Cell Phone Scam

Received a txt message from Bret Cowen on mobile number 0782613859 informing me that my cellphone number had been chosen and Ihad wonR960 00000 n the Europe 2012 Award.  I called the number out of interest and was surprised that it was answered.  I am waiting for my callback as I said I wanted the winnings in the form of a bank guaranteed cheque........I am still waiting for the call back........... I

Report ID: 2461
Crime Category: Other
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Gardens
Address: Gardens
Crime Date/Time: 5 Sep 2012, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Username2461
Reported Date: 5 Sep 2012, 15:09 PM
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  • Blessing2 13 Nov 2012, 10:40 PM

    I also received the text he told me he wants airtime for 500 to activate my reference number

  • Merwe 22 Oct 2012, 09:52 AM

    Got same 22 Oct, I just ignored it. Still wonder how they make money out of this. Must work if they keep on this long.

  • natasha4 18 Sep 2012, 09:47 AM

    18 sep,got the exact same sms from this cowen guy.I asked him str8 out wat kinda scam was dis,n were was there offices.I was tld dat dey were based in cpt.after a while I googled his name n to my surprise e was accused of murdering a 13 year old in brisban.e has sumbody by da name of samantha mhlanghu ,working 4him.if that's even her ryt name.ppl,beaware

  • lee23 10 Sep 2012, 08:53 AM

    Just received same message from a MAxwell and called 0837537162 and call was suprising answered. Man with foreign accent asked for details where cheque can be handed over in person. What's the point of RICA can this person not be traced?

  • Tania 10 Sep 2012, 06:41 AM

    I received the same message as above on the 7 September. I just ignored it.

  • susan30 6 Sep 2012, 02:39 PM

    I got the same message and are requested a bank cheque. Still waiting....

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