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Complaint Review: Heritage Financial Group
Heritage Financial GroupP.O. Box 1000 Markham, Ontario Canada
Heritage Financial Group Send a letter stating that I was a winner in the International Shoppers Lotto Powerball. Markham Ontario
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I received and letter on Friday, April 4, 2014 from a company named Heritage Financial Group, stating that I was one of the winners of the International Shoppers Lotto Powerball conducted in North America that was held on January 10, 2014. Winning nymbers where 02-08-12-14-16-01-06. It stated that I was entitled the sum of $125,000 from a total prize money of $3 Million that was to be shared among 24 other declared winners. We were selected through a random computer ballot system drawn from over 50,000 names in USA, Canada, UAE, Ireland adn United Kingdom.
A cashiers check was also included in the envelope for $3,875.00. The letter stated to contact the claim agent before cashing the check at 1-647-272-0248. Once contacted and given my claim number "CHS/M231SC" the individual, who was a man asked for the Check number, waited for a couple of seconds and then came back and said the check was ready to be deposited. He stated to go deposit the check and after it cleared to give him a call back and he would let me know where to send the applicable Govermenet Taxes on the winnings for $1,875.00 US dollars to be paid directly to the tax agent that was assigned to my file.
Once completed the remaining ($121,125.00 US dollars) would be sent via FedEx.
It should be noted that on the letter head listded the following:
USA: 701 Smithfield St. Pittsburgh PA 15222 / Canada: 77 Bloor St. W. Toronto ON M5S 1M2 Canada / United Kingdom: Alcora Building Ste 6 Halesowen W. Midlands B62 8DG UK / Telephone: 1-647-272-0248, Fax 1-905-784-1188, Intl Tel: 011-447-024-081-557
The name of the claim agent listed was Mr. Jeff Tylah - LLB
The name of the Promotion Director listed was Byron Mc Farlene
Office Hours listed: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Mon to Fri) and Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. (EST.)
It was noted that this was a sponsored program by Wal-Mart Group, K-Mart, HSBC, Costco, Sears, AMEX, Home Depot, BMO, TD Financial, Scotia Bank, President Choice, Target, Lowes, Walgreens, JC Penny, Safeway, HBC and many others.
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