Publishers Clearing House Targets Caller Id Spoofers

The Port Washington-based sweepstakes company Publishers Clearing House – known as PCH -- says more and more sophisticated telephone con games are being played nationwide using fake Caller ID scams.

  • Blotter for July 15
    A 48-year-old Aiken woman reported Tuesday an unknown person called her residence, claiming to be with Publishers Clearing House and told the woman to wire ... and the second man reached for a pistol. The caller said he felt threatened and hit the other ...
    07/15/2015 - 5:19 pm | View Link
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    Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico and Commissioners ... They may know a lot about their targets, and can usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling.” “If you receive a threatening call like this, or any suspicious ...
    06/29/2015 - 5:35 am | View Link
  • Scam alert: Delivery call too good to be true
    The scammers' targets have reported spotting a variety of phone numbers through Caller ID, including the 876 area code that ... You get a phone call from someone claiming you've won a Publishers Clearing House prize. According to the outfit's website ...
    02/13/2015 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • Topic matches for phone scams
    But unfortunately for her, what she thought was a huge jackpot that she won from Publishers Clearing House, which would be ... A phone number on a Maryville man’s caller ID that was supposed to be from The Daily Times ended up being nothing more than ...
    11/14/2014 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Claudia Buck: Sweepstakes scam is one of many consumer frauds out to get you
    Johnson said consumers have reported phony Publishers Clearing House calls, emails and even Facebook posts ... Arrest warrant scam: Last fall, fraudsters used fake caller ID to make incoming calls that appear to be from the local sheriff’s office ...
    03/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    I received this email today. Is this a scam? I deleted the characters where there are now asterisks. Publishers Clearing House PCH WINNING NOTIFICATION 2015!
    07/29/2015 - 2:47 pm | View Website
  • Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt
    Who can ask the Attorney General for an official opinion; What are the duties of the Attorney General? Who should I contact to remove my name from unwanted direct ...
    07/29/2015 - 10:01 am | View Website
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