NOKIA GLOBAL PROMOTION 2012


I received an sms from cellphone number 072 784 2886 informing me that I have won R175 000,00 in a the Nokia Global Promotion and that I must contact Mrs Gracie on 073 737 3127 Ref No 019nyp.  I contacted said person and was asked to either sms my banking details or postal address to her quoting above reference number.  Transfer will be made within 24 hours, cheque takes 48 hours.  

Report ID: 2025
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: Oudtshoorn
Suburb: N/A
Address: 071 038 0892
Crime Date/Time: 9 Mar 2012, 00:03 AM
Reported By: Username2025
Reported Date: 9 Mar 2012, 10:03 AM
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  • Brandon5 10 Oct 2014, 12:02 PM

    We would have been milionares if it was real lol

  • Letshego2 4 Jun 2013, 07:57 AM

    i just got an sms saying i won R175 000 from Nokia Global Promotions and I must contact Mrs Vivian on 078 137 3891. Eish I feel pity for people who are desperate enough to believe these scams.

  • Nash5 14 Mar 2013, 04:41 PM

    I just recieved the same sms to call mr George. I told him that i know its a scam but i kinda gave a false address and cellphone number. yep i was dumb :-( What do you think will happen now.

  • ADRIAN3 11 Mar 2013, 02:35 PM

    i just received the same sms from grace,value:R175000.00.ek het amper nou 'n vieslike sms trug gestuur.die mense is siek!!!!!!

  • stoffel bobane 7 Mar 2013, 11:56 AM

    I recieve the same sms that i has won R750 000 that people are a scam

  • Takalani2 8 Feb 2013, 01:52 PM

    I have just received the same message now. The contact person is Mr. Adams and the number is 0835345420

  • Carmen 18 Jan 2013, 08:33 AM

    This is getting soooo old.. got one this morning from 0817812665 (cellc number) i just "won" R150,000 - Call Sonia Owen on 0729755357..

  • m ntwanabi 14 Jan 2013, 01:40 PM

    lol i jst recieved dat sms that tels me that i've won 175000 bt thnk god that i started here b4 i respond so i wont respond 2 that

  • Josh Boshomane 11 Jan 2013, 08:35 AM

    Hi every one , I received sms from nokia global promotion to call Mrs Joy Ndlovu whom I called to claime my prize of R175000,00. She said I should go to buy vodacom airtime of R290.00 to activate my account. So according to her I should send her that pin number and this dum.

  • Terence6 19 Nov 2012, 09:15 AM

    jst received an sms congradulating me that i have won R250000 in the Nokia 2012 Global Promo,ticket No 0114 and for claims i should contact Mrs Sonia Owen on 0738842023.I then googled the Nokia 2012 Global Promo and realised so many people have encountered the same scam.

  • stefan8 18 Nov 2012, 10:59 PM

    Also received an sms stating the wonderful news! First thought came up was that it must be a scam, so i googled it! Didn't reply, but hope they catch the darn crooks!

  • Marsel 7 Nov 2012, 09:30 AM

    Got the same sms. It was a mrs sonia owen. Saying I won R150 000. What do they want?

  • Harbour 6 Nov 2012, 08:49 AM

    I just received sms saying i have won R175,000 in our 2012 global promotion Ref.No:119 NKP and i most claim to Mrs M. Joy on 0783700336

  • Michelle70 1 Nov 2012, 12:02 PM

    I just received the same sms, as follows: Congratulations !! Your mobile numer won R 175000 in our 2012 global promotion, ref. No 119NKP, to claim your prize contact Mrs. M Joy on: 0783700336. What idiots do they think we are!! They can hack your phone for fraud

  • Tokkie 7 Sep 2012, 09:10 AM

    The same as all the above except for R250000 on ticket no,0188P and to contact my agent Ruth on tel. no.0795502527.

  • kb3 7 Sep 2012, 09:06 AM

    i received the same sms. i phoned the guy knowing this was a scam. he asked for a reference and before i gave it to him i asked him a couple questions which led him to giving me the company website. i logged on and a big report crime sign flashed on my screen. i told him that i was near to where he was seeing that he gave me thier physical address. when i told him that i will pop in a sudden hesitation in his african acsent gave him away. and he hung up. fucken ediot.

  • Frans11 20 Jul 2012, 09:17 AM

    i just received a sms saying i won R150000 in the 2012 Nokia Global Promo. ticket no 011NOK.to claim call Sonia Owens on 0726266760 i went trough some of the above comments and found that someone also got sms from a Sonia Owens but the cell nuber is not the same

  • Sybrandt 29 Jun 2012, 09:39 AM

    I also received a SMS to contact Mrs. M Joy. for a R175000 prize from Global Promotions. She asked for either my banking details or a postal address where they can sent a cheque. I gave her a phony name and P.O. Box address. What a bunch of idiots.

  • Nathi 26 Jun 2012, 06:40 PM

    I'm not alone, 175 000 was the amount grace and global promotions 2012 were offering, first instinct was google it, and yes like my fiancee told me its a scam...

  • Mpumelelo 20 Jun 2012, 07:42 AM

    I got an sms saying you have won 250000 u must cal ruth since sh is ur agent i called nd they said i mst sms my name nd addres i did so that they can snd me cheque then later th lady called nd said i mst buy R120 MTN airtime i dnt even use mtn 4 craying out loud

  • Jiulie 19 Jun 2012, 12:20 PM

    I received the same message yesterday 18 june 2012 stating I had won R175000 in a Nokia Global Promotion ref No. (ATT101) to claim contact Mrs C Amanda or Mr John 0737227621 from a cell 0812543301

  • wilma4 15 May 2012, 08:58 AM

    I received a sms from sonia to congrat me for winning150000! I don't respond!

  • thuli15 4 Apr 2012, 06:56 PM

    lol just received an sms nw saying my number has won 175 000, i immediately googled the nokia global promotion 2012. whats suprising is that iv only had this number for a month so hw do they get our numbers?

  • Trudie3 4 Apr 2012, 08:00 AM

    Received sms for R175 000 today, and must contact Mrs M Joy who i then did and she gave me her finance Manager name Mr Adams. You get all excited and so downhearted in the end. What actually made me suspicious, I DO NOT OWN A NOKIA AND NEVER WILL!!!!

  • natasha jameson 3 Apr 2012, 11:40 AM

    We were also contacted by Grace who said my daughter won R175000. I told her that I read on this site that she has been reported for fraud. She put the phone down on me. has anyone had money taken from their account as yet? Who can help? We sent our bank details to her already.

  • kevin17 30 Mar 2012, 09:23 AM

    I just received the same sms as Terris. Same contact person Mrs. N Kate. REf 0029 Price amount 150 000 The message was sent from 0766518079 29 March 2012

  • Claudio De Luca 30 Mar 2012, 07:13 AM

    got a similar sms. Surely the numbers can be tracked.. RICA? Msg From: 27793176310. Reading: Congratulations!! Your mobile number has won R150,000 in the 2012 Nokia global promo, ticket no 0114. For claims contact mrs sonia owen on tel 0733605641

  • Terris 29 Mar 2012, 12:51 PM

    I recieved an sms from the nokia global promotion and they said i won R150 000 and they say i must call Mrs N. Kate on 0738225942 for claim, and i did call them and they ask for my details and i gave them.

  • M Stewart 20 Mar 2012, 05:58 PM

    You guys are all in the small league. My prize was R500 000 and a Nokia E65. Did I respond? Good heavens do they think I'm stupid!

  • B BOTHA 18 Mar 2012, 01:58 PM

    Received a SMS from 0762532595 on 16-Mrt-2012 at 07:05:39. congratulating me on winning R250,000.00 in the NOKIA 2012 award draw. Ref. no. NK774. Call claim centre @ 0791643659 for more detail. I did not respond.

  • Gawie Louw 15 Mar 2012, 08:56 AM

    I also received an sms from cellphone number 072 784 2886 informing me that I have won R175 000,00 in a the Nokia Global Promotion and that I must contact Mrs Gracie on 073 737 3127 Ref No 019nyp. I phone the lady and se ask me for my banking detail, i informed her that she own my R175,000 and i will found her, she drop the phone,I phone again but no responts

  • Frances6 13 Mar 2012, 03:22 PM

    I also recieved a SMS stating Congratulations your mobie number have won R250,000 from NOKIA YEARLY PROMOTION.YOUR TICKET NO 0026 PLEASE CONTACT MR NELSON. I THINK THIS IS DISGUSTNG, WHERE DO THEY GET THE NUMBERS FROM AND THEN IT COMES THROUGH AS A NETWORK NOTIFICATION.

  • mdududuzi 13 Mar 2012, 12:50 PM

    have also received an sms stating,"Congratulations your mobie number have won R250,000 from NOKIA YEARLY PROMOTION.YOUR TICKET NO 007KP PLEASE CONTACT this no 073 0575250 FOR YOUR CLAIM" i then called the number and i spoke to Zinhle Gumede who initially told me to call her after 5 minutes and when i called again she told me to buy a R110 Vodacom airtime and send my details. she told me that their offices is in Bloemfontein @ 143 Mandela Expressway opposite Shoprite Almost forgot that the sms was coming from 0826800952

  • mdududuzi 13 Mar 2012, 12:47 PM

    i have also received an sms stating,"Congratulations your mobie number have won R250,000 from NOKIA YEARLY PROMOTION.YOUR TICKET NO 007KP PLEASE CONTACT this no 073 0575250 FOR YOUR CLAIM" i then called the number and i spoke to Zinhle Gumede who initially told me to call her after 5 minutes and when i called again she told me to buy a R110 Vodacom airtime and send my details. she told me that their offices is in Bloemfontein @ 143 Mandela Expressway opposite Shoprite

  • Sudesh 12 Mar 2012, 05:43 PM

    My mum also received the very same sms today from Mrs Gracie

  • Eyra Kpe 12 Mar 2012, 09:11 AM

    Just received a similar sms saying I've won R95,000 from 0027823557139.

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