RICA annual award


I was sent this sms; 'Final notice!! You have been award R350 000 from RICA annual award with no: RAZA 0101. Contact on 0730852881 from 8am - 5pm to receive your award.' It was sent from the number 0739193109.

Report ID: 7714
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Khayelitsha
Address: sms
Crime Date/Time: 31 Jan 2015, 00:01 AM
Reported By: Username7714
Reported Date: 31 Jan 2015, 02:01 AM
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  • Calvin Govender 27 Aug 2015, 11:37 AM

    I. Received this SMS today from this number 0789840773 saying -: Final Notice! You have been awarded R375,000 from RICA annual award with no:RAZA 0101. Contact on 0730852881 from 8am-5pm to receive your award....if this is a scam why don't the cops track them down. All cell numbers are Rica,I'm sure the cops can get the address of theses idiots.

  • Les Powrie 27 Aug 2015, 05:23 AM

    I regularly get the same kind of message. The latest is Final Notice!! You have been awarded R375, 000 from RICA annual award with no: RAZA 0101. Contact on 0785882343 from 8am-5pm to receive your award

  • jayjay 26 Aug 2015, 03:44 PM

    i have recieved 2 sms's saying i won R2500 for rica awards and another saying i have been awarded R175.00from rica awards. people this is a scam be warned....... scam scam scam scam...........

  • bob 25 Aug 2015, 04:46 PM

    is this real or a prank?

  • bob 25 Aug 2015, 04:45 PM

    how claim my prize?

  • Gareth Sayer 24 Aug 2015, 08:55 PM

    Thank you for staying with RICA! You cell number has won R295, 000.00 In RICA Monthly Promotion Ref No (RRG7) for pay out Contact help line on 0835219404 Congratulations. Got above SMS. I confirmed that it is fraudulent and criminal activity.

  • Gavin Assad 22 Aug 2015, 03:44 PM

    Got this SMS "You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0738925783 from 8am-5pm mon- sat to receive your award." SCAN.

  • miso 21 Aug 2015, 06:23 PM

    I received the sms saying rica has awarded me with 210000 on their yearly annual award

  • wilfried 21 Aug 2015, 07:14 AM

    R 450000 won by rica ref NR/R584W, how do i claim, wilfried

  • pretty3 19 Aug 2015, 10:51 AM

    Hi I received an SMS that said have been awarded R298.000 from Rica annual award ref:RAZA KI69.Contact Andile Dlamini on 0785848368

  • Nom 19 Aug 2015, 10:07 AM

    I received one of these messages and they said they would drop off a cheque....I'm still waiting lol

  • Will5 18 Aug 2015, 01:27 PM

    I received the same message today and I replied.....Please give it to charity!

  • Asiphe 18 Aug 2015, 05:54 AM

    This morning at 01h54 am, date 18-08-2015 i recieved an sms written Final Notice, you have been awarded R375,000 from RICA annual award with REF.No RACA 0111. Contact on 0632389860 from 8am-5pm to receive your award.

  • Anne10 15 Aug 2015, 11:21 AM

    I received the following message: Final Notice!! You have been awarded R375, 000 from RICA annual award with no: RAZA 0101. Contact on 0785882343 from 8am-5pm to receive your award

  • Pieter28 12 Aug 2015, 01:00 PM

    You have been awarded R250.000 from Rica annual award with ticket NO.BP22 call for your cash price on 084 8529 256 From 8am/5pm

  • ll 11 Aug 2015, 08:52 AM

    You have been awarded R298,000 from RICA annual award with Ref. no: RAZA K169. Contact your Agent, Andile Dlamini on: 0785848368 to receive your award.

  • marius 27 11 Aug 2015, 04:57 AM

    You have been awarded R298,000 from RICA annual award with Ref. no: RAZA K169. Contact your Agent, Andile Dlamini on: 0785848368 to receive your award.

  • morena 9 Aug 2015, 11:22 AM

    Final Notice!!You have been awarded R375, 000 from RICA annual award with no: RAZA 0101. Contact on 0785882343 from 8am-5pm to receive your award .DO NOT CALL THESE NUMBERS THIS IS A BAIT SMS SKAM

  • Luance 7 Aug 2015, 11:20 AM

    This is just shit. Its a scam people Block as spam They talking kak

  • Lana4 4 Aug 2015, 06:46 AM

    You have been awarded R275,000 from RICA annual award with no:103RYP. Contact:0739545773 from 8am-5pm mon-sat to receive your award.

  • Johan80 30 Jul 2015, 09:45 AM

    Final notice! you have been awarded R375 000 from RICA anual awards with number: RAZA 0101. Contact on 0730852881 from 8am to 5 pm to receive award. I phoned them and they said i must buy a R180 MTN voucher and give them the voucher number so they can activate the claim.

  • David 47 27 Jul 2015, 05:05 PM

    I also received the same massage yesterday that I have won R375000 from where I don't know I just deleted the massage.

  • Daleen2 27 Jul 2015, 10:30 AM

    Received sms on 27 July 2015 at 10:09. RICA has awarded you the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand rands, and a hp laptop with REF NO: E019GP. Call Mr Andrew Williams on: 0737096546 for claim. How in the world are you goning to stop these people!!!

  • Sizwe3 22 Jul 2015, 12:31 PM

    you are in a shit if you sent your bank details to those people because whenever you deposit money on your bank account they will steal it.

  • c rheebok 20 Jul 2015, 02:04 PM

    i have received an mesage i have won money the sum of 350000 and a car is this an scam

  • selina 17 Jul 2015, 11:49 AM

    just received the same sms with ref z166p. Where do they get one's number from??? This is most irritating/annoying. why can they not be tracked.

  • Angie Lockets 17 Jul 2015, 06:28 AM

    RICA HAVE REWARDED YOU WITH FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND RANDS CONTACT JUDITH/MARK ON 0738264648 REF Z166P

  • Laureen 14 Jul 2015, 10:54 AM

    You have been awarded R250,000 in the on going RICA annual award, Ref no: 909RSA. Contact Mr C. LINUS on: 0733008238 to receive your award.

  • Denise 19 13 Jul 2015, 12:20 PM

    You have been awarded R210,000 from Rica yearly annual award with Ref no:SA0196 to receive your award Contact Mrs,Unathi Zulu on:0739437446 from 8am -5pm. Is this for real? Or a scam?

  • Mara2 10 Jul 2015, 07:14 AM

    You have been awarded R250,000 in the on going RICA annual award, Ref no: 909RSA. Contact Mrs Grace Mokwena on: 0735936469 to receive your award.10 July 2015

  • Mary23 8 Jul 2015, 08:24 PM

    On Wed 08 July 2015 I received an sms saying I have been awarded R185 000.00 from Rica Annual Awards with ref/No:066RP, contact Mrs Lucia or Mr James on 0732483963 for my claim

  • Zak 8 Jul 2015, 05:42 PM

    On 8/07/2015 i received this scam sms: YOU HAVE BEEN AWARDED R185,000. FROM RICA ANNUAL AWARDS WITH REF/NO:066RP,CONTACT MRS LUCIA OR MR JAMES ON 0732483963 FOR YOUR CLAIM.

  • Liam Geel 1 Jul 2015, 09:35 AM

    I got this message "You have been awarded R250.000 from RICA annual award with track no: RZA0164jj.Contact Mrs. Johanna Van Zyl or Thabo Dodd on 082 530 1578 to receive your award." And I've decided to bug them back by calling them 24/7 until they realise who they've messed with these low life scum.

  • John Durban 1 Jul 2015, 09:03 AM

    You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0631045123 from 8am-5pm mon-sat to receive your award.

  • G4 1 Jul 2015, 03:08 AM

    Dear Subscriber! RICA Has Rewarded You The Sum Of (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND RAND) in The RICA Awards 2015.Ref No:(RIC161SA). To claim, call 0824838245.

  • bernadette2 26 Jun 2015, 03:02 PM

    i was also send a message that I have been rewarded R250000 from RICA annual award send from 0834055494 and that I should contact this number 0738925783

  • ndumiso mthethwa 26 Jun 2015, 11:45 AM

    last night I received an sms from 0738925783 saying I have won 250 000 from the RICA AWARDS.I KNOW ITS A SCAM.PLEASE PURSUE THESE SCAMMERS.

  • Sulaiman Solomons 24 Jun 2015, 12:53 PM

    Hi There. I received an sms saying, ( YOU HAVE BEEN AWARDED WITH R175.000 FROM RICA ANNUAL AWARDED WITH REF/NO:015RP CONTACT MRS.ZAMA ON 0734398139 FOR CLAIM) Is this for real. If so what do i do ? Regards. Sulaiman Solomons

  • azola mdawe 22 Jun 2015, 11:53 PM

    I got the same massage.. thank God i looked it up before jumping in head over hills.. These people should be tracked down by cell phones and imprisnd.

  • Onika 15 Jun 2015, 10:57 AM

    Jho have got exactly the same message as you KEATLARETSE and Mrs Dlamini said I must buy R180 Airtime to activate my ref no wich is k169 and I did, now they want me to pay R2000 for COT(Cost Of Transfer). These people are too clever they sound so true.

  • Amber Carser 12 Jun 2015, 07:40 AM

    Received 12 June 01:53am You have been awarded R275,000 from RICA annual award with no:103RYP. Contact:0739545773 from 8am-5pm mon-sat to receive your award.

  • m6 8 Jun 2015, 10:05 AM

    received on Fry 05/06/2015 and this morning. dear sim owner, you have been awarded R275,000 from RICA 2015 annual awards with ref NO: 011RYP, contact 0786113712, this is a scam people.

  • Mnotho 3 Jun 2015, 11:03 AM

    Just received the same SMS You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0738925783 from 8am-5pm mon- sat to receive your award. From cell number: 0834055494.

  • Delia Ford 3 Jun 2015, 09:10 AM

    Received from 02788911324 You have been awarded R250 000 from RICA annual awards with Ref No. RSA445. Contact 0631045123 from 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Sat to receive your award Why can these people not be traced through their cell phone numbers you can bet it would be done if a law abiding citizen needed to be traced.

  • ZIYENI 2 Jun 2015, 09:22 AM

    THE VERY SAME MESSAGE WAS SENT TO REGINA MHOLO ON THE 13TH MAY 2015. THESE PEOPLE ARE REAL DUMB-ASSES!

  • ZIYENI 2 Jun 2015, 09:13 AM

    I HAVE ALSO RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE:YOU HAVE BEEN AWARDED WITH R175,000.FROM RICA ANNUAL AWARDED WITH REF/NO:015RP CONTACT THE AGENT MRS.ZAMA ON 0734398139 FOR CLAIM. THESE PEOPLE THINK I AM STUPID. HOW CAN I WIN IF I DIDN'T ENTER ANY COMPETITION? NONSENSE!

  • Glen2 2 Jun 2015, 08:39 AM

    I have just received the sms that I won R250 000 Rica annual award. This is a scam. SAPS need to intervene urgently

  • RUBY SOUWITZSKY 1 Jun 2015, 07:46 AM

    I was contacted by rica award 250,000ref.909RSA Mr.C Linus 0733008238.

  • Keatlaretse 29 May 2015, 02:00 AM

    just received the sms: You have been awarded R298,000 from RICA annual award with ref:k169. Contact your agent Andile Dlamini on 0785848368 to receive your award.

  • Johan107 27 May 2015, 02:54 PM

    I also got the same email. How do Nigerians get our contacts?

  • T.J.Theunissen 25 May 2015, 10:02 AM

    Have just received an SMS reading "You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with ref No RSA445.Contact 0631045123 from 8am - 5pm mon-sat to receive your award." As I suspect a scam I consulted the internet and came up with your website.

  • Neal McKenna 22 May 2015, 12:16 PM

    It's May 22 and this message is still doing the rounds: "You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0631045123 from 8am-5pm mon-sat to receive your award." from 0632517131. Shouldn't the cops be investigating this by now?

  • comment by se 21 May 2015, 01:28 PM

    and ca rol said I must buy an airtime of r120 of mtn strictly and and she ordered that I must give her a call before loading it. I did so and she continue saying transfer process is on. and I must contact mrs botha on o735286563 or dr eric on 0630758635 for more details I did so.but they emphasize that I should pay that 1999.first for it is for insurance and tax. please investigate how true is it

  • comment by se 21 May 2015, 01:25 PM

    and corol said I must buy an airtime of r120 of mtn strictly and and she ordered that I must give her a call before loading it. I did so and she continue saying transfer process is on. and I must contact mrs botha on o735286563 or dr eric on 0630758635 for more details I did so.but they emphasize that I should pay that 1999.first for it is for insurance and tax. please investigate how true is it

  • Dave McCullough 18 May 2015, 06:57 AM

    Had the same sms, from 0788918103, I had to contact Andile Dlamini on 0732497937 from 8am to 5pm to receive my R298 000 award, perhaps the police need to create a sting operation and track their payment to find the sob

  • wessel 15 May 2015, 12:06 PM

    This is a big fuc.ing lie I just received the same sms

  • Werner8 15 May 2015, 08:59 AM

    I got this sms today "You have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0631045123 from 8am-5pm mon- sat to receive your award." from 0632517131

  • Lizette4 15 May 2015, 07:13 AM

    DEAR CELL OWNER, WE NOTICED THAT YOUR R295,000.00 IS STILL UNCLAIMED FROM RICA REWARD. REF NO:(RRG7) FOR PAYOUT,CONTACT HELP LINE ON: 0733690931.TS CS APPLY.

  • IRILL HUMPHREY VAN NIEKERK 14 May 2015, 06:38 PM

    this message was received on 13/05/2015...You have been awarded R298,000. from RICA annual reward with ref no :k169 Contact Andile Dlamini on 0785848368 from 8am - 5pm Mon - Fri to receive your award

  • AP Shange 13 May 2015, 04:23 PM

    I received an sms now 13 May saying I've won 295000 on rica annual award and I was so happy thinking I will get money to buy myself a house. When I get to internet it seems as if most people have commented on same thing. I'm very disappointed

  • Regina Mholo 13 May 2015, 03:17 PM

    You have been awarded with R175000, from Rica annual awarded with Ref /no:015RP contact the agent Mrs Zuma on 0835207132 for claim.

  • Alton Hoffman 11 May 2015, 06:59 AM

    I received a msg stating that i have been awarded R250,000 from RICA annual awards with Ref no: RSA445. Contact 0631045123 from 8am-5pm mon-sat to receive your award. Whats up with this nonsence, how can we stop this kind of robberies?

  • Regina 7 May 2015, 10:45 AM

    received sms last night final notice" you have been awarded 375,000 from Rica annual award with no: RAZA 0101.Contact on 0785882343 from 8am-5pm to receive your award sms came from 0787844683 phoned both numbers there was no answer this is very annoying and irritating because you can't catch these monkeys

  • Deon18 24 Apr 2015, 04:04 PM

    Pls publish this because people must know. It pisses me off that I keep getting these crap msgs to say I've been awarded money. Today 24/4/2015 @ 15H57 I received a sms stating I've been awarded R298,000 from RICA annuel award Ref: RAZAK169 contact Andile Dlamini 0785848368 the msg came from nr 27630320696

  • E vd Merwe 22 Apr 2015, 11:10 AM

    Received an sms 22/4/15 with ref. no Ric161SA to call 0827619294 to clame R350,000.00 I have called. this no. I have send my detales .Name , adres, and ref. no. for the cheque to be delivered on the 2nd of May 2015. What now is this a scam.?? How do I handel this. Please help.

  • PP 15 Apr 2015, 03:11 PM

    Received a message from 0813906952 and was asked to contact Johanna van Zyl or Thabo Dodd on 0825301578. Idiots

  • v.l mlambo 15 Apr 2015, 09:41 AM

    i have received the sms today in the morning from 0717892729 it was saying i have awarded from rica ref/no 015rp agent mrs zama on 0835207132 guys how can these people play with us while we need the money roughly.

  • makeneuoe 30 Mar 2015, 07:07 AM

    I also have recieved an sms which states that I have recieved award of M250,0000.00 Ref:RSA445 and was also told to call 0738925783 from 08.00 to 05.00 to recieve my award.

  • Marius21 27 Mar 2015, 09:24 AM

    Got a sms this morning with the same thing must buy airtime R110 then phone the again with my adress cel no the in 48 hours the cheq will be del to me

  • jeremy jude naidoo 26 Mar 2015, 06:41 AM

    recieved a msg 2day ,i have won bla bla bla . . . Just wanting to knw ,did any1 actually recieve any money ? Lol

  • B Mokgosi 19 Mar 2015, 11:43 AM

    This is a scam. I also received sms yesterday 18 march today i phoned them spoke to Ayanda Dlamini and gave her my adress for caurier to deiliver but she asked me to buy mtn voucher for 180rand before they cam proceed with delivery of R199000. Im peniless was looking forward to receive that kind of cash

  • mondlie 19 Mar 2015, 09:22 AM

    I also got msg 2day morning its say i have been awarded R250.000 from RICA annual awards the msg is from 0719102440 and they say i must contact 0738925783 but i was asking myself how can i win whil i was not playing and i hav nevr had of RICA AWARDS yoo u just enter automatical nananaa guys dont let them scam u

  • Username4988 13 Mar 2015, 08:06 AM

    Regarding this RICA awards scams through RICA and cellphone mobile service providers we need to nab these criminals involved in the scams.

  • Mshoezman kagiso 12 Mar 2015, 01:51 PM

    I also received an sms now on the 12th of march 2015 from rica annual award my refference number raza 0101 stating that i have rewarded with R375.000. So i called the number to claim the money, i gave them my names and bank details. Instead of telling me where to collect the money, the woman who i spoke to, told me to go to any shop, it can be spar, shoprite or pick n pay to buy R180 airtime, she said before i could use it i must first call her and give her the details to active my refference number, please help, i smell a scam here.

  • Rochelle4 11 Mar 2015, 12:22 PM

    i also received the sms from 082 761 92 64 and told them where to stuff the money

  • E Steyn 6 Mar 2015, 10:35 AM

    Receive sms this morning from 07632195845 Mrs Zama You have been awarded with R175000 from Rica anual award. Contact Mrs Zama at 0835207132 for claim

  • L.H 4 Mar 2015, 11:16 AM

    I also received that sms from rica annual rewards, stating ihave won R295 000 when i contact them they ask me if iwant the money in the bank or cheque so ichoose cheque. They said to me courrie sevirce will send the money to my adress bt imust pay R2000 in oder for them to deliver. Bt unfortunatly ihad no money nd so they said iwill never get the cheque unless i pay for delivery. That is when iknew they are jst scames

  • di2 3 Mar 2015, 08:26 AM

    Did anyone actually get the money

  • Emile5 3 Mar 2015, 06:26 AM

    My mom of 70years just called me and told me se has already paid Johanna van Zyl R8000 in total and they want more to send her the R250000. She only told us now that nothing is happening. What can be done to get the money back and stop this crime.

  • Vee Zee 24 Feb 2015, 07:07 AM

    Also received sms as above, said to contact van zyl or dodd. Guys, please don't respond to these, they're scams. Legitimate companies won't ask for your banking details, they'll print a cheque for you. Just delete the sms and carry on with your day. Also, when companies are running competitions, these are widely publicised on all media platforms. Please be careful guys

  • terence3 24 Feb 2015, 04:59 AM

    Hi i have received the same sms is this true or just a scam pls help

  • G Stoltz 23 Feb 2015, 08:31 AM

    Received the same sms today from a Mrs Johanna van Zylor Thank Dodd on 082 530 1578

  • E Manuel 23 Feb 2015, 07:47 AM

    This morning at 07h26 date Mon 23 Feb 2015 I received sms that I have been rewarded R250000 from RICA annual award. I spoke to Johanna van Zyl at 0825301578. Thabo Dodd is the other contact person. Johanna told me to go to any Spar or PicknPay to buy R275 vodacom airtime. Once I have the airtime I should not use it but call her instead to give my banking details or address.. This doesn't sound right at all. If its scam, please stop these people.

  • Username7873 21 Feb 2015, 11:15 AM

    on the 21st februart 2015 have received an sms written that i have won R275 000 from rica annual awards i must call this number 0786129427 to claim my award..Ref no 011RYP.i called them n they said i must give them my banking details. Please help me because i thought this was real and i have given them my details

  • Mbesa Philani 19 Feb 2015, 12:44 PM

    BB,are answering my question

  • Mbesa Philani 19 Feb 2015, 11:18 AM

    I have sent my details, is this promotion TRUE?

  • Mbesa Philani 19 Feb 2015, 11:13 AM

    I called the number & sent my wining ref no,my names & my bank details today the 19th

  • Mbesa Philani 19 Feb 2015, 11:07 AM

    On the 18 th of February I have received an sms,written that U have won R300-000,my Ref no is: RICI 161 SA,it was coming from this cell no 0827619294. I call this cell no the Man said to me over the foune I must send my ref no,my name & account details. I don't know whether this is TRUE or NOT. Please help me

  • BB 1 Feb 2015, 04:55 PM

    Perhaps it is real, - did you call the number to claim your award and if so what happened?

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