Thanks for sharing this info, as my aunt in Winnipeg has also received
a letter requesting funds, however the letter I received was just a
confirmation. Albeit, I had a phone message from the Consulate to
call them back, and they have yet to return my calls over the past two
--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, stefan.wisniowski@... wrote:
> I find this very odd and will do some checking.
> Can you send scan of the letter please to
> Stefan Wisniowski
> Leaving London
> Sent from my BlackBerry® from Optus
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <kamseh1@...>
> Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 04:44:53
> To: <Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: RE: [Kresy-Siberia] Toronto Consulate Admin Charges ???
> My father got a letter form the Polish consulate in Montreal
> for $73.00 in order to proceed with his claim for his parents' farm
> Lvov. The letter stated that the claim would not be processed unless
> amount was paid. I understand that these claims cause extra work for
> staff, but what are the experiences of others? Is this the standard
> Wanda Konarski
> >From: "Krystyna" <kms0902@...>
> >Reply-To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com
> >To: <Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>
> >Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Toronto Consulate Admin Charges ???
> >Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 09:14:40 -0500
> >Dear Group,
> >I just re-read the letter I received from the Polish Consulate in
> >and have just realized that they are requesting payment of a $28
> >for having accepted my application for compensation.
> >Has anyone else been charged this amount ?
> >I thought that they were accepting the applications for free.
> >Krystyna Szypowska
> >Ontario, Canada
> >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]