Nokia year promotion


I got a text message this morning telling me that I won R 250.000 on the Nokia year promotion with a ticket number. I should call 0781244558 to collect the money. The text is also showing the sender with +27728724542 and a message centre with +2782913594. I called the number given and I was told that I won the R250.000 and should choose to get a cheque or give my account details. I used the option cheque. Now I was told that I have to buy R 180 airtime and send the voucher number to the same number together with my address details and my phone number. I should never give omebody the ticket number which won to avoid that somebody else is claiming the win. I asked for an official email but this man only repeated very friendly what he has tell me before. So I checked in the internet and found out immediately that its a fake - this is why I report it. Obviously they refined the trick.

Report ID: 1373
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: phone
Crime Date/Time: 6 Sep 2011, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Username1373
Reported Date: 6 Sep 2011, 09:09 AM
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  • Will 31 Jan 2012, 10:32 AM

    Same thing just happened to me. After asking the lady where i could find out more info she gave me a land line number in Johannesburg that does not exist. Sms from 0728724542 and number to phone 0718320625.

  • Pizass 11 Jan 2012, 09:35 AM

    The fraudsters is still at large!!! This morning I received a sms that my number has been radomly picked in the nokia year promotion, a total amount of R 950 000.00. The number to call for the "prize" is:0783728454 and the sms came from 0766149275. It's sad that people do this to each other, just remember the wheel turns dear fraudsters.

  • Unknown 13 Dec 2011, 12:51 AM

    These people are disgusting and need to caught how do they get cellphone numbers its so strange I just googled the reference number to check if its fake and it is. Don't trust these freaks.

  • Tumelo Faith Makoanyane 14 Sep 2011, 01:58 PM

    I got an SMS from 0836238626 saying I won R550 000.00 Nokia Promotion. I was given a reference A104UK and told to buy airtime and provide them with my banking details. I wounder where they found numbers.

  • john john 6 Sep 2011, 12:29 PM

    i fell for it to but i dd find who they were just lead them on with the police and get some cash you need help in finding tem im your its easy jst lead them on

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