Report: #300262

Complaint Review: Gateway Financial Services/International Exploration Comapany LLC

  • Submitted: Tue, January 15, 2008
  • Updated: Tue, January 15, 2008
  • Reported By: Rochester New York
  • Gateway Financial Services/International Exploration Comapany LLC
    2104 Rainbow Blvd/4021 W.Esplanada Ave./438 80th Ave
    Jasper Bc Canada/metairie LA/Edmonton AB Canada, British Columbia

Gateway Financial Services/International Exploration Comapany LLC FRAUDALENT CHECK Jasper Bc Canada/43Jasper Bc Canada/metairie LA/Edmonton AB Canada British Columbia

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Gateway Financial Services 2104 Rainbow Blvd Jasper BC Canada
You're Claim Number:ZAR/215JD4CWB/77

We are pleased to inform you that you are one of the third category winners of lottery Draw held on April 19th 2007. This group drawing was made for all one time Participants of the national/state lottery/Sweepstakes in the past 7 years. It was tagged COMPENSATON DRAW(underlined). A ticket with the serial number 38745014AL attached to your Name, drew lucky winning Numbers 22-87-76-44-24. You are therefore entitled to a Lump sum payment of US$400,000.00!! Enclosed is a check in the amount of $4,500.00. The purpose of this check is for the payment of the CLEARANCE FEE. The clearance Fee is needed to enable us process and clear your file for onward payment in your Favor.

This can occur on a tax-deferred basis depending on the law that applies in the country in which the exporting occurs. The appropriate Clearance fee payable is $3,000. This is based on the assessment provided by cross-border transfer regulations. Non-resident who would be considered i recipt of taxable foreign dividend with respect to the tax transaction for non resident in foreign countries is expected to pay clearance fee. Payable to our fee agent in Canada or our liaison office in Johannesburg as stated below.

Fee Agent: Tracey William
438 80th AVE

Tax Amount: $3,000.00 USD
Pay Option: Money Gram

You are advised to call your claims agent MARK ROBERT on telephone number:011-27-785-205-440 as soon as you recieve this notification to begin the claim process on your winnings. please dial the phone number as it appears on the letter received.

Thank you and congratulation from all of us here!!!


That is the whole letter word for word , space for space that my best firend recieved in the mail today. The check is issued by INTERNATIONAL EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC
4021 W. Esplanada Ave Metairie,LA 70002 The bank is Capital One Bank 313 Carondelet st New Orleans, LA 70112 check number 37067 date 12/23/2007 number at bottom of check is 37067 0650000902080366100. I called the bank in LA and the V.P. I spoke with looked up the routing number and said their had been many claims made, and checks that have been cashed that are fraudulent, the note on his computer under that account stated Fraudulent check and he asked me to make a compy and fax it to their fraud dept. The international exploration comapany has a scam notice on their website. People should be punished in Canada for trying to SCAM americans!!!!!!!!!! ALSO THE LETTER IT WAS ENT IN HAS STAMPS FROM SOUTH AFRICA STANDARD POSTAGE 70c, AND SAYS IN TYPED LETTERS BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR!

Rochester, New York

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