Victim Location 43206
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes
I received a letter and a check from Publishers Clearing House saying I had been selected as a lucky winner of the grand prize $600,000.00. The letter reads in part: Contact our branch office immediately at 518-872-3078 to speak with claims agent Kevin Prince for method of payment. IMPORTANT: You are required by the international sweepstakes by law to pay towards taxes, handling and processing fees. Enclosed is your sponsorship check to assist you with out of pocket expenses. It is company policy to keep this letter and your cash prize winnings confidential to avoid double or false claims. Deborah Holland Executive Vice-President Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes". The check was for $6998.55 written against Nitro Logistics Inc in Secaucus, NJ.