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sms scam
Report ID: 4977
Crime Category: Other
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: lansdowne
Address: lansdowne
Crime Date/Time: 25 October 2013, 7:30AM
Reported Date: 31 October 2013
Related Link: N/A
The Incident
i received sms it says "GREAT PRIZE! YOU HAVE WON R295,000.00 FROM(OMO WASHING POWDER PROMO) REF NO : OM128SA CALL CLAIM AGENT ON 0218253090 FOR YOUR CLAIM . visit .www.omo1wash.co.za

Mark as SPAM/Inappropriate




35 Comments for: sms scam

Comment by: Charmaine
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I've just received the exact same sms. Do these people really think that we are doff????? The sad thing is that some niave people out there will fall for this scam!!!

Date: 11 November 2013



Comment by: mimzo
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i just received the sms that says i have won 2500,00 from omo. so am not enterested to this foolish scam who ever is must get arested cause there ripping peoples's money and there number is 0717721315 the ref num omo113sa

Date: 12 November 2013



Comment by: Edna
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I have also received the above sms. Surely something can be done to prevent this.

Date: 12 November 2013



Comment by: BERNADETTE
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got sms won r250.000 in omo comp. something should be done to prevent this the cell no is 0721469340 then vist www.omo1wash.co.za

Date: 12 November 2013



Comment by: Marius
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Got sms won R250.000 in OMO washing powder promo Ref No:OM161SA Mr Williams 082 084 5970

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: RACHELLE
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ALSO RECEIVED THE SMS NO IS 0840950184

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: TIMOTHY BANDA
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Got this scam SMS saying that I have won R250,000.00 from OMO washing Powder competition.How can l win as l didn't enter into any competition.These Nigerians think we South Africans are stupid!We need to man-up and report these scambags!definately someone is going to be a Victim.Agent cell : 0723329925! This is fraud,where the hell do they get our cell numbers??

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: Mohau J
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I have also received a sms 2day says I have won R295.000.00 frm OMO (Agent Call 0218253090

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: Jeanette
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I HAVE ALSO RECEIVED A SMS KNOWING IT IS A SCAM I PHONED THEM A CERTAIN "MR WILLIAMS REPLIED THE BUSINESS OMO ARE APPARENTLY IN CAPE TOWN UNIT 20 CENTURY BUSINESS CENTRE OMO AVENUE"! WHICH IS ASLO LEGIT! SHAME THESE POOR PEOPLE THEY MUST REALLYTHINK WE ARE STUPID TO FALL FOR THEIR SCAMS!!!!!!! PLEASE DO SOMETHING ABOUT THEM AGENT CELL 0820845970. PLEASE SEND THEM BACK TO NIGERIA!!!

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: Belinda
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I just received the sms saying that I too won the R250 000. Called agent 0847521644 who wanted my reference number. When I asked for his name he said Mr Can or Khan my own spelling 'cause when I asked for the spelling he hung up!)Web site www.omo1wash.co.za does not exist.

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: Amelia
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Also received this sms - I have won R300 000.00 Call Agent 079 540 3453. Ref Nr OM111 SA.

Date: 13 November 2013



Comment by: harold
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i also recieved this message today 14/11/2013 saying that i have won R250000.00

Date: 14 November 2013



Comment by: criselda
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I received a sms today 15/11/13 saying i won R250 000

Date: 15 November 2013



Comment by: refiloe mashigo
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i also received the same sms. Great Prize you won R250000 from omo washing powder promo. ref no, OM124 SA. cALL 0725199695 FOR YOUR AGENT, VISIT WWW.OMO1WASH.CO.ZA

Date: 15 November 2013



Comment by: Adao
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I received the following sms twice (today): THANK YOU FOR STAYING WITH RICA! YOUR CELL NUMBER HAS WON YOU R500 000. FROM RICA YEARLY PROMO. TICKET NO DF6621, FOR CLAIM CALL MRS CAROLINE MABASO.0766818089

Date: 15 November 2013



Comment by: Keitumetse Gloria Mlangeni
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Also received SmS,saying I won 2500000 from Mr Willians.

Date: 15 November 2013



Comment by: Elelwani
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I receive the sms said i won R350,000-00 from (Omo washing powder prom) Ref no.OM11SA. Call claim agent on 0820528421

Date: 15 November 2013



Comment by: Ayanda
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I also received the same message today. What can be done to really stop this scam?

Date: 16 November 2013



Comment by: vwyke
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CONGRATULATION! YOU HAVE WON R250,000.00.FROM OMO 2013 PROMO.REF NO,(5001SA)CONTACT CLAIM DEPARTMENT ON 0798394740,FOR CLAIM.VISIT WWW.OMO1WASH.CO.ZA. These scams need to dealt with

Date: 17 November 2013



Comment by: Leah Gama
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I also received an SMS saying I have won 250 ooo fromomo washing powder promo, ref no: om477SA, claim agent 0847521644. By just reading it I realized that it is a scam and didn't even bother following up. I hope something could be done to arrest this culprits.

Date: 18 November 2013



Comment by: Willie
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got a message that I WON R500 000 AGENT WILLIAM the number is

Date: 20 November 2013



Comment by: PHINDILE
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hi gud ppl I just received the omo promo sms now as I write this.... this foreigners are here to destroy our beautiful country SA...... they are losers. ...shame to them.

Date: 25 November 2013



Comment by: Kandas
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Omo Promo Mr. Williams. Plse claim the R250,000.00 for yourself. Consider this as my christmas present to you. Ha ha ha ha

Date: 27 November 2013



Comment by: eugene
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A friend of mine, Mr. Samuels with cell number 0834410185, today received an sms from 0764747770 saying he won R250 000 in an omo competition, a female person then phoned him from 0721463940 and told him to leave his detail at www.1wash.co.za, I told him its a scam, I would like to report this

Date: 29 November 2013



Comment by: Bronwyn Osman
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I also just received the sms saying i won R250 000.00. I feel so sorry for the naive people who will give them their banking details :(

Date: 29 November 2013



Comment by: Nelis van Heerden
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same story here

Date: 3 December 2013



Comment by: ilze de beer
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i just had an sms from this scam omo won R250 000.00. try and caught these people as alot of people as loosing money over this foolishness. the number it came from is 0785411878

Date: 3 December 2013



Comment by: Joanne
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I also just receive a sms saying "Great Prize !! You have won R250 000 form OMO (Ref number:800 contact claims department on 0721463940 for your claim, visit www.omo1wash.co.za)

Date: 12 December 2013



Comment by: delene kitching
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I also received a SMS on 2/1/2014 from Mrs Anita or Mr Mark to phone 9784856682. The SMS was sent from 0826244908. REALLY??? How stupid can people be, to think that we will get exited about this?

Date: 7 January 2014



Comment by: Marisa
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Just received a simular sms in port elizabeth. I dont even use OMO wtf? This is something to laugh about.

Date: 14 February 2014



Comment by: Jo
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My cell PHONE won R250 000.00 with Omo!! Making it clear I'm not the actual winner..LOL. Look out for # 0828489049! SCAM SCAM SCAM

Date: 17 March 2014



Comment by: MOSES
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THIS PEOPLE REALLY PSM OFF

Date: 31 March 2014



Comment by: Moses
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Hi Guys, Please guys be aware of this funkin Nigeria because i received a sms that tell me i won R250000. from Randfontein

Date: 8 April 2014



Comment by: spha
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Hi.I just received one now this is getting out of hand can someone do something about this sh!t 0746732906...pissed Fourways

Date: 5 May 2014



Comment by: charma
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I just keep on receiving these sms scams i caled the no back and to find a nigerian on the other line i explained to him the sms i received and then i said i was an officer he actually used such rude words and telling me he slept with me and whatever else this is just not on this really needs to stop is there anyway someone can do something about this nonsense i mean really

Date: 14 May 2014


 
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