Letter received in mail on April 27, 2009 from Citi Financial Group Inc., International Claim Department, 200 HWY 7, Midland Ont. L4R 1Y5. Telephone number: 1-416-890-3174
WINNING FINAL NOTIFICATION
We are pleased to inform you that you are one of the declared winners of the SHOPPERS SWEEPSTAKES held on January 5th, 2009 in the 2nd category. Ticket serial NO XXXXXXXXX drew the lucky winning NO XX-XX-XX-XX-XX.
We have made many unsuccessful attempts to contact you regarding this winning. You are therefore entitled to the sum of $250, 000.00 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 XX/XXX-XXXX and has been assigned to our North American Claims Affoliate. To expedite the processing enclosed is the check of $4, 975.00 US dollars which has been deducted from your winning. The sole purpose of this check is for the payment of applicable Goverment Taxes on your big winnings.
The tax amount is $2, 995.00 US DOLLARS (TWO THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINETY FIVE DOLLARS) to be paid by either MONEYGRAM or WESTERN UNION.
Please do not attempt to use this check until you call. You are advised to contact your claim agent immediately for further clarification as indicated below within 5 business days.
GEORGE ANDERSON (CLAIM AGENT) 1-416-890-3174
Brenda Hicks (Promotion Manager)