• Report: #402679

Complaint Review: United Financial Group

  • Submitted: Thu, December 18, 2008
  • Updated: Thu, December 18, 2008

  • Reported By:tujunga California
United Financial Group
, Ontario Canada

United Financial Group Sent me a Check for $3975.00 part payment of $55,000.00 prize award to avoid conflict with the IRS to pay the $3225.00 tax amount No Address On The Letter Or Envelope Ontario Canada

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I recieved Letter with no return address, Letter was from United Financial Group. Internation Finance Department, Ontario Can

We are pleased to inform you you that you have been decared a winner in out annual SWEEPSTAKES. ....many insucessful attempts have been made in order for to to calim your prize award...

Lump sum of $55,000.00//blah blah
Claim number....

to expedite processing every winning must pay taxes..
enclosed check from
Honesdale National Bank
733 Main St
Honesdale Pa 18431-1852 probably a real bank
Check Number 56814
but on check ****3975.00
I wont put account # thats on check, But I'll keep the ckeck

Here's the hint it's a scame

The Tax amount is $3,225.00, Payment will be made directly to your tax agent by using Money_Gram located in all Wal Mart stores and other locations

At bottom of Letter small icons of different stores that have this service. (How nice and Official looking)

You have been assigned to one of out well trained Claim Agent by the name of Stacey Williams at 1-647-219-2034. She will be responsible in processing your winning and also to answer all your questions.
(wow, my english is bad but this letter is horribly written)

We strongly advise that you contact Mrs. Williams before you can deposit this check in the bank, she will need to instruct you on the check before depositing.....
Sincerely Colleen Patrick Promotion Manager

I like the Mrs part How Motherly..
and the Letter signed by a Promotion Manager, not someone in accounting, like maybe the controller?

The Grammer in this Letter Is Horrible. (mine too)
Don't even call the Number this smells bad, you will be ripper off, by the way I never entered a sweepstakes in Canada or anywhere else

tujunga, California

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