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I've been contacted by Publishers clearing house and told

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I've been contacted by Publishers clearing house and told I've won 10M. I've been told I
JA: The accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: If this is true do I need to pay irs in advance of receiving the 10M
JA: Is there anything else important you think the accountant should know?
Customer: I need to know if this is a scam
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 19 days ago.

Hello, I'm Robin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and typing up my reply. I'll post that in just a few moments.

Expert:  Robin D. replied 19 days ago.

When and if you win from Publisher's Clearing House any tax will be withheld from the payment not requested up front. If they are asking for a payment from you prior to releasing money it is a scam.

Expert:  Robin D. replied 19 days ago.

Here is what PCH has to say

http://info.pch.com/consumer-information/fraud-protection

There are those that are using PCH name to scam people.

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