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Is the Award Notification Commission a scam?

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I have received a message gram from Award Notification Commission P.O. Box 2905 Kansas City, KS 66110 saying that I am eligible for a prize of $2,000,000.00 and that I should send $25.00 for processing. The Director Of Operations is BRIAN PETERS.

Please help to verify that this a scam?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 5 years ago.


This appears to be a common scam that reappears in many places and under many names. You can read about similar scams at the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Eventually the con artist may even send you a cashier's check or money order and request that you deposit it the check and send back a portion of the funds. At sometime in the future - after you have sent the money - you will find that the check you deposited was fraudulent and the money will be assessed against you.

Here is the site to file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center:

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