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American Sweepstakes Publishers



Complaint Rating:  97 % with 152 votes
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American Sweepstakes Publishers
P.O. Box 29171
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
United States
American Sweepstakes Publisher sent me a 'Guaranteed Delivery Response Form'. I won $100, 254, 204.00. They tell me that in order for me to receive my winnings I have to return the documentation signed and to send a one time $12.00 fee for processing registration payable to American Sweepstakes Publishers. After I got taken by John Beck, I do my research. I talked to the FTC and they told me that you will never have to pay a penny to collect your winnings from any sweepstakes or lottery. They said if your asked for a payment it's not real. What's that old saying, 'If it sounds to good to be true, then it's not true'. Thank You for this and other web sites and for people who try to help others by sharing their stories.
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N  2nd of Dec, 2008 by    +1 Votes
How do I get my name off of these lists?
N  3rd of Mar, 2009 by    0 Votes

American Sweepstakes Publishers - Unauthorized charges
American Sweepstakes Publishers
United States

This is the second time i have gotten one of these in the mail claiming that i have won $1.2 million but they want a processing fee of $12.00.
N  4th of Mar, 2017 by    0 Votes
@Richy I just recieved the same letter in mail today also and i think its a crying same that people do this to hard-working citizens in this world. I almost fell for it until i did some research and seen all the negative replies about this. Sure am glad i did my research. These companies or scammers should be stopped and reported to BBB.
A  12th of Apr, 2009 by    +1 Votes
I agree there should be a law against a kinds of scams, especially the ones that come through the U.S. mail. This should be a federal law. Why is there no one monitoring this.
A  12th of Apr, 2009 by    +1 Votes
I agree, there should be a law against all kinds of scams; especially the ones that come through the U.S. postal system. This should be a Federal Offense.
A  15th of Apr, 2009 by    0 Votes
My name is Arjun Tripathi My Address:- 3229 W.Walnut hill Ln Irving Texas
Account No. 75038TIPA3229666066
pls Gove informations
N  23rd of Aug, 2010 by    +1 Votes
i also am the owner of monies in possible range and i read clearlly (full access) and that how i'll receive my cash hello!.
A  28th of Mar, 2011 by    0 Votes
i got a letter in the mail from american sweepstakes publishers n also i got a letter from international award payment center i dont no if they r scams or not they said i wont alot of money
N  28th of Mar, 2011 by    0 Votes
i think every has a reason to complain about scams
A  4th of Oct, 2011 by    0 Votes
we should gather the people to hire attorney who have had throw small amount of money at those so called " file fees or documentation fees over and over again because of the dream we always dream about to win big money!! but obviously these people use our dream to deceive money from us and ruined our dreams.
A  22nd of Dec, 2011 by    0 Votes
I can't understand how the government allows these companies to scam people. A lot of the people are disabled and can't afford this . they believe i n what they read to be true, but its not true. There should be a law to stop these people form doing this, its false advertisement. Some people get so excited that it may cause them health problems. i plan to start a website to try and stop these scammers from messing up peoples lives. This needs to be stopped. and half the stuff that they sell is just crap for a high dollar.when this website comes up their paychecks stops. this website is on my list.
N  5th of Jan, 2012 by    0 Votes
larry in tennessee they wanted a $12.00 fee first, then a $40.00 dollar next and said i was tied with another tiebreaker for $20, 000.00 its just a money game and scam.
A  23rd of Mar, 2012 by    0 Votes
I fell for it and sent $12.00. Then they want another $12.00 every single time they mail me. I am just making confetti here. Everyone is right in saying this is a scam and needs to be stopped!!!
N  11th of Mar, 2014 by    0 Votes
My mail box is being flooded with material from American Sweepstakes Publishers, and they had me sending in small amounts of $10, or $11 in checks, and I was falling for the possibility of winning large sums of money, and was thinking that maybe this was legitimate.. We are living in times now, where people need money, and too many are getting taken advantage of by scams. I have some one calling me, with a foreign accent, telling me that they have a cash prize to deliver to my door, with the UPS, and gave me a check number, a serial number, and a routing number to track this with. The person calling me, has a private number that shows up on my caller ID, and I told them to call me on my mobile phone, so that I could check that out. He said he is going to call me tomorrow morning, and I am going to ask him the name of the company he is working with, and get his phone number, and investigate this, and am going to check him out to see if he is really, or a scam. I will not sign for anything alone, nor will I ever give my bank card, or Social Security number to ANY ONE!!
I am on disability, and a fixed income, and can't afford this. I feel as though people in this situation are the ones that are getting hit the hardest, and are the ones that really need money and support, and these scam artists see that, and the disabled and vulnerable fall right into their clutches!! This has got to STOP NOW!!
N  1st of Dec, 2014 by    0 Votes
I just received this in the mail today and LMAO as I read it. here is exactly what the letter states

Dear Amie
As an independent research monitoring agency, we are pleased to inform you that we have identified $1, 254, 204.00 in pending, unpaid cash award opportunities as recorded in the most recent documentation that is now CONFIRMED and GUARANTEED to you. Your sample report statement is above. Please note that your name appears and you will have access to over 20 different sweepstakes totaling the full $1, 254, 204.00 USD that sponsors are bound by law to pay in full to all winners. Please keep this statement in a secure location.
Now that you have been a) identified; b) confirmed; and c) notified; you are d) guaranteed full access to the $1, 254, 204.00 USD cash and prize report referenced on this verified statement and recorded in the documentation, provided you respond and return the document release form at once.
I urge you to complete this form and return the document release form below ( in which they want me to pay $20.00 USD ) immediately. We can not be responsible for the loss of any portions of the money.


Michael Washington, Tracking Manager.

The address that I'm suppose to return this to is :

American Sweepstakes Publishers
Department of Prize Data Information
PO Box 12954
Kansas City, KS
N  14th of May, 2015 by    -1 Votes
I have American Publisher Sweepstakes wanting me to send first they asked for $17, 550.00 because I had won 2.5 million and a new 2015 car. When I told them I was not working Dave Jefferson called me back and asked if I could come up with $ 950.00 from my bank. When I could not get that amount he said he would put in $400.00 of his money if I could come up with $550.00 and send it Western Union. I would have my 2.5million and 2015 car within 48hours. This has been going on now for over 3weeks. I keep telling him I am not working and the bank will not lend me any money. Big time SCAM. He said the main company was Mega Million that backs American Publisher Sweepstakes. NOT going for it. I have been Ripped off before he said their are still good people and not all are scams.
A  22nd of Sep, 2015 by    +2 Votes
American sweetstakes publishers, p.O. Box 129454, kansas city, ks 6612

they keep sending letters and call to me about different things, what visa or master card do you perfer etc.
Other, was 12.99 for delivery fee for the winner of the sweepstakes that you entered.Another one asked what sweepstakes order some things like a s did yi said if you are calling you should already know. I did order some products. A cd and some face products retinol creme that i believed the publishing house was offering, now i am not sure that those did come from your sweeps stakes offers . Do you send out offers to your sweepstakes entries as i have entered and ordered. I have kept the original numbers of the sweepstakes number as my first entry. Today i got another one of those 12.00 fee from another company about a fee for delivery in advance for money del.But told my husband that they can deduct it from the win monies.
N  11th of Mar, 2016 by    +1 Votes
American sweepstakes publishers now has a customer service at 913 338 07155. That is what said oh my letter.
Internal award payment center also send me a letter has customer service number 816 842-5510 they're both from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central Time I want to find out if this is a legit companies
N  17th of May, 2017 by    0 Votes
Joesph Gonzalez contacted me and said he was prize coordinator for American sweepstakes, wants 500 to deliver my prize, five million dollars and a car!!! Hahaha. No way, he's a scammer too

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