ED Magedson – Founder
Virtual Securities Services300 park road midland, Ontario United States of America
so my mom recd this letter check looked legit and she deposited it on saturday she tells me since the check cleared today and she was suppose to go to western union to send the funds that are for government taxes. We are going to bank because ive seen all the rip off reports for this and we need to see what we do since the check cleared but they will then bounce it. letter recd was as follows.........
Virtual Securities Services
we are pleased to inform you that you are one of the declared winners of the virtual securities sweepstakes held on january 5th 2010 in the 2nd category.ticket serial no 498561256 drew the lucky winning no 49-55-77-80-02
we have made many unsuccessful attempts to contact you regarding this winning. you are therefore entitled to the sum of $250,000 us dollars. this is from total prize money of $5 million us dollars that was shared and presented among the other 20 declared winners. please note that all the participants were selected through a random computer ballot system drawn from over 50,000 names.
your claim number is wa/sdh-0101 and has been assigned to out north american claims affiliate. to expedite the processing enclosed is the check of 3980.00 us dollars which has been deducted from your winning. the sole purpose of this heck is for the payment of applicable government taxes cannot be deducted from the winning amount because of the insurance policy coverage. the tax amount is 2995.00 to be paid directly to the tax agent.
please do not attempt to use this check until you call. we urge you to keep this winning confidential until ou claim has been processed and your cash remitted to you as this is part of out security protocol and to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by non participants taking advantage of this program.
you are advised to contact your claim agent immediately for further clarification as indicated below within 5 business days.
mcgregor wells 1-647-219-6315
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