Publishers Clearing House has extensive information on their website explaining how their name is used for fraud, and how to tell the difference between fraud impersonating them and their real contests. Please see this Information on their site, which includes:
Publishers Clearing House (PCH) does NOT send e-mails notifying consumers that they have won a major prize (of $1,000.00 or more).
If you are ever contacted by someone claiming to represent PCH, or claiming to be one of our employees, and asked to send or wire money (for any reason whatsoever, including taxes); or send a pre-paid gift card or Green Dot Moneypak card in order to claim a sweepstakes prize – DON’T! It’s a SCAM. If you are sent a check, told it’s a partial prize award, and asked to cash it and send a portion back to claim the full prize award, DON’T. The check is fake, but the SCAM is real!
Publishers Clearing House does not operate this way and would NEVER ask for money to claim a prize award. PCH employees would never contact you personally or in advance to notify you of a prize award. Our prize awards are presented just the way you see in our popular TV commercials, ‘live and in person’ by our Prize Patrol, with balloons, champagne and check in hand - - and with no advance notification!
Please read this topic here at ScamWarners for basic information about lottery scams: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=3199
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Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:19 -0400
From: "Dr.Miller Wilson" <email@example.com>
Our ref: INT/FMD/02
Your ref: ATM/OL.I/0064
Following the instructions / mandate given to us by the United Nations in conjunction with the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.)and Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.).
This is to officially inform you that your email address has won the SECOND PLACE winner Grand Prize Draw,sponsored by PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE LOTTERY (PCH).. The total amount to be claim by the second place winner is Three Million Two Hundred United States Dollars($3.2MILLION USD) has been accredited into an ATM MASTER CARD to be deliver to you.Your Personal Identification Winning Numbers is 41-24-30-65-11-00,It is obligated by the federal law that your Security Code should be kept highly confidential, for safety and security reason.
Security Code: Z1192yQQ
Please contact claims officer with the info below
Email:( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Winner you are to send the below details to process the immediate delivery of your ATM MASTER CARD to you.
Once Again Congratulations!!!
Financial Payment Committee