- Report: #506421
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Complaint Review: Reader's Digest Claims Services
Reader's Digest Claims Services118 W Charnwood St Tyler, Texas United States of America
Reader's Digest Claims Services Steve Marks - Director of Claims, Derek Spelling Reader's Digest Sweepstakes-Claims Services mailed me a FRAUDULANT letter saying I was their 3rd PRIZE WINNER of $65,000.00 Tyler, Texas
*Consumer Comment: Did you even enter a sweepstakes?!
*Consumer Comment: You should have been very suspicious..
*Consumer Suggestion: Sorry, but you've been HAD!
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Received a letter from the Reader's Digest, Claims Services congratulating me as their 3rd Prize Winner of $65,000.00 in their annual Sweepstakes. Letter had a claim number in top right-hand corner and barcode at the bottom. A $3049.75 check was enclosed with the letter for clearing/processing fees.
Steve Marks, Director of Claims, was the name signed at the bottom along with phone #: 514-649-7098. When calling my assigned Representative, he gave me directions to deposit check into my account. After 4 days I withdrew $2850.00 and sent via Western Union to a Derek Spelling (a member of their accounting dept.) in Quebec, Canada. Western Union fee of $190 made a total of $3,049.00.
The check came back from the bank the following day because they were unable to locate the account at Chase Manhattan Bank, NY
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/08/2009 02:24 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Readers-Digest-Claims-Services/Tyler-Texas-75701/Readers-Digest-Claims-Services-Steve-Marks-Director-of-Claims-Derek-Spelling-Readers-506421. 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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