- MLM & Pyramid
Quotations from a SCAM letter sent by: “Sweepstakes Clearinghouse”
“a division of Allied Marketing Group, Inc.
“Congratulations First_Name Last_Name:
“PLEASE READ THIS LETTER CAREFULLY, AS YOU HAVE BEEN ISSUED $410.00 CREDIT VOUCHERS.
“This letter is to inform you that you have been issued three (3) $410.00 credit vouchers in the TEN MILLION DOLLAR SWEEPSTAKES CLEARINGHOUSE GIVEAWAY.
“Accordingly, this is an official notice and the following information is true:
“1. The attached credit vouchers are_yoursYour credit voucher(s) may be applied toward your choice(s) of any of the quality name brand products featured in the enclosed catalog brochures. You may claim a maximum of up to 3 items only.
“2. To take advantage of your credit vouchers: Simply fill out the attached Claim Form. The remaining balance may be paid by personal check or money order, MasterCard®, Visa® or the Discover® Card. Like many of our credit voucher recipients, you may prefer to use our INTEREST-FREE LAY-A-WAY plan by paying only $10 down and $10 or more per month per item ($25 per item if the remaining balance due is over $200).
“Please note - your credit vouchers are personalized with your name on them. They are extremely valuable and are for your usage only. Please note that they expire on JANUARY 16, 2013, and in order to take advantage of your credit voucher(s) you must return them by that date.
“Be advised that the claim deadline is subject to our strict grace period. So be sure to return your credit voucher(s) in the enclosed return envelope immediately.
“Again, congratulations First_Name Last_Name! Credit Vouchers like these have the power to dramatically change people’s lives.
“We are sincerely happy to pass on this wonderful news to you.”