SPECIAL COMPLAINCE TAX CEARING UNIT-LONDON / PAYMENT STOP ORDER
Notification of Lottery won- Basheer- Sri Lanka
I need your helpe, check and real situation about this .fact true or not please reply to me Dear Sir
I got same letters -I have been selected for a cash prize of One Million British Pounds under the Emirates Air International ESS online PROMOTION from Mr. Philip MacPherson of Delion UK Promotion Agency & Exhibition Service 328, Uper Shoreham Road, Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex, UK Phone No.[protected] Fax-[protected] [protected]@delion-uk.com I sent my personal details to that agency. Following this, I received the prize certificate of Emirates signed by Mr.Boutros Boutros VP of Emirates Airline and a letter of prize amount paid to Swift telegraphic transfer by
Mr. Philip MacPherson. Then I received the details of payment by Mr. Barry Stewart –Head of Swift telegraphic transfer, Foreign exchange department of Credit Suisse London, Phone No-[protected] Fax-[protected] E-mail barry.[protected]@email-creditsuisse.com requesting me to submit my bank details to him. As soon as I submitted my bank details, I received a letter of Fund dispatch to my account bank.
Me as well as my entire family was very happy to see this E-mail and we already identified some charity organizations in our area to pay the 10 percent of my prize amount as it was requested by the first E-mail.
Please note that my family is not rich and I am employed as a Technical Employee
and undergoing several hardships to run my family of 7 members and 2 elderly persons. You can imagine how happy it would have been to get such a big amount of money. We even had a big prayer meeting in our home to thank the almighty Allah.
But unfortunately, after a while I received another E-mail saying that the payment has been stopped until I pay a 2 percent tax to the Special compliance office Inland Revenue Department London. Room 359 the IRS, 22 Kingsway, WC2B 6NR, Phone-[protected], Fax-[protected].
It also says that if this tax not paid, the fund will not be released by Zurich Switzerland bank and the fund will be deposited to "Her Majesty Treasury".
As they mentioned in promotion coordinator’s first letter “You are to donate part of your won fund not lower than 10 percent to charity originations” I already identified some charity organizations. Now I am in a very bad situation because of this stop order.
Dear Sir, we never had any idea about this lottery or so, but you only originated the whole thing by giving false ideas and promises and now they only refuse the payment. This action has disturbed the whole family and my neighbours who were very keen to see what was going on.
If genuine, why can’t recover this 2 percent from the total amount and deposit the balance as promised by they Instead, it demand me first to make this payment. Okay, if I am rich I can simply pay this sum, but Dear, I have no any money and I am very poor and full time social worker also the people not trust me anymore because of this stopped payment. Therefore, please take immediate action to release this fund. Awaiting your favourable reply and thanking you.
Please find some documents
Attention: Basheer Seeni Mohamed,
Subject: PAYMENT STOP ORDER!
In view of the above subject matter ‘’ PAYMENT STOP ORDER’’ placed on your fund under transfer covering the sum of
One Million British Pounds [£1, 000, 000.00] only, that was ordered to be transferred into your bank account through Credit
This office writes to inform you officially that following the protest from the Inland Revenue Services; the following decision
was taken against the authorization of the release of your fund under transfer due to your inability to settle the 2% Tax liability.
This outstanding sum prompted the Inland Revenue Department to protest against the final remittance of your fund into your
bank account stated below:
Bank Name: Hatton National Bank
Beneficiary: Basheer Seeni Mohamed
Acc. Number: [protected]
Swift Code: HBLILKLX
On this matter you are directed to contact the manager of International Remittance Department of the Credit Suisse London for
further advice and information on how to settle the Revenue Charges without further delay, as we have instructed the Bank and
their correspondent in Zurich, Switzerland not to further any payment into your account for the purpose of this payment until we
receive the due Tax [VAT].
You are further advised to act immediately on this notice as your delay might lead to the fund being diverted into Her Majesty
Treasury [HMT] account.
We are very sorry for any inconveniences this might cause you.
Thanks for your compliance.
Dr. John Rittman
Director: Tax Clearance Unit
Special Compliance Office, Inland Revenue Department
Special Compliance Office
Room 359 The IRS
Monday to Friday
08.00hrs to 17.00hrs
Date 28th January 2009
Our Ref SCO-TAX003333