Rica Yearly Promotion


I received an sms from the number 0741566185 stating the following: CONGRATULATION YOUR CELL NUMBER HAS WON THE SUM OF R250,000 IN THE RICA 2013 YEARLY PROMOTION, YOUR REF NO- SA774RC.CALL CLAIMS CENTRE ON 0825490651. T&C
I called the number from a private number but no one picked up.
This is no doubt a scam & sending out a warning to everyone out there 

Report ID: 3704
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: Newlands
Crime Date/Time: 26 Apr 2013, 00:04 AM
Reported By: Username3704
Reported Date: 26 Apr 2013, 09:04 AM
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  • Unknown 26 Jun 2013, 09:48 AM

    Can't we do something about the fact that this people are taking from the poor let's try and set them up and the police can catch them...

  • Priscilla 26 Jun 2013, 08:53 AM

    Just received an sms stating I have won R250 000. I have to contact mr Williams on 0760164339. Do they really think we are that stupid with all the fraud that's going on.

  • Noeleen C Hellyer 10 Jun 2013, 11:13 AM

    Just received an sms from RICA AWARD DRAW, seems I've won R950,000.00 ...... Oh wow, that would come in handy .............09/06/2013

  • Megan4 10 Jun 2013, 08:00 AM

    I received this sms this morning:"Congratulations you have won R450,000 and a laptop in the Rica Yearly promotion.Your Ref No(NK 72 ) Call on MR JOHN 0783237234.for claim" from 0813502910. Good thing i googled rica yearly promo before I did anything.

  • weyers 10 Jun 2013, 07:49 AM

    CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON R750,000. ON RICA 2013 awards, Ref No: RIC147SA. Call 0732699250 for your activation & claim.

  • Mark25 6 Jun 2013, 09:50 AM

    Yup my wife got it too this morning stating that we have won R450,000 the number it was sent from is 27614164505 the number to claim is 0818864276 Victoria

  • Nhloso 4 Jun 2013, 08:23 AM

    I received a sms sayin i have won 250 000 from this number 0711487043 and that i must contact Mr R James on 0734304038 lol dumb criminals

  • pamela 6 3 Jun 2013, 09:59 AM

    i received tday i won 250 000 in Rica Yearly PROMOTION.my ref nr isno nk 72i have to contact ROLAND

  • Lynn17 14 May 2013, 03:43 PM

    I received an sms today stating that I have "won R196 000 in the Rica Yearly Promotion. Ref no: 019nkp Contact the agent Mr Fred on 0788113635 for your prize" I phoned, Mr Fred answered asking me for my location and ref no whereafter he stated that I had to phone him back within 5 minutes. I protested and asked him why I should phone back seeing that he sent me an sms in the first place and has my number! Seriously!! In this day and age do whack criminals really think we are so gullable??!!

  • grant4 5 May 2013, 07:14 PM

    I got 1 that said I won 195000.00 and to call a cell number different to the number the message was sent from?

  • big c 29 Apr 2013, 09:40 AM

    that has been hapening to me several times.

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