Report: #580575

Complaint Review: Goldrush International Aka American Direct Sweepstakes Aka American International Lottery Aka Ect.

  • Submitted: Sat, March 13, 2010
  • Updated: Sun, March 21, 2010
  • Reported By: Max — Monterey California United States of America
  • Goldrush International Aka American Direct Sweepstakes Aka American International Lottery Aka Ect.
    Cell Phone Call
    Cleveland, Oklahoma
    United States of America

Goldrush International, American Direct Sweepstakes , American International Lottery Aka Ect. US Marshall/Merchant Banker William Smith I got a cell phone call while I was driving to meet a friend for a bike ride. The fellow on the other end of the line told me that he has calliing from Goldrush International, and that I had won 1.5 Cleveland, Oklahoma

*Author of original report: Update

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I was driving when my cell phone rang.  On the other end of the line was a man who said he was calling from Goldrush International, and that I had won 1.5 Million Dollars!

I was asked to write down a number, so that when the US Marshall/Merchant Banker came to my door, that number would validate that I am the winner!

I raced home to hear further instructions.

Much to my surprise, I was asked to go to a Western Union office to wire $199.00 for 'shipping and handling' to William Smith in Cleveland Oklahoma, then give the receipt to the US Marshall/Merchant Banker, when he came to my door.  I would then receive the check.

I could see myself, doing what he asked, then waiting and waiting for the Marshall to come to my door, and never appearing.

I would then be out $199.00!  No 1.5 Million to deposit in my bank.  What a rip!

Good thing I did not fall for it!  I did get the phone # though: 876-445-3476

When a person wins anything, there is NEVER a charge for 'shipping & handling'!

Do Not Fall for This SCAM!
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AUTHOR: Max - (United States of America)

I did some research on the area code to where the original call came from:  Jamaica!
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