ED Magedson – Founder
Citi Financial1901 Ulmerton Road Clearwater, Florida USA
Citi Financial Request of overseas payment for purported sweeptakes win of $ 50,000. Clearwater Florida
Citi Financial, a "Financial Express Company" sent me a letter- the envelope comes from England with no return address- stating that I won $ 50,000. They sent a check for $ 2,400 supposedely issued by the " Mercury Insurance Group" [no way to know whether the Mercury Insurance Group has anything to do with it or not] and asking to contact their phone number. The payment is supposedely part of a $ 50,000 won in "consumer promotion draw". They ask to deposit the check, then send them a $ 980 "tax clearance fee" that non residents are supposed to pay, as the draw took place in the UK. The funny thing- the letter is signed by a "Mrs. Elizabeth James", but the signature reads something like "N. T. Anant" , and the same signature is on the check. I saw another report of the same scam on ripoff report- I am not sure what to do with the fake check. If the Mercury Insurance Group is not involved, this is something they should know. On the other hand, I have no way to know what is going on.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/23/2013 08:09 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Citi-Financial/Clearwater-Florida-33762/Citi-Financial-Request-of-overseas-payment-for-purported-sweeptakes-win-of-50000-Cle-1109541. 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.
If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:Search Tips
In order to assure the best results in your search:
Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.