Commercial debt collection scam by Mitsuro Ohtsuka of Life Stage West Co.
Date First Reported: August 2011
Primary Name Associated: Mitsuro Ohtsuka
Description of Potential Fraud:
Two Ontario lawyers have notified us that they have been contacted by the purported Mitsuro Ohtsuka of Life Stage West Co (apparently a real company) with regards to a commercial debt collection scam.
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Here is the email that was received:
From: “Mitsuru Ohtsuka”
Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 1:42 PM
My company is seeking legal representation in the issue of the default sales agreement. My company supplied hardware and telecommunications equipment to a client that resides in your city. The name of the client is Mr Trevor Hamilton ( Customer Number : WTU28903) and the amount on the default sales agreement is $917,894.30. I will send you a copy of the sales agreement and related sales invoice as soon as you let me know if is an issue your firm can handle.
Life Stage West Co
5th Floor Shinosaka Central Tower
5-15 Nishi-Nakajima 5-Chome Yodogawa-Ku
Osaka, 532-0011,Japan> www.lifestage.co.jp
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