did not receive the $19.95 for processing fees and your Authorization delivery of the Entrant Procedure Directives, , say what?? What a scam!! I hope this will help stop them.

Yorkville Financial Ltd. / Final notice letter

on Feb 1, 2016

I received a final notice letter from your bill financial Ltd about 3 weeks ago I took it as far as I could and went to the bank with their cashiers check everything seem like it from what they were saying but it turns out that is a scam they use Wells Fargo cashiers checks because other...

International Sweepstakes Company / Mail Fraud-Unclaimed prize winnings

on Jan 17, 2016

Received a letter, no date, mailed from Canada. Letterhead reads Capital One Bank Investing, with a supposed return address on Fifth Ave in NYC. I am being informed of unclaimed winnings in the amount of $1, 500, 000.00 plus interest. No indication of how or where I won this except for...

Commissioner of judging processing award notification commission 2905 Kansas city KS 66110 / Prize award

on Dec 19, 2015

This is a 2 nd time the same letter I get from these ppl the letter is state's that I'm a winner of 2, 000, 000.00 but if I want a lum sum of 1, 327, 940.00 I just had to send a check or money order for 11.89 within 7 days if I didn't respond that they r not responsible for any loss. It sounds good now I know not to respond to mail like this any more

Anderson, Burges & Smith / Receiving award in the sum of three million nine hundred thousand dollars

on Dec 17, 2015

I Janice Wise-Diggs, received a letter on December 11, 2015. The letter stated: Guaranteed Win Certificate - Three Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3, 900.000.00), Personal Identification No. [protected]. All I had to do was to signed my name as proof of name and address was correct...

Anderson Burges and Smith / Sweepstakes winner scam

on Nov 28, 2015

My elderly dad is inundated with this type of phony sweepstakes mail that requests $20 to secure his multi-million dollar prize. These scams escalate to the point where he gets letters demanding thousands of dollars for the payment of the income tax in advance of receiving his "winnings"...

Anderson, Burges & Smith / Guaranteed award cash & prize winner

on Nov 12, 2015

11/11 and 11/12/15 I have received 3 letters each day stating I have won a cash prize of $3, 145, 176.00, and a cash prize of $ 3, 900, 000.00 and cash prize of $2, 997, 500.00 and that I needed to send $20.00 for each letter for the release fees. I know that you don't ever have to...

Anderson, Burges & Smith / Prize winner

on Nov 12, 2015

Rec'd letter stating I was a guaranteed award winner of $3, 900, 000 and all I had to do was send them $20.00 for processing fees. I sent them a letter stating the letter would serve as my permission for them to take the $20 out of my prize winnings. Have not rec'd a response other then... / Big time scam

on Nov 12, 2015

It should be taking off from Facebook.. I called PCH direct and They said that you don't have to pay for your winnings and what PCHlotto is a scam... PCHLOTTO said I had to pay $280 for shipping and handling to get My $10.000 and a BMW... PCH said I don't have to pay for anything...

Anderson, Burges & Smith / Letter recieved to send money for price won

on Nov 12, 2015

Anderson, Burges & SmithMy mother has been receiving all kinds of letters stating she won 3, 900, 000.00 in order to receive the winning money she must send in $20 processing fee. She has sent in a lot of processing fees and nothing has come to her. She is 78 years old and believes this to be true "cause not allowed...

North American Direct Services / [protected] - scam number

on Sep 23, 2015

This phone number called me claiming to be "North American Direct" and that I was automatically entered in a sweepstakes to win a million dollars and that I had won. I quickly suspected that this was a scam and asked if it was several times, with the person saying no each time. I asked...

Mangamail / Prize scam

on Aug 24, 2015

iam a bit suss about manga mail ive been with these people for a few years they have always sayed to me your in the winning range, yes i want to claim a prize i always get these cheap crap as prizes during these years with these people never won the money i only by the stuff that comes in...

Audit Bureau / One time research and data fee of $5.00

on Aug 22, 2015

When a person or persons win anything of monetary value, there shouldn't be any sort of cost or fees to receive the monies or prizes of sort a person wins. So, the complaint is why is it allowed that these fraudulent companies use the U.S.Mail to mail people fraudulent sweepstakes to... / webiste/sweepstakes

on Aug 21, 2015

August 21, 2015 I received sweepstakes entry forms and was told to go online to and enter my name and other information to be entered into the sweepstakes. I went to the website and tried signing up and entered all of my correct information and it would not let me sign...

Jones, Taylor & Thompson / I thought my ship had come in

on Jul 27, 2015

Jones, Taylor & ThompsonGot a card thru the door saying i was the lucky winner of £183, 997.00 i got all excited and then it dawned on me its a scam im sure if i had won that money somebody would have came to my door to make sure they had the right person but no j got a scam card instead feeling pretty much deflated...

National Prize Register / Fraud

on Jun 14, 2015

The national prize register sent me an official looking letter claiming I won 1, 800, 000 in cash and prize's and wanted me to send them $19.95 to receive my cash/prize.I truly believe it's a fraud so please stop this company or what ever they are before some trusting honest nieve person gets taken for their hard earned money!..

Award Processing Center / Award Letter

on Jun 10, 2015

I have continued to receive mail from this company asking for me to send money to enter their contests. On more than one occassion I have sent quite a bit of money. After reviewing their website that these companies are scams, I stopped mailing any further monies to them. I have a large...

Toni Ingle / SCAM

on Feb 11, 2015

Rec'd a letter stating that I won $1, 230, 946.00 and all I had to do was pay 11.89 Looks like official letter. They even put the filinh year for tax records. My contact info is [protected] and ask for Mrs. Ingle

MDA / Fraudulent letter/certificate announcing winnings

on Jan 17, 2015

MDAGot a letter and certificate in the mail saying I acknowledged that I'm a winner of $1, 678, 394.00. They said this was their last attempt to reach me regarding this matter and that I must sign the certificate along with $20.00 in cash, check, or money order payable to MDA for...