I received this letter with the B of A logo from Mr. Bernard Hays in your Legal Departm...

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I received this letter with the B of A logo from Mr. Bernard Hays in your Legal Department and had multiple phone calls with him at ***-***-****. I have also had calls from Mr. John Stevens at B of A at ***-***-****.*Can you tell me simply if these men are employees of your bank? Thank you.*Russell O. Scholta, **** J Street, Eureka, CA *****, ***-***-******March **th ******Attention: Russell Scholta**This Letter is to inform you that due to the increase of Covid-** Virus infected citizens all over the United States, the Courier Company has decided not to handle any type of delivery in the States of New York, California, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, Georgia, Louisiana and Florida because of the amount of deaths involved, the company does not want to risk the lives of any of their employees.*Therefore, we have decided that since the checks you are expecting will expire soon, we will handle this transaction in a different manner.*We ask you to forward an account number and routing number from a major bank immediately and we will then wire the funds of both checks to your bank account instead.*We believe that this way you will avoid the hassle of waiting for this pandemic to be over with and your funds will be received in no later than ** hours after the wire transfer, it will be totally confidential and safer for you.*The Homeland Security Department will issue special Encrypted Security Codes for each wire transfer for your safety.**Tel.***-***-*****Sincerely,**Bernard Hays*Bank of America*Legal Department*---------------------------------------------------*I also received this letter from Mr. Stevens at B of A:**John Stevens *JohnStevensBOA@gmx.us***Apr **, ****, **:** AM** * *to me* ***this is a copy of the letter sent to us yesterday afternoon,please open the attachment so you can see the full letter *April **nd **** *Attention: Bank of America *We are sending this notice asking that the Bank wire solicited by Homeland Security for the amount of $*,***,***.** to be made to a checking account number of Mr Russell Scholta be placed on hold until our Department receives the full payment of the Capital Gains Tax that is required, we have sent Mr. Scholta a notice and we are waiting for his response and compliance to this matter.*We will inform you when to finalize the transaction in due time.*Sincerely,*Charles Rettig*IRS Commissioner*Washington D.C

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Reported by GetHuman-rscholta
May 20th, 2020 - 3 years ago
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