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  • Blackberry asian lotto scam

    $350.00Unresolved

    this place is contacting me by phone and email saying i won 1 million 400 dollars in a asian lotto and i must send them 350.00 to transfer funds so they can send me a certified check for that amount they are calling and emailing me trying to convince me to send copy of my passport and id and 350,00 i told them i know its a scam and i will not send them money but they keep calling and emailing me.

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    • My demands: stop this scam
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $350.00
    • Managers: Dr. Musa Ali
    • Phone: +60-12-280-3461
    az
    Aug 11, 2015
    Complaint #: 223
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  • Scammed elderly Mother out of tens of thousands of dollars with sweepstakes scam.

    $0.00Unresolved

    This has been going on for 3 years. My elderly mother pays various charges repeatedly to collect her millions and a Mercedes. Nothing can make my mother believe this is a scam. Scammer has very bad Jamaican accent and Jamaican phone number. He tells her that he is in US but phone calls are cheaper if they are routed through Jamaica. NOTHING he says is logical, but mother is SO convinced that he is telling the truth, she can not/will not believe that he is lying. He pretends to be a 73 year old Christian who prays for mother to be blessed with enough money to pay all the fees, so she will get her "Package." He makes a date to be at her house with her 5.5 million dollar check and Mercedes, but of course never shows up. Right now he is asking her for the LAST fee, before she gets her "Package." This last fee is ONLY 45K BUT she will get all of her money back when she gets her "Package."

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    • My demands: I know there will never be any money recovered. I just want this ring caught and prosecuted.
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Edward Baker
    emr4698
    Aug 08, 2015
    Complaint #: 218
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  • Butch tracey prescott arizona

    $0.00Unresolved

    Caller wanted $1200 sent by western union for processing fee. For a prize of a new car and $7000 per week for life.

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    • My demands: I would like to see this scam stopped
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: Dave Walker
    • Phone: 876-278-1518
    butch
    Jul 30, 2015
    Complaint #: 184
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  • Trying to rip me off!!

    $0.00Unresolved

    This guy called me and told me I won $250,00.00 and a new Mercedes Benz. He wanted me to pay $355.00 to him in order to receive a seal that would go on the cashiers check to validate it.

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    • My demands: Somebody needs to track this guy down before someone looses there money.
    • User Recommendation: Use with caution
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $0.00
    • Agents: John Davis, Mcgregor
    • Phone: 301-288-1577
    Nodummyhere
    Jul 30, 2015
    Complaint #: 181
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  • Tried to get cash from me

    $15,000.00Unresolved

    Called and said he was a sweepstake announcer and I had to pay for a state stamp for me to get the my prize.

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    • My demands: Phone number be blocked
    • User Recommendation: Stay away
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Monetary damages: $15,000.00
    • Phone: 702-381-5315
    Bryan
    Jun 13, 2015
    Complaint #: 22
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Comments:

Mimivpqn

Dec 20, 2017 4:30 AM

Dont believe none of those sweepstakes!- its all a scam!- especially the more popular one!- publishers clearing house!!! Its nothing but a fraud! Their scratchouts are bogus! I scratched off 30,00.00 $ just to be told- u didn't win yet!- only if we pick your number! If not u get nothing!- that's fake! If it was the real one or the lottery I would have gotten my money! Shame on them for wasting my time! But never again! Pch.com avoid it!!!!