I have recieved this letter on 2/5/07 from the date 1/25/07 with a REF # OF 832321Z030 And winner code: NNPC 305562 stating that Imperial Foundation Lotto held in Dublin, Ireland, emerged as one of the third catagory.
I states that my name had attaced to coupon number 102-35485 with serial numbers 004-984 drew the lucky numbers of 12-23-15-27-33 which suspose to win in the third catagory.
This letter inform me that I have won the amount of $120,000.00 minus $6,000.00 for commissions. With this letter I have sponsor a check of $2,995.50 (in which it looked real) for pay for clearance fees.
I have called the number 1-780-604-5997 which is shown in the letter. I spoke to a claim agent with the name of Karen Jacobs of Alpha Financiers. This letter states that the Imperical Foundation Lotto is an accredited agency.
I was instructed to deposit the $2,995.50 to the bank and withdrawl the amount of $2,905.50 to make the payments. She instructs me to send $2,840.00 through the Money Gram in my hometown. It has send to the name of Tonya Smith at 1411 Riverside Dr. Ottawa, Canada J4N3K5 using my name, address, and telephone number.
I have the same telephone number back in which they tell me to with the reciept of a reference number I have to give. Then they tell me that it will take an hour or so clarify the money an will be recieving my award to 2 days.
I have called the number a dozen of times to make sure they are doing their jobs. Then I have recieve the respons: THE PERSON YOU ARE CONTACTING IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME PLEASE TRY AGIAN LATER.
Then days later I have recieve a call from my bank that the check is a returned check which make my account have an overdraft. So I figured something is wrong.
I have also kept the copy of the letter, check, and the receipt for evidence. Please Help Me. I am just a person struggling to make it in this world.
Charlotte, North Carolina