• Report: #246669

Complaint Review: Premier Random Lotto - Standard Financers - Eric Brown - Monica Edwards - Roger Phillips

  • Submitted: Thu, May 03, 2007
  • Updated: Thu, May 03, 2007

  • Reported By:Reading Pennsylvania
Premier Random Lotto - Standard Financers - Eric Brown - Monica Edwards - Roger Phillips
460 Ellis Ave, Ste. 402 Calgary, Alberta Canada

Premier Random Lotto - Standard Financers - Eric Brown - Monica Edwards - Roger Phillips Lotto winning scam Calgary Alberta

*Consumer Comment: You got off lucky Maria!

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One day I got this letter in the mail and with it was a check. The letter stated that:

You are hereby informed that after the just concluded Premier Random Lotto held ing London, England, you eme4rged as one of the winners in th third category. Congratulations, Particicpants were selected via a computer ballot draw from One Million Five Hundred Thousand names (1,500,000)drawn form Europe, Asia, and North America.

Your nme attached to cupon number102-35485 with the serial number 004-984 drew the lucky numbers 12-23-15-27-33 which subsequently won the lottery in the third category. You heva therefore been approve for the lump sum of $120,000.00 UWSD (One Hundred Twenty Thousand United States Dollars Only). This is from a total cash prize of $3,500,000.00 USd (Three Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) shared among (Eighteen) international winners in different categories. This is an annual competittion organised since the New Millennium in our noble drive to go global.

A sponsor's check of $2,998.70 is enclosed to assist you finance your international clearance fees of $2,845.00. Your clearance fes should be forward to our designated North America Agent. However, you will receive a total of $120,000.00 minus $6,000.00 (5% Sponsor's Commission).

Invariably, you will recive a total of $114,000.00. Your agent will give you further details. In order tio avoid double claiming or unwanted taking advantage of the program by paqrticipants and the public, we therefore strongly advise that you keep this award highly confidential as part of our security protocol until your winning has been processed and money remitted to. You.

To commence your claim, contact your claim agent, Eric Brown, of Standard Financirs at 460 Ellis Ave, Ste 402, Calgary, AB, an accredited agency to Premier Lotto at 1-403-3999-5972 Note that all prizes must be claimed noto later than May 10, 2007. Ensure you contact your agent for the Authorization and Activation of your check.

Congratulations! Once more.
Rodney Williams
Prize Co-Ordinator

So I caled this Eric Brown about the check. All he asks for is the check number and tells me is to deposit the check and to call him back when the check clears. Guess what i did, I went and deposited the check. It took three days for he bank to clear it and I called hime back. He then transfers me to some women, Her name was Monica Edwards. She tells me to send the $2,845.00 to a bond officer through Money Gram and to call Eric back with the confirmation.

Bond officer
Roger Phillips
127 Fairwiew Dr.
ste. 505
Toronto, ON, Canada

After I hang up I'm thinking to my self this is to good to be true and why is it happening to me.
I went to the bank to withdrawal the money, when the bank tellers tells me that the check was no good (it was a fraud). Thank God that I waited for the check to clear from the bank other wise I would have to be paying up money i don't have.

After the insident at the bank I called Eric again and told him that the chack was no good. He then flips out saying that the check was good and he don't know why the bank was saying that it wasn't. Sorry Eric I'll believe my bank over any total strange any day.

Reading, Pennsylvania

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#1 Consumer Comment

You got off lucky Maria!

AUTHOR: Jay - (U.S.A.)


Your lucky, this group has been operating under different names and you will notice that there are similar reports on the Ripoff Report about this scam.

Just in the past few days, I recall reading about people getting scammed by the Royal Foundation Lotto group and you will notice that a "Monica Edwards" works there as well!

Now here is an important fact that you should be aware of: They now have your name and phone number.

I am not trying to scare you.

What is going to happen is that you will start getting Telemarketing calls... so just be careful!

I don't care if your phone number is on the Do Not Call list... do you think Canadian Telemarketers give a hoot about our National Do Not Call list?

If you can afford it, have your phone number changed. If you can, have your phone listed under a different name. For example, tell the phone company that you will be paying the bill but it needs to be listed under your husbands name.

In fact, more and more people are listing their phones under their pets name because of the growing phone and mail scams... so just think about how to protect your self!

I practice what I am suggesting... our dog has a magazine subscription to New Scientist and Photography... she has also been getting junk mail and telephone calls for valuable insurance offers from Bank of America!

Next point: Most people don't know that foreign lotteries are illegal... no your not going to get into trouble. All I am saying is check it out for your self and visit the FTC and see what they say.

Visit the USPS site and see what they say and/or Goggle Foreign Lotteries Scams and educate yourself!

Take Care!
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