ED Magedson – Founder
Picadilli & Trust Grant Company3630 Rhodes Chicago, Illinois United States of America
Received a letter and a check in the mail yesterday from Picadilli & Trust. The letter claimes that my husband was a recipient of a government grant and that this check was for federal & state taxes and processing fees. It stated that once we had done so (paid the taxes with this $) that we would then get a check via Federal Express (requiring a signature) for the remainder of the $40,000 grant money within 1-2 business days.
The letter states that this is not a loan and is not required to pay back. Millions of grants are allocated every year etc. Enclosed is a check for $3,949 from Capps Van & Car Rental Company. I have contacted them and they are aware and have authorties involved. This is a fradulant scam! Do not try to cash the check! I was simply told by Capps to shred the check.
Hope these people get caught!!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/23/2010 02:18 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Picadilli-Trust-Grant-Company/Chicago-Illinois-60653/Picadilli-Trust-Grant-Company-FAKE-government-grant-money-Chicago-Illinois-584591. 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.
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