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Report: #243721

Complaint Review: Royal Foundation Lotto - North American Agent -: Gateway Financiers - Edmonton Alberta

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  • Royal Foundation Lotto - North American Agent -: Gateway Financiers 1260 Davenport Rd. Ste 404 Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Royal Foundation Lotto - North American Agent - Gateway Financiers - Edmonton AB UK Lotto - Debra Collins - Portman's Music Ripoff Canada-US scams Edmonton Alberta

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ROYAL FOUNDATION LOTTO award letters circulating nationwide USA from Edmonto, Alberta Canada to supposed 18 winners of $120,000 USD each from $3,500,000 USD computer-selected winners.

"Sponsor's check," $2,996.60 drawn on business check of Portman's Music, PO Box 15999, Savannah, GA 31416,
using SUNTRUST ACH RT 061000104, signedd by a "Myra Portman"

MICR code imprinted on bottom of check is check number 078408 (check numbers may vary as real checks do), followed by bank routing number 06100104, followed by 1500556483 followed by space for amount of check MICR encoded after check is processed by your bank) --
in this case, 2996.60, accompanys purported award letter.

Purported award letter states that sponsor's check is enclosed to assist you finance your international clearance fees of $2,840.00 in order for you to receive your $120,000 winning portion ( less $6,0000 Sponsor Commission ),

and is to be forwarded to ROYAL FOUNDATION LOTTO North American agent, which you are instructed to contact in order for agent Authorization and Activation of your check, identified in letter as

"Debra Collins" at "Gateway Financiers,
1260 Davenport Road, Suite 404,
Edmonton, AB
telephone: 1-780-604-3854

letter is signed by "Rodney Williams" Prize Coordinator

THIS IS AN INTERNATIONAL SCAM!

PLEASE DO NOT DEPOSIT OR ATTENMPT TO CASH THIS CHECK!

PLEASE SAVE Original Envelope, Letter, and Check and Inform
the following:

1. Your Bank Manager (to be alert for these bogus checks)
They will inform their Fraud Dept who should alert
the local banking community via electronic bulletin.

2. Notify your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers
of this SCAM as a matter of courtesy so they may be alert.

3. Notify your local Postmaster and ask him/her to file
official report with their area/regional Postal Inspectors.

4. Notify your local FBI and or Secret Service agency
as they may require the check, letter or documents
(including original mailing envelope) to establish
how widespread this international scam and record who
may have been victimized, to expedite apprenhesion
of those responsible both here in the United States
and in cooperation with the RCMP (Royal canadian Mounted
Police) of Canada.


From an internet search I have identified that their appears to be a legitimate business named Portman's in Savannah Georgia

albeit they may not be aware yet that someone that may not be authorized to do so is using their business name via a post office box in Savannah GA and that the purported legitimate business may not necessarily be involved with this apparent scam with mailing originating from Canada (scammers has used other US and Canada addresses previously) --

Further, I called the phone number (780) 604-3854
and some youing voice female answered the phone as, "Gateway Financiers," When I asked, she said her name was "Elaine." I hung up and made no further inquiry.

I called The Oregonian (Portland Oregon major newspaper)
to alert them to this latest scam. I also called the local office of the FBI to discuss the matter with them as well as having earlier called the fraud department of Bank of America to discuss this issue as well as to alert them on the matter in detail.

Whatcha Gonna Do (Criminals) When They Come For YOU? !!

Rob
Forest Grove, Oregon
U.S.A.

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