Report: #822077

Complaint Review: The International Award Payment Center - N. Kansas City Missouri

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  • Reported By: Teara — N.T Australia Australia
  • The International Award Payment Center (IAPC), 1401 Armour Road, suite 300 N. Kansas City, Missouri United States of America

The International Award Payment Center A. T. Lee, Program Coordinator Mail lottery Scam targeting Australia, reply address USA N. Kansas City, Missouri

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Received a letter in the mail which is Red and Yellow with the words "Express courier" at the top, with "Rush Delivery Letter" written multiple times all over the front.

The rear of the (quite large) envelope has written
"ORIGIN: Corporate Headquaters Payment Division",
"DATE: 2011",  (no day and month)
"TIME:10:08" , (no am/pm, assuming 24hr time) with an Identifion No: ENV-30188-1PA (Interested to know if this is the same for all).

There's also a bar-code with the words "computer tracked", and "OppCompany2011"

Inside the envelope are two pages;

First page reads: The International Award Payment Centre

Official Memorandum - Reply Immediately As Instructed

Name: (Spelled incorrectly)
From: A. T. Lee
Subject: Cash Award Availability ($15,000.00)
Payment Method: (US Bank Check)

Dear (NAME),
                      I am pleased to inform you that contingent upon your valid entry and pending official declaration as the final winner, you shall be award the sum of $15,000.00 (Much of the same follows about receiving payment by corporate check...)
This award ($15,000.00) comprises a cash sum budgeted and allocated to an international competition program but as yet unclaimed. Our office has been charged with liquidating this unclaimed $15,000.00 and disbursing funds to final certified winners.

Then more rubbish about filling in form 1080 and enclosing $25 AUD immediately. On the back of this page is a list of rules made to look like legal small print, titles OFFICIAL RULES with "Blue Series 9" under it.

The second page has a ridiculous picture of a cheque (Check for all who reside in the US) with $15,000.00 written in rainbow colours with my name on it, and a bunch of other signature (presumably those authorising this fantasy lottery)

It then says 'IF YOUR NAME APPEARS ON THE LIST BELOW, REPLY IMMEDIATELY. (And what if it doesn't appear, why would you send me this junk if it wasn't already on the list???) Followed by a bunch of other supposed Australian residents. My name is the only one written in full, all others have initials, and there are others crossed out in a think black line.

Form 1080 on the other page has the original $30 crossed out and $25 written in its place. Payment options are Cash, Check, Money order, Credit card. Again "Blue Series 9".

There's a "Procedural Question" at the bottom asking "One bundle of $50 bills contains 200 bills. What would be the total value of 20 identical bundles?" The check box options are $200,000 or $1,000. (What is this for, to test my I.Q. to see if I'm stupid enough to enter this bullsh*t scam, or to distract me from asking questions like;
-How am I in a lottery if I didn't buy a ticket?
-Why do I have to pay to have my winnings sent out?
-Why is this company not listed as a registered lottery?

I hope this helps anyone who has received the same letter. I've found reports of this same one dated March 2010.

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#1 General Comment

Not much people can do about these jerks!

AUTHOR: Fed up!! - (Australia)

POSTED: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
I have received the exact same letter and for months have also been receiving emails claiming I have won other lotteries and will receive my "prize monies" upon paying a few "legal fees."...
Yeah right!!! Best thing to do is notify he authorities as I have done and not under any circumstance send any $ to these w*nkers... Not that you did!... Just putting it out there for everyone else.
I hope they find the scum that preys on the innocent!
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