OMO Competition Scam


I received an SMS from cellphone number: 076-2056531.It contains a message that I won R195000 in an OMO washing powder competition. There is a reference number and a contact person to call, DAVID, at 078-345-4168, to claim the prize.I called the supplied number from another phone upon which this Davis character answered. He sounds like a Nigerian. I asked him several questions to verify this winning and he said in order to claim the prize I must send him my banking or physical address details. I just said I will send it but it sounded fishy from the onset and I don't intend to send him anything. 

Report ID: 5593
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Simon's Town
Address: Simon's Town
Crime Date/Time: 3 Feb 2014, 00:02 AM
Reported By: Username5593
Reported Date: 3 Feb 2014, 11:02 AM
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  • annie2 23 May 2014, 04:22 PM

    Joe Desmond is an stupid idiot and don't know where his place on this earth is so you moron must stop i am only a little kid but at least am not as stupid as you are so people don't fall for this crap go check on the internet before you waste airtime beware this is coming from an 11 year old but I don't take nonsense from assholes

  • Joey3 25 Mar 2014, 09:38 AM

    I just received an sms saying congratulations for you have won R4195000 in the OMO washin powder promo with Ref no:12SA and must contact Mr Desmond joe on 0734368793 to claim my prize.I just called the dude now and he asked for my number, I then asked how can he ask for my number wherels he send the sms through and guesse what? He hung up, tried calling him several munites later and he'd either hang up on me or the number would be busy.This people must be caught and stopped period. I am unemployed and don't need this nonses and annoying sms's.

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