Victim Location 43062
Type of a scam Sweepstakes/Lottery/Prizes
I won a contest I did not enter. I took the letter and check to my tax preparer to verify. We called BBB to verify it’s a scam and not to cash the check.
The letter came in mail w/a check from UCR Corporation Inc PO Box 25048, North York Ontario. Said they are pleased to inform me that I was one of the winners of the "Supermarket Customer Sweepstakes Raffle Draw". It went on to read: "The raffle entry ticket attached to my name with serial number is one of the six winning tickets of the grand prize and my share of the winnings is $880,000. The sweepstakes raffle draw was organized for all customers of participated retail stores in the USA, Canada and Europe. Those stores include Safeway, WalMart, Walgreen, Super Value, Costco, Kroger Delhaize, Target, CVS Pharmacy, Sears, 7-Eleven Tesco, etc. All customers that used their debit/credit cards, such as Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover or personal check at the participated stores got selected and registered for the raffle draw" "Enclosed is a check for $8,997.20 To help towards the processing/clearance fee payment of $7,897 for your winnings". "Contacts our prize claim manager Timothy Dugger or DAizy Young @ 1-705-791-2357 or 1-877-883-8232 or 1-866-606-9099". Signed M. Bouman Promotions Manager"