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Tomcat Send email
Jan 23, 2015

pch new complaint department

come on people. I heard PCH got a new complaint department. Its in the back room of a bar called ScallyWags.. Really the guy answering the payphone is a former crackhead but he just got out of rehab. Honest Indian!! They're legit now!!
VERNR Send email
Dec 31, 2014


PCH wants me to buy on there site,however what i have bought is junk,or stuff I have no need for.
Larry Brumett Send email
Dec 2, 2014


Hi, for two days now I have been trying to access your last two emails concerning my last day to search so I can win the $10,000,000. prize or the 3148 drawing for $5,000 a week for life, or the $25,000. It will not let me sign on as when I do and hit the continue button as I have been doing for years, it simply states error 500. I have cleaned all my catches and have even tried to download the smart pc fixer to no avail.. I tried the strait download and the mirror but it will not download. I would like a phone number I can talk to a real person so as to resolve this problem before my time runs out. It states that today is my last day to enter for the chances to win the above prizes. My name is Larry Brumett and I have been a member for years.....I us the address lbsure_2@yahoo.com. Please respond asap as I don't seem to be able to fix the problem. Respectfully, Larry
artwithin24 Send email
Nov 25, 2014

It stated on November 12,2014 I won $25,000.00 have not received it.

On November 12,2014 going towards evening I was searching in the PCH search engine to win the $25,000.00.
$25,000.00 PCH GWY.NO.3816
While I was searching on different websites I got a pop up stating CONGRATULATIONS LINDA YOU WON! "something like that" all completely red in the background stating also PCH team will at my door to deliver my check on November 17,2014. I waited for that day and it never happened. Waited not too long after that, left a message on Debra Holland PCH BLOG, TELLING HER WHAT I JUST STATED TO THIS COMPLAINT A DAY LATER, ON MY FACEBOOK THE PCH TEAM APOLOGIZING STATING THEY MAKE mistakes too in a indirect way. so I figured to wait. still no winnings and also I received a emailed about a month ago from PCH stating the person that won $25,000.00 would win the $10,000.00 A WEEK FOR LIFE PCH GWY.NO.4900.
PuckYu Send email
Nov 18, 2014

Reality Check

For all you people above who claim you never ordered a product from PCH (and yet a product mysteriously appeared on your doorstep) the fact of the matter is you did order this product. You clicked where you should not have. Stop clicking on those products if you do not want to order them you stupid ignorant people!

You are never going to win at this PCH lottery "game". Just click the X in the upper right hand corner of your browser window.

Now, was that so hard?
Very Upset Send email
Sep 2, 2014

Same happen to me.

It funny that I got a statement with the bill on the e-mail,saying that I order this stuff which I wasn't aware,so I try to call customer service on Saturday night.There was a answering system,saying ,"Please call on Wednesday,because there will be a HIGH VOLUME of calls on Monday and Tuesday" Can you believe that ? Next thing you will know,the package wil be at my door ! I want to stop the shipment before it too late. I call Monday,the nice man from PCH on the call said to me,if the package is already there,KEEP IT! I recorded on tape! I check the tracking system from FEDEX and the LOCAL postal service,it will be DELIVER on FRIDAY 1:06 PM ,well it 1:06 with my live close circuit camera"ON" wth a monitor in front of me with the computer next to me playing the PCH games,there the person came down from the postal service and way back of my yard there a man putting up the camping tent After finishing playing the games,I went to the back door, package was MISSING,STOLEN! WHAT GOiNG ON???
I callled ,he said keep it. I called MY CITY LOCAL POST OFFICE,HE SAID,WELL IT STOLEN. After all the packages that I got from PCH,it did not happen ,but when there package that i didn't order,it STOLEN! This don't make sense! Did they read my e-mails at the postal service?Is this part of the NSA listen to my calls? I think it a SETUP! Even at the ATM,they locked me out on the same week! SOUND CRAZY? I hope they won't bill me or it a scam between the post office and PCH.
Namrevlis Send email
Aug 19, 2014

Publishers Clearing House

The time has come to destroy PCH. They lie. They cheat. They waste our time.
How can we get together?
What can we do to either get PCH to pay out some prizes or get them to close?
yank66 Send email
Aug 9, 2014


scam on over charging and no office in port washington NY
yank66 Send email
Aug 9, 2014

product and scam

PCH is a double scam. The products are junk and over priced once you get hit with a ridiculous shipping cost.They say they are in Port Washington ,NY. I went looking for an office and could not find it. Now that is a scam. No winner except for some homeless looking people. those are payoffs.
krishumbird@yahoo.com Send email
Aug 4, 2014


if you believe the above message, I have a bridge in NY City for sale.....wanna bvuy???
krishumbird@yahoo.com Send email
Aug 4, 2014

pch 'superfan'

the new suck -u-in token game (to win what? -oh a 'chance' to buy a win to win nothing)something() is the "superfan) scratch offs. for the first week a minimum on 1,000 tokens, as of today an amount back to their crappy win of 100 token. The whole site is a joke, just a means of wasting time. I once knew a woman who would dress up, do her hair and wait, ALL DAY because she got a letter in the mail saying she won. Good thing she didnt use the new she would have driven all the residents mad waiting to get on the net because, she was going to win, the COMPUTER told her so.

These people really suck, real people dont win, just people they pay off to act on tv! must be I've never known anyone who won even 5 lousy bucks!!
subzerodark Send email
Jul 1, 2014

PCH.com $2 Million Plus $10,000 a Month for Life SuperPrize Giveaway

PCH.com $2 Million Plus $10,000 a Month for Life SuperPrize Giveaway. they stated there be a clear out winner of june 30 of 2014 for this prizes . and by law they told public and sent emails. that they will delievery the prize of 2 million dollar to the winner and also 10k with brand new car . and state in the prizes legal statement put on everyone there prizes letter. . there was no winner which they imply and change prize to ust million dollar and end of sweepstakes
Pchhater Send email
Jun 6, 2014

PCH Lies

I have been entering PCH sweepstakes and playing their stupid crooked games for years. Nothing is really random. But recently I “won" a total of $640.00 on one of the match games. Did they pay? No they claimed an error in their system. Never an error when nothing is won. They pay out when they feel like it. It's a scam like any other scam. If anyone has had a similar experience and would like to join me in a class action suit please reply here. I have already contacted my attorney.
Barronj Send email
Jun 5, 2014

constant web site problems & no wins

I have been playing pch for three years and I think it is a rip off and only a comercial tool for advertisement.
I have played all kinds of games from lotto,slots,blackjack & bingo plus entered all kinds of sweepstakes online and I have not so much as won a $ 10.00 gift certificate.
Most of the time I cant even play due to pch website problems.
PCH needs to correct their website problems and have better odds for people who play everyday.
robert pacheco Send email
May 30, 2014

cannot connect to internet explorer

tried every to hookup to pch
Becky Send email
Apr 30, 2014

its just a bunch of scandalous bullshit

Rich people are the only ones that win. And I agree with everyone else.
kateyb Send email
Jan 13, 2014

commercial and promises

My maiden name is Kathy Taylor and I see that on every commercial, I should be able to sue just over that. Also when I was on PCH Search my name popped up on the side and my city and state. It said I won movie tickets which I never recieved and when I sent a payment in the instant win card said I won $500.00 which I never saw. I read the fine print and it said it was legitimate. I have a lawyer, Morgan & Morgan. I hope I don't have to use him to sue you guys. You suck. The poor people never win.

kathy bedwell
Jadedgirl10000 Send email
Mar 13, 2013


A month ago I found a box on my doorstep inside was cookbooks, but I never order any cookbooks but it said PCH on the letter, I thought it was free for the stuff I order online from Christmas as a gift to be their loyal consmer, so I think, inside the letter is an order sheet saying to order these books send a check ect to the PCH. I was every confused " send the money" but I already got the books why do I have to send the money that I already got the books, something isn't right, so I didn't send any money to the pay the books, and just the other day I got and overdue bill saying that I owe the books......now there a rumor there's a scam going on to get people to buy there crap to enter the cash reward,, if u receive a box with cookbooks inside.....keep it and tell those SOBs to stick where the sun don't shine.....
Waltboli Send email
Mar 15, 2012

Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

Actually, look at it this way how many are offering money free. Just your time. If you feel that your time is more valuable then use it in the matter that most satisfy you. Make yourself happy and be in control of that and if that doesn't work you won't have to search for the person to complain to. But if you have the time, do it, and move on make your pray to God and put it in his hand. NOW IT'S DONE . What's next. waltboli
Brenda* Send email
Mar 15, 2012

Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

Wow waltboli. How insightful and profound. There is a guy here who is searching for the answer to the universe. Maybe you can help him out.
Doc357 Send email
Mar 13, 2012

Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

pch is missleading, and if you buy something like i did, dooh. and send it back, (when your lucky enough to get an address to return a product to) they never admit to reciving it back, and damn if they dont ding your credit, with a negitive report.
yours, A player for decades.
DARREN LEVY Send email
Mar 2, 2012

Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

Send email
Feb 23, 2012

Received a package I never ordered!

I want to complain about the package I received from Publishers Clearing House - # 3029 5753 9994 - I did not order this. I do not want this and I do not want to pay postage to send this back. I will never order from Publishers Clearing House again if I am going to be sent packages that I did not order.

Beware people!
Victimized Senior Send email
Feb 23, 2012

Received a package I never ordered!

I just rcvd an unsolicited pkg in the mail. It was cookbooks from Publishers Clearing House. On the manilla envelope was attached an Invoice with this ADDRESS: 720 Winners Circle, St. Cloud, MN 56399.

Has anyone else been victimized like this? I figure this is A GIFT FROM THEM SINCE I DID NOT ORDER IT.
I have been scammed. I guess they figure they're not going to be out anything sin ce putting me in the poisition of having to pay postage back again. I'm not paying, I'm not sending it back and will publicize this scam, starting with the State's Consumer Fraud Division..
Joyce Send email
Feb 23, 2012

Having to search for a product to buy before I can enter

This is a multi-part message in MIME format. ------=_NextPart_000_0033_01C92CA8.7B7828D0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary I really resent having to try to buy something in order to finish an entry onto PCH.com. I don't believe that is the right way to approach things. Joyce _____ From: Publishers Clearing House [mailto:PublishersClearingHouse@superprize.pch.com] Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2008 5:06 AM To: lilaclady@sbcglobal.net Subject: PCH Important Entry Message DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCES TO WIN! Add pch.com to your address book. Why? Important Message PCH.com Publishers Clearing House MARYANN CARTER Contest Department Dear Joyce Staples, The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol could visit the Staples home to award a $1, OOO, OOO.OO "Tax Free" SuperPrizeR from Giveaway No. 1170. I urge you to follow the instructions below so that you can claim your SuperPrize number. You see, if the SuperPrize number assigned to you matches the winning number drawn, Joyce Staples will win $1, OOO, OOO.OO from Publishers Clearing House, free and clear of State and Federal taxes. Here's what a SuperPrize winner from Giveaway No. 1170 would experience: The Prize Patrol would arrive at our winner's door with flowers and balloons to present the "Big Check" and personally congratulate the winner. Video cameras would be rolling to capture the winning moment. Our new winner would have enough money to enjoy financial security, indulge in a few luxuries ... and perhaps even travel the world. Our new winner would be in the financial position to help others by sending a child or grandchild to college or donating to favorite charities. To receive a valid SuperPrize entry that could ultimately win you a life-changing Tax Free Million Dollars, just use any of the links below to visit PCHSearch &Win -- AND THIS IS IMPORTANT -- search any topic you desire to claim your entry! And please, make sure to visit PCHSearch&Win every day for all your internet searching. Why? Because getting a daily entry for a Tax Free Million Dollar SuperPrize is just the beginning of the exciting prize opportunities that you'll get at PCHSearch&Win. You see, PCHSearch&Win also gives you chances to win instant prizes like computers, plasma TVs and lots and lots of cold hard cash every day. You search the internet all the time, and now, thanks to PCHSearch&Win, your searches could make you a winner -- INSTANTLY! Please don't miss out. Make sure we hear from you soon! If you become our SuperPrize winner the Prize Patrol will personally award you the "Big Check" and be the first to congratulate you on your good fortune! Much success in all that you strive for. Sincerely, Maryann Carter, Contest Department Maryann Carter Contest Department Click Here to Continue $15, OOO.OO Trick or Treasure Halloween Giveaway! P.S. This Halloween, the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol could bring you a $15, OOO.OO treat! Yes, they will personally award a $15, OOO.OO cash prize on October 31st and your first search every day gives you a chance to win! So search now, Joyce, and maybe you'll have a VERY Happy Halloween! _____ To unsubscribe from future PCHSearch&Win emails, please click here. _____ WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY! You've received this email because you are registered with pch.com. You are subscribed as lilaclady@sbcglobal.net. If you no longer wish to receive email from Publishers Clearing House, please unsubscribe. This is a post-only message, please do not reply. If you have any question regarding Publishers Clearing House or other pch.com sweepstakes, please visit the pch.com Info Center. Privacy Policy Habeas Certified Sender Seal Publishers Clearing House, pch.com, and their agencies are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or formatting, whether caused by internet users or by any of the equipment, programming or software associated with or utilized in connection with the Sweepstakes. This offer is open to all residents of the United States, Puerto Rico and APO/FPO. C 2008 Publishers Clearing House 101 Winners Circle Port Washington, NY 11050 [08S4281] ------=_NextPart_000_0033_01C92CA8.7B7828D0 Content-Type: text/html; charset="utf8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
I really resent having to try to buy something in order to finish an entry onto PCH.com. I don’t believe that is the right way to approach things.

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