Elite Courier Company
Complaint 155870 Details
- Date Occurred: 09/07/2012
- Reported Damages: $0.00
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They emailed me stating I had won a million dollars and to email Elite Courier Company.
There is such a company in the UK, I investigated because if I had won I would not be having the funds or check sent to me via the UK!
Needless to say I did not send them any money. Below are the emails I received:
I received the letter below thinking I had won! But of course I had not. I did as it said and I received the following email below email #1.
I was not aware that you use a courier service from the UK but it did look correct with the letterhead and so on....
Thank you ,
In the Subject line for the email below: Contact Elite Couriers Via Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Publisher's Clearing House <email@example.com>
To: Juanita Dryden(Personal Information Removed)
Sent: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 5:57 am
Subject: Contact Elite Couriers Via Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
OFFICIAL RULES | SWEEPSTAKES FACTS
I hereby use this medium to acknowledge the receipt of your claims requirement regarding the winning notification mail you received, informing you of the prize you have won PCH LOTTO, after the verification process was conducted I wish to inform you that the lotto department and promotions department has just approved your payment of the sum of ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00 USD)the check have been handover to a security company in the UK England.The security company will be responsible for the remittance of the entire winnings, and your Lottery Winnings documents which is of high importance to you, so I expect you to show great appreciation to (Publishers Clearing House) PCH LOTTO as a great firm haven been in existence for years and has single highhandedly made this promotion possible in other to promote (Publishers Clearing House) in every corner of the world through the means of the internet as a global source of reaching people world wide.
Incase you still have doubts arising from the angle of how you got selected, note that the selection process was carried out through an electronic email ballot system our aim was to select winners through the internet which will be a much more easier way to select winners all around the universe due to the fact that only you alone have access to your email so have no fear , for you have emerged a winner as far as you are the original proprietor to the email account which you have received the winning notification letter as distributed by Michelle I Centeno the lottery manger of this great promotion. .
In furtherance, to begin the final step of the claims process you are advised to contact the Dispatch Company whose details are furnished below and they shall be responsible for onward delivery of your winnings to you and you shall be expected to pay some fees along the line by the security firm for the delivery of your cheque and documents this fees will not be more than normal shipping charges which we feel will not be a problem to you.
Before your winnings was released to security company a hard cover insurance policy was placed on your winnings by the (publishers Clearing House) PCH Lotto company to avoid any harm or illegal channeling due to this, deduction of any amount of money from your funds cannot be done from your Won prize. The instructions given inline with the rules and regulation of the USA and England gaming board once you get your winning funds check you are expected to deposit it in your personal bank account and there is a certain assurance that the entire ONE MILLION USD you have won will be accredited into your account in not less than three to four banking days please note. below is the courier contact information's.
Contact Information. Elite Couriers®
Address: Farm Road Taplow Berks SL6 0PT, United Kingdom
Contact Name: Mr. Barry Badmos ( DISPATCH DIRECTOR )
Telephone Numbers : +44-701-296-1621 , +44-702-402-7183
Write to them via email bellow upon receipt of this mail without wasting time, You are to furnish them with your correct details as listed bellow.
Below Are Your Winning Numbers And Your Email Ticket Number
winning numbers: 47-14-34-85-67-32
email ticket number: FL 754/22/76
Once again, keep us posted on any development with the Dispatch Company, in relation to your lottery winnings.
Due to mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep your winning information confidential until your claims have been fully processed and your money remitted to you. This is part of our security protocol to avoid multiple claims and unwarranted abuse of this program by some participants.
Congratulations once again.
Mr. David Van Peters (Claims Officer- P.C.H LOTTO)
In the Subject line for the email below: Shipping Details Of Your Parcel From (PCH LOTTO)
From: Elite Courier Company <email@example.com>
To: Juanita Dryden (Personal Information Removed)
Sent: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 3:19 pm
Subject: Shipping Details Of Your Parcel From (PCH LOTTO)
Head Office Elite Worldwide Wes Town Farm,
Farm Road Taplow Berks SL6 0PT.
TEL: +44-701-296-1621 , +44-702-402-7183
SHIPMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Dear Customer: Juanita Dryden
Welcome to Elite Express services where your entire shipping problem is made easy. You should expect a fast, convenient and environmental friendly way to ship internationally. I am Mr. Barry Badmos the dispatch director,
I will guide you through the shipment procedures of your lottery winnings and be rest assured of a friendly transaction process.
The below stated items are available inside your package which was officially handed over to us by publisher's Clearing House Pch lotto Promotion Department for onward delivery to you and it will be dispatched Via First
or Second Class AIR SURE delivery channel once you meet up with our payment requirements.
Package Contents: Cheque, Winning Certificate and Security Documents.
Weight of Original Winning Certificate:
Weight of Bank Check:
Total weight of Parcel:
Total Net weight of Parcel:
Colour of Parcel:
To enable us dispatch your package via express delivery system kindly see charges below. Note: Insurance fee added.
FIRST CLASS (FEDEX COURIER OUTLET)
Max Delivery Duration 48hours
Mailing /freight cost $320.00
Fuel surcharge $27.00
Vat (5%) $49.00
SECOND CLASS (DHL COURIER OUTLET)
Max Delivery Duration 72hours
Mailing /freight cost $290.10
Fuel surcharge $10.00
Vat (5%) $44.80
PAYMENT TERMS: We do not accept cash upon delivery (COD) proposal for such package. Air sure charge for onward delivery must be paid through our choice of service to our office as instructed within a period of five
working days after the receipt of this mail so do make urgent contact with me upon receipt of this mail on the
option you have chosen so as to provide you with the payments details required to forward the above stated
Cost of delivery.
Finally upon receipt of full payment, your package shall be dispatched via your choice of Express courier delivery system and as soon as we complete the shipment process the original scanned copy of your package shipment dispatch slip will be issued to you.
Note:This means that the above stated charges cannot be deducted from your Draft Check and hence must be provided by you before we can commence shipment. Find attach copy of your enveloped parcel that is ready to be deliver to you.
PLEASE NOTE, YOU ARE TO CONFIRM THE DETAILS BELLOW
You are to respond immediately so that we can provide you with the payment details required to forward delivery cost. We sincerely hope the above information's is helpful to you and I would like to thank you for giving us this opportunity to serve your needs. Should you have any further queries, do not hesitate to write to us. Until we
hear from you again take care.
Yours in service,
Mr. Barry Badmos
ELITE COURIERS 24HOURS ONLINE.
This e-mail (including any file attachment) contains confidential information and/or may also be legally privileged .It is intended solely for the use of the named addressees and any unauthorized disseminationor use by any other person or entity is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient you should not transmit, copy, print, disclose or otherwise make use of and/or place any reliance on this e-mail and its contents. If you have received this e-mail in error, you should immediately notify the sender by return e-mail and delete all copies from your system.
ELITE COURIER COMPANY shall not be liable for any alteration or falsification on this email.
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- Posted 09/10/2012
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- Reported Damages: $0.00
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