Elbee said: The caller claimed to be from Publisher Clearing House and he was prepared to give me the prize money today. He was very convincing until he wanted me to go get a money order from a local supermarket. He said that the PCH were in town and would be at my home within the hour with 2 Highway Patrol officers to give me a check and a representative from the IRS would collect the 1% state tax. What really scared me was he wanted to know what I would be driving to the supermarket to get the voucher. I wondered if they had someone local waiting for me to show up with cash at the supermarket. I called the highway patrol on another phone while my husband talked to him on my phone. I figured the highway patrol would know if the PCH was in town. I then told the guy on the phone that the officer would like to talk to him. That is when the call ended. I did not give him any information on my bank account or sss# but I did tell him what kind of car I would be driving. I called the bank just to make sure no one could get into my acct. and I called ATT Wireless to make sure no one could put a charge on my phone. I am just having a hard time understanding how they were going to benefit without any money order #s or security information. Were they waiting for me? Oh well, I have a shot gun and a revolver I am not afraid to use and know how to use. Oh yeah, since when does the IRS collect a State Tax.
Sid said: Claimed to be from Publishers Clearing House, stating I had won a prize, and had to call them back right away to confirm. This was yesterday, 12/02/2014. I tried to keep the guy on the phone answering questions for no other reason than to at least incur charges on their end. When I didn't call, they tried again a couple of times, then appeared to give up.
wrangler said: I got a call form this number at 6 am. it was a recorded girl voice saying "My name is Ash*ta. I'm 21 years old and so. Call me back on this number." When I called some girl picked up the phone and said" Gud morning my name is Priti. I'm from Kolkata. I like to talk to you and so." I told her not to call again and disconnected.
I think they are fooling boys to talk as long as possible to earn money as it seems to be a highly chargeable number.
anonymous said: i got this call and i called to police within 2 minutes u also do the same and inform about it if you get such calls...
10gy said: the voice was of a girl who called herself muskaan.. she said she had big and beautiful eyes. She claimed herself to be a young girl although she sounded like a recorded voice of an old woman or a young shivering woman...
not being scammed today said: SCAM claim we won 3.8 million dollars ULLSH%$# want my husband to send 300$..... and or purchase some green dot card. He called back to cause my husband was going to do it until I put a stop to it.....Don't believe it...even claimed they are fr publlishers clearing house.. then they called my number..
tee said: Do not answer and DO NOT CALL BACK!!
The 876 area code has been linked to a form of telephone fraud known as the "one ring scam". The person perpetuating the scam calls the victim via a robodialer or similar means, sometimes at odd hours of the night, then hangs up when the phone is answered with the hope that they will be curious enough to call the number back. When the victim does this, an automatic $19.95 international call fee is charged to their account, as well as $9.00/min thereafter. Similar scams have been linked to Grenada (area code 473), Antigua (area code 268), the Dominican Republic (area code 809) and the British Virgin Islands (area code 284)
suresh said: I got call from this number on 10/08/2014 about 1.00 pm. A girl's voice who said my name is......... I am searhing a boyfreind like you........
Dee said: Male caller stating he was from Publisher's Clearing House and I was a winner of a Mercedes Benz and a certified check (did not state the amt.) and was to be delivered today. He asked if anyone had notified me of this prior to his call to which I ssaid "no, not until you called". He hung up. I think he realized I was on to him and was scared off.
Name said: These idiots claimed they were with Publisher Clearing House (PCH). They tell you that you have won a large sum of money and possibly a car and ask for your name and address. (you can barely understand them first of all) These guys weren't very smart about it. They had a flipping dog barking in the background while trying to retrieve my information! After we called their bluff and called the sheriff's department and let them know that we called, they panicked and began cussing us out. Like I said they're idiots and scam artists (I guess you can't call them artists because they are so stupid)..... DON'T FALL FOR THIS!!!!
anonymous said: Don't know who it was but they called asking for check numbers and saying they would send $500. They didnt say who they were.