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Complaint Review: Waterhouse Financial Services

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  • Submitted: Tue, July 16, 2013
  • Updated: Tue, July 16, 2013

  • Reported By: sarah Jones — Fayetteville North Carolina
Waterhouse Financial Services
P.O Box 898 Bradenton, Florida United States of America

Waterhouse Financial Services Trio Farms They sent a letter stating I won the International shoppers Lotto Powerball conducted in North America. It was eight people who won and I won only 125,000.00 and had a check for the amount of 3875.00 for me to pay 1875.00 in taxes to a tax agent. Mark Nelson (claim Agent) clarified that I was a winner and I was to call him whenever I cashed the check. After sending the money the rest would be delivered by fedex Bradenton Florida

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 (I typed this exactly as is written on the letter - including their typos) I never play the lottery.

DATE:  July 02, 2013
ATTN: (my name)
CLAIM NUMBER: HKB/G321HD
RE: PRIZE WINNING NOTIFICATION
Sir/Madam,
We are pleased to inform you that you are one of the declared winners of the INTERNATIONAL SHOPPERS LOTTO POWERBALL conducted in NORTH AMERICA being host of the event for this present year's Mega Jackpot lotto winning programs held on March 28TH, 2013 in the 2ND category.  The lucky winning number is 02-08-12-14-16-1-06

Your lucky winning numbers are 02-08-12-14-16-1-06

You are therefore entitled to the sum of $125,000 US DOLLARS.  This is from total prize money of $3 Million US dollars that was shared and presented among the other 24 declared winners.  Please note that all the participants were selected through random computer ballot system drawn from over 50,000 names in UNITED STATES, CANADA, UAE AND UNITED KINGDOM.

In accordance with our disbursement policy, we are glad to inform you that your file has been assigned to our North American Claims Affiliate for the remittance of your fund.  Enclosed is a check for $3,875.00 US dollars which has been deducted from your winning.  The sole purpose of this check is to enable you pay the applicable Government Taxes on your winnings.  The tax amount is $1,875US DOLLARS (ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE DOLLARS) to be paid directly to the tax agent that is assigned to your file.

Please do not attempt to use this check until you call.  We urge you to keep your CLAIM NUMBER CONFIDENTIAL until your claim have been processed and your cash remitted to you as this is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by non participants taking advantage of this program.
After the non-resident tax is paid, you will receive a certified check which will be the balance of your winning (US$121,125.00); FedEx will deliver that to your home address on a special delivery package.

You are advised to contact your claim agent immediately and quote your claim number 'CMB/G321AL' for further clarification and directives as indicated below.
MR MARK NELSON (Claim Agent)
Direct line: 1-416-830-5446
Congratulations,
Yours Truly
BRYAN MCCLOUD (Program Director)
Office hour: 9.00AM To 8PM (Mon To Fri) Saturday: 9.00AM To 3.00PM. (EST)

*361 100170009100000
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