The letter seemed odd – we talked about whether it was even worth spending any time/effort on checking out the letter. We decided to do so.
Checking it involved googling the company, checking out who they are, phoning their corporate headquarters in Texas and chatting with the Communications Leader, phoning the Calgary branch and asking about the recovery and unclaimed property services practice and team, and speaking with the Leader of that team.
It took a couple of hours to confirm that Ryan LLC is one of the top 10 accounting firms. They are indeed legitimate.
Ryan, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading global tax services firm, providing a wide range of tax advisory and consulting services.