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ISS Promo Direct Ltd

ISS Promo Direct Ltd

An amethyst bead bracelet Promo Direct Ltd and ISS are masters of the postal scam.

Over the years, they have sent out dozens and dozens of letters under different names – all aimed at getting you to pay good money for useless “get rich quick” schemes and methods, and/or dodgy “esoteric products”.

Would you knowingly spend your hard-earned cash on “Professor Gerrico’s Secret Method for Getting Rich”, “protective bracelet and negative vibe destroyer”, or the “Mega-Max” gambling system?

Of course you wouldn’t and Promo Direct know it.

In order to get you to hand over your cash, they send out colourful letters claiming you have been chosen or are a guaranteed winning recipient of tens of thousands of dollars.

Some letters even claim to come from psychics or self-made millionaires.

The only problem is that you haven’t actually won anything yet.

Promo Direct use the scammers favourite competition method: a pre-draw competition. The winners are pre-selected (from a mailing list) prior to the mail-out and need to respond to win the money. Legitimate competitions are not run this way!!!

But you are a “winner” of a discount voucher for some useless “get-rich-quick” method or esoteric product. One letter even offered a discount on a telepathic appointment. We’d hardly call that a prize!!

The fine print clearly states that the letters do not contain a firm offer and are an “advertising” document to promote the sale of a certain product.

One of the keys to identifying a Promo Direct scam (apart from reading the fine print) is the connection to ISS or Intermail System Services.

The letters request that payment be made to ISS and that is the name on the return address envelope. The current return addresses are in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Another way to identify a Promo Direct scam is by their ludicrous titles. Have a look at these following names:

  • Centre of Administrative Processing for the Awarding of Gains

  • Organisation for the Worldwide Distribution of Gains

  • Society for the Organisation of Funds Transfer (S.O.F.T.)

  • Professor Robert Stanford – Financial Distribution Centre

  • Federation of Super Finalists

  • Gladys Holle

  • International Fund For Cash Gains

  • World Agency For Big Winnings

  • International Committee for Financial Payments

  • Funding for the Awarding of Large Value Gains

  • World Record Speed Wins

  • Professor Marc Stanley Brahms

  • C.G.P.J.

  • Club of Recognised Financial Success

  • Transaction Agreement for the Executory Commission for the Remittance of Funds

  • Prize Distribution Office

  • Concept for the Federation of Super Finalists

  • Direct Finances Joint Committee

  • International Agency Of Great Gains

  • World Agency For Big Winnings

  • Amy Palmer

  • Direct Finances Joint Committee

  • Independent Fund for the Distribution of Unclaimed Wins

  • Commission for the Distribution Of Prizes

  • Private Club of Anonymous Millionaires

  • Independent Bureau for Direct Payments

  • International Fund for Cash Gains

  • Association of Specialist Rentiers

  • Worldwide Centre of Mathematical Research

  • International Selection of Gains to be Distributed

  • Official Notices of Receipt of Winnings

WA ScamNet will keep you updated on the latest Promo Direct scams landing in your mailbox.