Inland Revenue and CharitiesScams set out to collect on taxes!

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I am being scammed by an organization claiming to be the Inland Revenue and Charities. The givin address is St John's House Merton Road, Bootle Merseyside. L69 9bb Lagos, Nigeria: The giving e-mail is [protected] The group is claiming to hold fed-ex parcel's with large amounts in a form of a check stopped by the government to collect taxes before the parcel can be dispatched to individuals who has already sent funds through Western Union to receive their promised parcel.


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    Glenn Miller Jul 11, 2008
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    I just received almost to the letter the same "STOP OF PARCEL" from this bogus "Inland revenue board".
    The scam originated in Lagos Nigera from a "Compensation and Finance House Head Office." Their rep a Mark Lee calls himself Contact Agent and is the initial contact on the internet. There is also a name on the correspondence "Finance and Security House, United Kingdom Deposit Firm FSH Towers. [protected]
    Direct Telephone number. So far, I have sent them $250 thru Western Union for UPS delivery services.

    To all, " BE VERY CAREFUL" these people are SMOOTH and very believable.

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    Debbie Vanhoozer May 29, 2008
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    I have been bombarded with winng lottery. I am sending you the letter.Please let me know how many others are being scamed!. I have always been taught that if it is to good to be true then it is not true!

    FEDEX COURIER PAYMENT INFORMATION.Tuesday, May 27, 2008 11:30 PM
    From: This sender is DomainKeys verified "abraham marcos" <[email protected]>Add sender to Contacts To: [email protected]: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

    Dear:Beneficiary. Your mail was recieved in this office and the content was understood, your mail was roundomly selleted online by our computer bilot system as the the luky winner of $1, 000, 000.00 but due to esessive scam on net beneficary no longer pay for the dilevery of thier parcel. Congratulation the CHEVRON OIL/PETROLEUM COMMISSION BOARD.has just pay for the dilevery of your parcel including the the anti terrorist fee to the inland revenue but the government is demanding for a non residential tax fee of $250 which is compulsory every where in the world and it is to be pay for by you the sole beneficiry of the funds and that is the rule. you advised to carry on with the payment of $250 so that the government can let the FEDEX COURIER COMPANY. proceed with delivery.You are to get back this office immediately you have effect the payment and please endeavor to send us the payment information via email.or call us on this number Tel+234-[protected].
    Below you can find the payment details, As soon as you have made all payments, you are to send to this office the payment details via email as issued to you by the Money Gram Transfer agent and also endeavor to provide me with the information listed below for verification:
    Address of Receiver: 5 Oghogho Street, Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria . Name of Sender:Address of Sender:Phone number:Test Question and Answer:Reference number:Amount Sent: To make all of it easier, it is advisable to send a scanned copy of payment slip. Note: Kindly note that Money Gram Transfer is the only mode of transfer that will be accepted by the FedEx Company, due to security measures to ensure the safe transfer of the fee to Nigeria. Your parcel will get to you after receiving of the payment in less dan 24hours. We can deliver your winning parcel to you with the address you will provide for us along with your payment information, as soon as your payment information is received and verified we will proceed with the delivery of your winning to the doorstep.
    I look forward to your mail after all has been done.
    Mr. Abraham Marcos
    dispatch officer

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    Alex binette Apr 04, 2008
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    I have a friend going through the same thing in Canada and all they want is more money to clear the package for the so called Lottery winnings . We think its a scam .

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    Arvind Kumar Mar 01, 2008
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    I have paid 2.23.000 Indian Ruppes in this matter but till date i have not recived any doller payment please clear me to this matter.

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    Arvind Kumar Mar 01, 2008
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    I am sending you a detail of mail .
    Behalf of this mail i have submit lote of money as tax but till date i have not recived this parcel .
    Please conferm me it is orignal or fraud.with me,

    awating for your reply soon.


    Arvind Kumar

    Inland Revenue and Charities
    St John’s House Merton Road
    Bootle Merseyside. L69 9BB England

    Attention: ARVIND KUMAR,


    We at the Board of Inland Revenue and Charities regret to announce to you that the above parcel has been intercepted. This Board is Authorized by the British Government to monitor International Transactions in the United Kingdom. The Taxation and Revenue Department assesses certain types of Taxes. A tax is levied on lotteries, raffles, etc. almost everywhere, usually by the payment authority on behalf of the government. In some cases, we receive a share of lottery taxes levied by the Government.

    However, in most cases, the tax takes the form of a permit fee. It is only classified as a tax in a few Governments/Countries. Non residential tax is the sole responsibility of the beneficiary (Non-Resident). Income taxes are deducted from source generally include Direct Federal Tax (DFT), Communal Taxes (CT), as well as most of the time, church tax. As in case of income tax, cantonal tax rates vary to a fairly large extent depending on the Locality.

    Found at about 12.30pm at the KLM International Airport today was your parcel containing a check of £ 891,934.00 GBP {Eight hundred and ninty-one thousand,nine hundred and thirty-four Great Britain Pounds} issued-out to you on behalf of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY (Camelot Group) and some other Money Laundering Documents to back-up your prize.

    Governmental tax scales for withholding tax and the corresponding regulations are available at the Government tax departments. The funds £ 891,934.00 GBP is Temporarily on Hold because we know you are not a resident of this Country, so in this case you will have to pay a Non Residential Tax before this package can be released to you.

    The amount you are therefore requested to pay for the Non Residential Tax is 0.18% of the amount on check which sums to £ 1,605 GBP { One Thousand Six Hundred And Five Great British Pounds}. This is in accordance with the Non-Residents Tax Acts of 1975. The amount is payable to the Accounts Department directly on your behalf, which will consequently make the necessary returns to the Government as payment of Tax.

    Note you are to make the Non Residential Tax Payment of £1,605 GBP.

    Please note that a Tax receipt will be sent to your government and the world bank. This will ensure that your funds are not intercepted or Taxed again by any Tax or Security Authority.

    May it be made known to you that your Funds can only be released to you after you have cleared the Non-Residential Tax.

    Finally, your package will be released to Global Max Courier Company for delivery to your door step.

    Kindest Regards,
    Jessy J. Burnett (Account Officer)
    Inland Revenue Board and Charities

    Copyright © 2007 Inland Revenue Board All Rights Reserved. Reg. Charity 516898

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