Alert: Counterfeit Checks Bearing the Aflac Name Are Being Used as Part of a Lottery Scam
COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug 29, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- It has been reported that
counterfeit checks bearing the Aflac name are being circulated with a letter
that reportedly claims the recipient has won money from an international
Aflac has notified the Canadian Police, FBI, Better Business Bureau and
Office of Consumer Affairs of this crime.
Please be advised that Aflac is not associated with any lottery. We urge
consumers NOT to cash the check, it has not been authorized by Aflac and will
not be honored by any financial institution.
For more than 50 years, Aflac products have given policyholders the
opportunity to direct cash where it is needed most when a life-interrupting
medical event causes financial challenges. Aflac is the number one provider of
guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States and the number one
insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force in Japan.
Aflac's insurance products provide protection to more than 40 million people
worldwide. Aflac has been included in Fortune magazine's listing of America's
Most Admired Companies for six consecutive years and Forbes magazine's
Platinum 400 List of America's Best Big Companies for five consecutive years.
In January 2006, Aflac was included in Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best
Companies to Work For in America for the eighth consecutive year. Aflac was
also included in Fortune magazine's list of the Top 50 Employers for
Minorities in August 2005, and in September 2005, Aflac Japan was named the
Life Insurance Company of the Year at the Asia Insurance Industry Awards,
sponsored by the Asia Insurance Review. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500
company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find
out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com.
SOURCE Aflac Incorporated
Mechell Clark of Aflac Incorporated, +1-706-243-8004, or firstname.lastname@example.org