Strike It Rich VIII Sweepstakes
Complaint 86316 Details

  • Date Occurred: 03/12/2012
  • Reported Damages: $0.00
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The complaint is against an online dating profile

The complaint is a listing fraud posted on public forums or sites against an anonymous entity

The complaint is mobile text spam or smishing related against an anonymous entity

The company or person contact no longer exists

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They sent me a letter in the mail saying i am eligible in the 1,1000,000,00 sweepstakes. And that i am urged to call (1-800-235-9764) by march 29,2012. they wanted me to confirm my address and provide my prize entry number. while on the phone, i was asked what i would do with the money and ect.. this later lead me to another person who asked me when my credit card would expire. After that question, i became a little suspicious. The letter sent to me in the mail is signed by " E.Wright"

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  • Steve
  • Steve SBID #854b17995f
  • Posted 03/15/2012
  • Similar experience as March 12, 2012 entry. Urged to call (1-800-235-9764) by march 29,2012. I was asked if I had any credit cards - this got my attention. They told me I had been selected to receive a man's and a woman's watch with a diamond at the 12 o'clock position. All I had to do was select 3 magazines from a list of 20 or so. Having had a similar come on from someone purporting to be from Publisher's Clearing House; I said no I'm not doing that and hung up as the woman was going on and on about the beautiful watches I would receive. My letter was also signed by "E.Wright", whoever that may be.
    If you receive a letter offering you a prize of 1,100,000.00 Put it in your paper recycling immediately. Do not be tempted to call the 800 number! This a total scam to get credit card numbers.
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  • Jem2560
  • Jem2560 SBID #7e502adf50
  • Posted 09/04/2012
  • I got one today also and it to is signed by E. Wright says you are urged to call Toll Free 1-800-235-3496 By Septenber 20,2012 You will be asked to confirm your address. Final Notice The prize distribution as of this date is as follows and is Guaranteed to be Awarded to the Winner. All taxes are the responsibilty Of The Winner Official prize listing Grand prize 1,100,000.00 september 20 2012 I think I will call them Just to see how far they will go. My one and only question is why are these people allowed to get away with this? Can anyone out there answer this I also noticed they seem to come right around the same time PGH is or has just found the person who have won their jackpot so really now who is E. Wright?
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  • Amanda
  • Amanda SBID #d321efe53f
  • Posted 03/30/2013
  • I called the number to see what exactly it was the first thing they do is ask for the ID # unaware that they would automatically enter u in after telling them the number she started to tell me about the watch and magazines for $1.29 per week I declined and she then continued to read off dozens more names to chose from again I declined and hung up I didn't give a card number or any other information but they had my name address and zip code not sure how they got this information but now because I called I am worried this scam has got me even after I declined is there anything I can do to protect my identity
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