RICA AWARDS


Received an SMS from 0718097246 stating I my mobile number had been awarded R200 000 in the RICA ALL NETWORKS award 2014. Ref UK611SA Please call Madya on 0781179962.  I called, was congratulated and advised to SMS my postal address if I wanted a cheque or bank details if I wanted a bank deposit - then to call back and confirm the message had been received.  Receipt of SMS was confirmed and I was then advised to go and purchase R180 airtime at the shop and call back and give the number on the slip to register with the finance department - I asked how buying airtime would verify my details and asked to speak to the finance department - I was handed over to Mr Joe who said exactly as the script above,  When I said I was on the internet checking the validity of this Award, he said I must phone back when I have the airtime and he put the phone down.With the amount of SMS's I get like this, I should be a millionaire and have been able to alleviate all poverty in the land.

Report ID: 6809
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: Kempton Park
Suburb: van Riebeeck Park
Address: Cell SMS
Crime Date/Time: 14 Aug 2014, 00:08 AM
Reported By: Username6809
Reported Date: 14 Aug 2014, 10:08 AM
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