1, Report: #1290497
Posted Date: Feb 28 2016
Publishers Clearing House PCH Lotto, PCH search and win Deceptive Marketing Port Washington New York 11050 Internet
Lawsuits total to date: $85,990,000 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Publishers_Clearing_House In 1994 Publishers Clearing House sent mailings telling recipients they were all finalists, which led to a lawsuit involving the attorneys general of 14 US states. ...
Categories: Advertising / Deceptive
2, Report: #1206965
Posted Date: Feb 06 2015
American Family Publishers Jack Miller Called me at Home said I had won 585 thousand Us Dollars. All I have to do is go to Dollar General store get a Money gram Express card. first 300.00 then 200.00 then he went to 50.00. I pretended to get a Card but he let me know that was the Honey you Won 558 THOUSAN DOLLARS. Wanted me to give him 300.00 dollars Told Him I didn't have that kind of money so he went to 200.00 I told him about My Husband Having a lot of medical Problems. So He was so sweet to go down to 50.00.He is calling me back tonight at 8:00pm. my phone said North Bay Area.He said Washington DC Washington D.C.
I recieved a Call this A.M. The 1st call was at 10:16 A.M. No Caller ID. He called me 2 times . He told me Honey you have won American Family Publishers sweepstakes for, 585 thousand dollars. How do you feel. I said Great if this is not a scam. He kept assuring me was no scam. He t...
Categories: Multi Level Marketing
3, Report: #152587
Posted Date: Jun 09 2014
Special Data Processing, National Magazine Exchange Ripoff Do Not Believe What They Say About Themselves Clearwater Florida
Here is what the scammers of National Magazine Exchange have to say about themselves: Specializing in customized Pay-for-Performance programs since 1984, SDP has the expertise and the leads to DRAMATICALLY INCREASE YOUR market share and your profits each year. Our competent and c...
4, Report: #837278
Posted Date: Feb 10 2012
American Family Publishers Sweepstakes Eleven months of cons, promises and I fell for it Internet, Internet
For eleven months I was promised a sweepstakes prize of 850,000 and a new Kia automobile. 32 transactions of money sent to different people. I was under a spell and cannot believe what I have done. David Marshall is the man who tricked me and intimidated me over his cell phon...
Categories: ORGANIZED CRIME
5, Report: #194111
Posted Date: Jun 01 2011
Jeff Paul ripoff theft fradulent business practice nonresponsive company representatives poor quality materials Van Nuys California
I have spent two months now trying to cancel the Jeff Paul Making Money in your Underwear program, and still have not been able to do so. The 800 number provided by the company for cancellation (they promised quick and easy way to cancel) never worked--I spent hours on the phone ho...
Categories: TV Advertisements
6, Report: #500432
Posted Date: Sep 25 2009
ARVEST Fiancial Services, ARVEST is ASCAM St. John, New Foundland
My wife got a letter in the mail from Micheal Wilson at ARVEST Fiancial Services today stating that she had won the AMERICAN FAMILY PUBLISHERS SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING in the amount of $370,000.00. Along with the letter was a check for $4,955.00 to be used to pay the taxes in the am...
Categories: Financial Services
7, Report: #86711
Posted Date: Mar 15 2006
American Family Publishers - Bill Elsbury Or Bill Stacey BIG TIME SCAMMER RIPOFF Tampa Florida
I almost got scammed by this man. He called me and told me that he was with American Family Publishers, and that he needed me to sit down because he had some big news for me. He said I was picked to win $500,000. He had me on the phone 2 different times, each time about 45min t...
Categories: Book & Magazine Publishers
8, Report: #163355
Posted Date: Nov 04 2005
US Claims Bureau, American Family Publishers, Lawyers Of London all three working together, biggest scammers ever- but they know what they are doing! Ripoff Dover Delaware
Bear with me, it's a long story- but truely interesting... On the morning of Novemeber 3, 2005- I was awaken by a phone call from a Mr. Roy Brown claiming to be calling from the US Claims Bureau. He had a very thick accent so it was kind of hard to understand him... After making ...
9, Report: #113641
Posted Date: Oct 19 2004
American Family Publishers BILL STACEY VP/ RIPOFF If you win money you shouldn't have to pay! Seattle Washington
I, TOO, WAS SCAMMED BY BILL STACEY THE SO CALLED VP OF AMERICAN FAMILY PUBLISHERS. BUT THANKFULLY MY MOM, SISTER, AND HUSBAND CONVINCED ME THAT IS WAS A SCAM. HE WAS VERY REASURRING ON EVERYTHING. AND REALLY SEEMED TO KNOW WHAT HE WAS TALKING ABOUT WITH THE FEDERAL AND ESCROW ACC...
Categories: Telemarketing Companies
10, Report: #93947
Posted Date: Jun 07 2004
American Family Publishers ripoff Seattle Washington
A man named William Grant claiming to be the seioner Vice President of American Family Publishers called me on June 4, 2004 and announced that I had won $500,000 from his company sponsered by Ed McMan and Dick Clark. He told me that his flight was coming in on Tuesday, June 8th...
11, Report: #91013
Posted Date: May 11 2004
William Grant Claiming to represent American Family Publishers ripoff! Sweepstakes tax escrow attempt. Seattle Washington
A man identifying himself as William Grant called me on May 11 and represented himself as a Senior Vice President of American Family Publishers. He talked about his company spokesmen Dick Clark and Ed McMahon. He stated to my sister who answered the phone that I had won $500,000. ...
12, Report: #90473
Posted Date: May 06 2004
AMERICAN FAMILY PUBLISHERS ripoff, scam, hoax, TAMPA Florida
I was contacted on two seperate occasions by a man named Bill Stacey, claiming to be a SR. Vice President for American Family Publishers Sweepstakes. He told me that my entry had been chosen as the grand prize winner of five hundred thousand dollars. He told me that he and 16 of...
13, Report: #89810
Posted Date: May 02 2004
American Family Publishers - William Grant ripoff I won 1/2 million dollars Scam of the century Clearwater Florida
I was called by a William Grant with Am. Family Publishers two times before they got me. They called back stating they were the company associated with Ed McMann and Dick Clark and stated I had won $500,000.00. I didn't believe them at first. He then went on the say they would ...
14, Report: #87900
Posted Date: Apr 16 2004
American Family Publishers (Thomas Stevens) rip-off! Clearwater Florida
I see a lot of these scams reported where someone called stating that they had won $500000.00 and needed money to be deposited to escrow for taxes. I also received the same call. This scam is one of those 4-1-9 nigerian scams. When I told the man on the phone that my next call would...
15, Report: #87797
Posted Date: Apr 15 2004
American Family Publishers ripoff Clearwater Florida
I received a call stating to sit down I had just won $500,000. American Family Publishers would be at my door to deliver the cashiers check with Ed McMann in four days. The only thing that Mr.Thomas Stevens needed was $397.00 to be Western Unioned to a Carlton Taylor that worked...
Categories: Corrupt Companies
16, Report: #86887
Posted Date: Apr 07 2004
American Family Publishers beware of fake calls ripoff Tampa Florida
I almost got ripped off. i recieved a phone call stating I won 500,000.000. The person I spoke to said he would arrive at the airport at 8:41am on April 9th. He would be at my house at 9-9:15. He then told me he would be bringing tax lawyers and T.V. crew to video tape the advent an...
17, Report: #86265
Posted Date: Apr 01 2004
American Family Publishers - Bill Stacey ripoff tried to get me to mail 2,000 dollars to Seattle Washington to what they said was an escrow account and I would win one-half million dollars Tampa Florida
I was to western uniion 2,000.00 dollars to a place in Seattle Washington. I was told that I would be depositing it in an account in a Federal Reserve bank and a us attorney would oversee my account. This money was suppose to be for the deposit to go onto the taxes for the 500,000...
18, Report: #49786
Posted Date: Mar 19 2003
Sinatra Health Report dishonest fraudulent consumer fraud ripoff Patromic Maryland
Sinatra Health Report is dishonest. Last year my stepfather died. He had been getting a lot of junk mail and I wrote deceased, return to sender on much of it, until the US post office got confused and stopped all mail for everyone at this address (that is another story!). The Sin...
Categories: Alternative Health
19, Report: #46881
Posted Date: Feb 25 2003
American Family Publishers rip-off Tampa Florida
I was contacted saying i had won 500,000 dollars and i needed to send them 4,975 upfront before they come to ga to hand deliever my check. The money was sent and I never recieved anything. There phone number was fake and everything else about the deal was fake Jennifer chickamau...
20, Report: #631
Posted Date: Nov 22 1999
Pure and ugly fraud performed by American Family Pulishers
I will be lad to find at least some support. My elderly mother approximately a year ago subscribed to the journal Mutual Funds through American Family Publishers. She paid for subscription and was happily receiving this piece of junk. Unfortunately, trying to be completely inde...
Categories: Credit & Debt Services