The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation chartered by the State of New York. More than likely address you were given is a private mailbox rental service and the Suite number is the individual’s mailbox number. Since the deadline these people gave you for acting on your check is still almost a week away, you could email or call the police in Dallas, Texas and give them the information you have about the person and address there. While that person is probably an innocent victim, the police still might be able to both get the contact information for where he forwards money to abroad as well as inform him that he is working for a criminal organization.
In addition, they divide the operation up with each part operating in a different part of the world and in some parts use innocent and unsuspecting victims to front for them (like the bank whose checks they stole and are using and probably the Dallas contact person). I told him to hold off until we got more information but when in desparation (car broke down, phone off, rent,ect) he went an cashed it. it seemed to me that that the bank would ck. is from the same bank he cashed it. god help us!
I’m not done with Ms. Mosley though, I will play along with her little scam on the phone tomorrow and I will ask her where I need to send the money. It also claims to be a Publisher’s Clearning House, Readers Digest, Online Casino, Online Sweepstakes affiliated thing. Something about the letter and method of payment did not seem right to me so I went to Gold Crest Distributing LLC on the web.
I too Received a check, but sad to say that i did deposit the check and its waiting to be cleared…i called the number back and they want me to money gram it to an address in Canada. I received a letter 4 days ago in the name of Basic Finance And Security Company, and a check for 2800.00 they only asked for 2350.00 back for insurance and processing fees. I decided to actually contact BB&T Bank since this was the bank the funds were to be drawn on. The lady instructed me to bring the check to my bank. I thought it was wierd too, but I actually did register with Readers Digest, but it was last year.
It’s is wrong, very wrong, and they aren’t really stealing from these companies but from us. And I feel violated… and I’m wondering how they got my phone number, and now I want to call the poor company on the check (First Advantage Services), and let them know someone stole their information. The letter headis Venture Lotto Commission Inc with the sponsers being Publishers Clearing House, Readers Digest and Online Games. But oddly enough, this came in a no return address envelope with a Canadian stamp.