Received an SMS stating the following:Congratulations, Your simcard has won R 250,000 in the RICAMOBILE PROMOTION. REF NO: SA7P39A. Call RICA Center on 081 313 9762 for Activation and payment.Called the number stated that it has gone through to the RICA claimdepartment. I spoke to a woman with the Name of Linda.After Confirming the details on the sms received I was asked to smsname surname and contact number to that address for the cheque tobe couriered to me. Confirmation Message that was sent after I confirmed the first SMS:ATTN: (Name, Surname), Your Ref No SA7P39A has been activated andyour payment has been approved. You have to pay R1,250 for the Courier Delivery Charges of R 250,000 to (Address). Contact Mr Micheal Lauren on 021 802 6421 or RICA center on 081 313 9762 for payment instructions. Bank details supplied for the payment via sms is the following:SECRETARY RECIEVING AGENT ACC HOLDER NAME:V LOMBARDACC NO/ 374941572STANDARD BANK FAX DEPOSIT SLIP TO 086 602 4230 THANK YOU
I have contacted Vodacom in Springs to get the RICA Center Numberand explained to them what happend and the lady from Vodacom told menot to send any payment for there is no promotion on RICA it is a scam.
Funny thing is address is Mpumalanga but the one contact number has a Cape Town Code...
|Address:||18 Jan Street, Rocky Drift, White River, 1240|
|Crime Date/Time:||28 Aug 2013, 00:08 AM|
|Reported Date:||29 Aug 2013, 13:08 PM|