Giant Computers Award Promo - SCAM

Got an SMS ... you have won R150,000 on the Giant Computers Award Promo...  Phone 0719027569 ... Surely someone RICA'd this number? Someone could be making lots of money doing this type of thing.

Report ID: 678
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Rietondale
Address: Cellphone
Crime Date/Time: 14 Nov 2010, 00:11 AM
Reported By: Username678
Reported Date: 8 Nov 2010, 06:11 AM
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  • JEO 27 Jun 2012, 12:23 PM

    i got d sem sms thank

  • Queen3 23 Aug 2011, 10:26 AM

    I received an sms notifying me i have won R250 000, i was asked to call Thabo on 0739644180 to activate my prize. I called him and he requested me to buy him 180 mtn airtime and send my bank details so they can activate my winnings within 24hrs. When i asked him if they have website for the computer company he said no that when i realized it was a huge scam.. Since we have RICA why cant this criminals be caught!!!!!!

  • Wynand5 10 Jun 2011, 09:12 AM

    Got this sms that i've won R150 000 from Gaint Computers award. my ref no is BT734UK, and that i must call 0783340277 for my cash prize. Why can't somebody trace his number to see where his logation is and arest him.

  • flip 27 May 2011, 12:03 PM

    Also got this sms where my cell no qualifies for R250000 on the fifa & giant computers award promo, winning number (uk3px7fgc).had to call 0790264505, but the sms was sent by 0736820653.they wanted me to come to blom or give them my bank details plus they wanted me to buy R360 mtn airtime to activate.

  • Xigevenga 20 May 2011, 01:02 AM

    Got sms,called them phone number 0736820653 and had to callI spoke to a man by the name of Azeez on phone number 07902645055 and he asked for my details and said I should come and collect my prize or send my details which I did. but I have not received my prize yet .He said it is a promo by giant computers and FiFa together with MtN.I was caught in the same situation also.

  • alexandra 13 May 2011, 08:33 AM

    Got an sms on the 13th claiming l have won 150 0000. Please those who are responsible for enforcing the law please deal with these lawless people. This is the fourth time l have recieved this message, and it seems as if no one is doing anything about it.

  • Welile 12 May 2011, 12:59 AM

    I just got an sms from 0783345829 giving 0713378865 as the number to call

  • tania21 9 May 2011, 09:18 AM

    received an sms this morning. knew it was a scam but wanted to make sure on internet. i am sick and tired of this people cheating other people out of their hard earned money. the number they are now giving is 0713378865.

  • nikki12 8 May 2011, 11:00 PM

    Thank heaven that I have internet! I almost phoned these bastards! Dumb scams! Knew this was bull! Because you WON'T receive an sms if you won R150 000!

  • Unknown 6 May 2011, 04:58 PM

    I got 2 sms from dis giant promo thing&I calld him&he said he was going 2 check d ticket number when I cald back he said I must sms him my adress&name&I asked him 2 take it over d phone he said no&I knew dat something is wrong&Im not going 2 send them my details.

  • Ronel van Graan 3 May 2011, 03:07 PM

    My son received a sms this morning. Congrats, Your cell number has won R150,000 on GIANT COMPUTERS AWARD PROMOTION. Your REF No is: BT734UK, please call 071 337 8865 for your cash prize. I decided to call the number from my office phone, but no one answers. It is showing private number, so I suppose they will not pick it up. That is when I decided to google it and see if it is a scam or if it is legal. It is obviously a scam!!

  • nada 19 Apr 2011, 08:26 PM

    Caught in the same trap! cant believe it, they've got all my details and said since friday the money would b in my acc, today its been held, they say they need R3700 for insurence fee? thats when i decided to search it out online! I am shocked and spent R900 on mtn airtime and even faxed a copy of my id... really concerned what must i do?

  • Kevin8 14 Apr 2011, 09:25 AM

    Got a new one - SMS Saying: BLACKBERRY: Congradulations!!your number has won R150,000 and a blackberry phone in the on going Easter promotion.Ref:PQ701ZA. call 0735835867 for claims. Call was sent at 00h30 You get a phone answered by an African chap who asks what region you are phoning from and to call him back in 10 mins Dont.

  • Jack3 5 Apr 2011, 07:40 PM

    Scam,My mom received the message say congrats your cell no has won R150.000 from giant computers award promo any way she was lucky, I checked the company on Internet not exiting or may be inside someone's room.

  • Sebastiana 14 Mar 2011, 12:44 PM

    SCAM!I phoned and this guy named Rahan said he would phone me back. Then when i asked if it was legal he got very upset with me. I phoned back today and he said that i got disqualified for inappropriate conduct!! He refused to give me the company name. What a scam!! But now I am scared because they have my number!! Can we have this number barred from police?

  • Andre53 10 Feb 2011, 11:08 PM

    I just received the very same sms but I didn't even call luckily I googled it first. Someone has to put a stop to this why is there so many complaints but no results as of yet? Congrats! ur cell number has won R150.000 on the GIANT COMPUTERS Award Promo, ur WINNING NO is: GC7305UK: pls call 0712516497 (9am to 4pm) for ur cash prize. I hope to see results soon as someone might grow tired of the scams and take matters into their own hands......

  • Paul17 8 Feb 2011, 03:19 PM

    I also just recieved a message from this nuber, i called the guy and i am positive this is a scam!! I never entered any competition and as soon as i heard that they want an mtn voicher the alarm bells went off!!

  • Celia 31 Jan 2011, 01:14 PM

    I also received this sms at 12:41AM this morning. It looks like "they" change the cell phone number you have to call back to claim this prize. Mine said 0739922227 but it was sent from 0734099549. Surely these individuals can be tracked and located? You can't have a cell number without being RICA'd.

  • Tumeka 20 Jan 2011, 10:14 AM

    I've also received an sms saying :Congrats!Ur cell number jsut won 150000 on the giant computers award promo, your winning number is GC7305UK, pls call 0737848093 (9am to 3apm) for ur cash prize. The message was sent @ 00:44 from 0736292780.. I phoned the number and Steven Johnson answered the call and he gave me this address No. 126 Shelice Lodge Waterfront..He refused to give me land line

  • Nicole3 19 Jan 2011, 09:47 AM

    I had also received an sms saying my cell number won R150,000. i should call 073688 0060. The sms came from 0736880128. It would obviously be a scam because I never entered any competitions.. These guys need to be caught, and pay for their crimes.

  • Carmy 18 Jan 2011, 02:22 PM

    received by e-mailDear Winner, Congrats! Your cell phone number won just R550.000 on the GIANT COMPUTERS AWARD PROMO. Your WINING NUMBERS are GC7305UK. Please call 083 880 9876 from 8h00am to 5:00pm for your cash prize or reply at Yours Sincerely, Ferdinand Dickson received from British America Tobacco Awards

  • Tracey Plaatjies 17 Jan 2011, 11:42 AM

    I got an sms from giant compuers this morning that i win R150.00.I call a guy Mc donnald with a forein accent answer - 073 6880060 and give me the 3 options 1 sms winning nr,adress,id nr,name surname,cell nr and a courieer will deliver 2 collect at office in Johannesburg 3black cheque.He assred me its not a scam but i will never give my info as i did'nt enter any compititions.please stop this Nigerians cause other people do not have acces to computers to google a campany info

  • Amanda Vermeulen 10 Jan 2011, 11:41 AM

    I recieved an sms a few minutes ago,telling me that I've won R150 000 on the GIANT COMPUTERS AWARD PROMO,my WINNING NO is:......,pls call 0736880060 (8am to 5pm)for ur cash prize.FROM THIS CELL NO:0787552686

  • fred11 6 Jan 2011, 09:59 AM

    i recieved an sms as well yesterday 05/01/2011 that clais that i won R350 000, i told the guy that i have never entered any competion but he kept insiting that i won without giving me any proper reason that validates my luck. if i realy am a winner then tough luck coz i'm not interested. guys beware coz the guy i spoke to even sounded Nigerian.

  • Thokozile 4 Jan 2011, 12:29 PM

    i received a amessage at 22h00 yesterday, that ihave won R150000,they asked my number and the province, they said they are in Cape town. they gave me 3 options ,01, to collect cash for myself, 02 to send my details in order for them to post cheque, 03 to give them my banking details and buy R180 mtn voucher at shoprite to activate the cash i won,but i did none of them. 04 december 2011

  • Werner18 7 Dec 2010, 07:20 PM

    DO NOT CALL THE NUMBER! It's a scam. These guys can access your phone and/or use your number (and account for that matter) for their own use. Contract users especially beware.

  • Unknown 22 Nov 2010, 09:03 AM

    ihave received an sms saying i have won 250 000 thousand and i just called them, its a nigerian speaking he said will call me back now, asked for my cell phone number and which region im at? please help me. this is my nu 072 364 1218, and his num is 0739644180 his name is Mr. Paul. regards. joy

  • Unknown 16 Nov 2010, 11:33 AM

    i received a msg today 04:31 that i have won R150,000 from giant computers award promo for which was a scam cos when i call their number 0786090321 somebody by the name of alex in a foreign accend anwered to ask me which region im callin g from then he said i must call after 3min then they never answer my call again

  • Unknown 8 Nov 2010, 08:43 AM

    Yip, this is a BIG SCAM. Looks like they just changed the name of the SCAM now, it use to called NOKIA PROMO 2010. See here:

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