NOTICE: MARTIN COMPANIES TARGETED IN LOTTERY FRAUD SCAM
Posted on March 4, 2013
Scam & Fraud Notice: A recent fraud scam has targeted Martin Companies. The perpetrator(s) sent fraudulent letters to the general public, notifying recipients of their winnings in a lottery, of whom RoyOMartin and/or its various companies (e.g., Martco Limited Partnership, Roy O. Martin Lumber Company) is the payer. Martin Companies does not participate in lotteries. Any correspondence received from Global Integrated Lottery, Inc., Universal Finance, Inc., or other lottery companies conveying a partnership with Martin Companies is fraudulent and should be treated as suspicious. Any checks issued by these firms on behalf of Martin Companies are not valid. If you receive such correspondence, please call Carole Baxter, Corporate Secretary, toll-free at (800) 299-5174 to inform her of the specifics of the mail you received. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.