- Report: #928126
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: Coast Capital Financial Services
Coast Capital Financial Services1350 Lonsdale Street Los Angeles, California United States of America
Coast Capital Financial Services Fraudulent Check Los Angeles, California
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
Click here now..
The letter indicated that I was a 2nd prize winner in the 2nd category of the USA Mega draw, and assigned me the numbers 51-20-26-37-40, and that I won $255,000.00. Enclosed with the letter was a check from The Wasserstrom Company, 477 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43215 in the amount of $4,685.00 to "help pay for the processing fee" of $3,950.00 drawn on the Huntington National Bank, Columbus, OH 43219.
According to the letter, I was not to act until I contacted my assigned claim agent named Allen Johnson at 1-604-367-6567 Monday-Friday 10 a.m-5 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. to start the claim processing and activation of the check. I needed to sign the bottom part of the letter and provide my name, address and give to the representative AFTER I received the rest of the $255,000.00 check.
This is a scam. With an envelope having stamps from Ireland, an unsigned letter from some company in Los Angeles, CA, a 604 area code indicating the contact number was Canadian, and a check drawn on a company in Columbus, OH, this raised red flags for me.
I contacted The Wasserstrom Company, a restaurant supplier, and the representative informed me that this is a massive scam, and they are working with appropriate authorities to find the culprits and eliminate this scam that's involved their company.
Please do not attempt to cash this check. Let me reiterate: this is a scam. By participating, you will hurt yourself financially.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/16/2012 09:52 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Coast-Capital-Financial-Services/Los-Angeles-California-90015/Coast-Capital-Financial-Services-Fraudulent-Check-Los-Angeles-California-928126. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.
If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:Search Tips
In order to assure the best results in your search:
- Keep the name short & simple, and try different variations of the name.
- Do not include ".com", "S", "Inc.", "Corp", or "LLC" at the end of the Company name.
- Use only the first/main part of a name to get best results.
- Only search one name at a time if Company has many AKA's.