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Report ID: 775
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: cellphone
Crime Date/Time: 04 January 2011, 6:00AM
Reported Date: 04 January 2011
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The Incident

I received an SMS stating:

Congratulations ! Your mobile number has won you R350,000.00. In COCA COLA YEARLY PROMOTION. Check No: CP/231SA. Call Mr Anthony Floyd on 073-835-5148. For claims.

I checked on and this is a scam. How do we get this cell phone number blocked so that other people who received this SMS can't be defrauded.

Mark as SPAM/Inappropriate


Comment by: elizabeth mthibi

I received an SMS Coca Cola have rewarded you (355.000) call Anita Paul 0833706558 for your claim 8AM to 5PM. When I called her she said where did i register my sim-card from there she hang up the phone, i keep on trying and trying, she don't take my calls anymore.

Date: 26 May 2015

Comment by: Piet Bosua

Received sms stating Coca cola rewarded me 355000. I phoned the Kate person at 0784339080 and she said she is in Cape Town and if I sms my address to her she will send me a cheque. She stated her full name as Kate Botha.

Date: 6 February 2015

Comment by: David

coca cola have rewarded you R95,000 with brand new polo vivo car, ref no C166P contact mr nelson on 0604576668 from 8am to 5pm for claim SCAM!!!!!!!

Date: 7 January 2015

Comment by: Manus

On the 11 December 2014, 9h08 I received a sms which stated " Coca Cola have rewarded you (355,000) with ref No SA77 Call Jane 0786127735 for your claim 8am to 5pm. A scam

Date: 11 December 2014

Comment by: Ronel Otto

I received an SMS Coca Cola have rewarded you (355.000) call Jane 0786127735 for your claim 8AM to 5PM. When I called her from a landline and she wanted my cell no. As I refuse she told me to never phone her again.

Date: 18 July 2014

Comment by: KARTHICK

I have received an sms from 8882920783 that says i have won 10crore and 35 Lakhs rand from coke global rewards.please in this prize gifted my home and my address is ELLAPPAKUTTAPATTI,MARAMPATTI(POST),UTHANGARAI(TK),KRISHNAGIRI(DISTRICT)AND MY MOBILE NO IS 9842255071 NAME:KARTHICK SEX:MALE

Date: 2 July 2014

Comment by: GINA CRISP

I have received an sms from 0815790516 that says I have won half a million rand from coke global rewards. I called james and told him to go and do this in Nigeria he sounded foreign.

Date: 12 April 2014

Comment by: waqar

i recived sms from 03352658429,ithinkhat who,s t oples

Date: 27 March 2014

Comment by: CLAUDIA

I received an sms from a guy named Mr Jeff. Congratulations your cell number has won R550 000 in our COCA COLA yearly promotion ref no: SA088 contact Mr Jeff on: 083 7488 257 for your prize

Date: 26 March 2014

Comment by: liesie

I just got one now for R500,000 - i know this is a scam but i called the Peter dude and whats scary he did not even sound professional . i asked wht all he needed for me to get the moola and he said he needs my full name and age and what occupation i do and my banking details.

Date: 25 March 2014

Comment by: Keba

I received a message telling me I got 250 000 winnings because I Rica'd my sim card. PATHETIC, we need to find a way to get these people to stop harassing our private lines!! Its actually really scary!

Date: 25 March 2014

Comment by: francisquil chano

I heve been granted usd500,000.i contact Mr. Lawrencemy name is framcisquil chano

Date: 12 February 2014

Comment by: Rebecca motokolo

me too i have receive massage said that i have won R5oo,ooo,oo 2013 i suprise beacouse i did not enter any competition people washout for scam like this my Ref no is ZAC101 CALL James contact no 0815790516 . date 13.12.2013

Date: 14 December 2013

Comment by: Daphne

I also received on right now... and to think they still catch ppl out like this...

Date: 3 December 2013

Comment by: Reanie

Received sms from 27818776725 saying I had won R250,000-00 in Coca Cola 2013 yearly PROMO with Ref B40 for claims call 0218365502 or email

Date: 3 December 2013

Comment by: mhamad ahmad diab


Date: 27 November 2013

Comment by: Louis van Wyk

It Looks like Mr.Lawrence changed his name now to Danielle.I received a sms this morning congratulating me of winning R500,000.00 in the Coke 2013 Festive Award.Ref No:ZAC 101.So I went to a public phone booth and phoned Danielle and demand from him a cheque to be delivered at a fake bank address.He just put the phone down in my ear.Asshole!!!

Date: 20 November 2013

Comment by: Irene

I just got this.... RICA AWARD!!! your sim card has won R112,000 & a laptop in RICA/COCA COLA promo. REF no. L650UK for activation & claims. Call centre on 0840197291... Now please tell me what the hell is the point of going through all the hassle of getting ur sim cards RICA'd when a person still gets spammed by shit like this? And the worst of all is that there are desperate ppl who fall for this cause desperately need the money. I really cant see anything being done about this!

Date: 8 November 2013

Comment by: Gerry

I am so disapointed, because my SIM only won 95000, everybody else got up to 500000 Why not me,I am so sad -- shove it Mr. Lawrence

Date: 11 October 2013

Comment by: ahmad

iam from lebanon,new number for this scam 353874144665,27611814362

Date: 5 October 2013

Comment by: Nothi

I just received the sms "Congratulations! you have won an amazing cash-prize of R500,000.00 from 2013 Coke Global Rewards. For payment contact James on 0817054744 with REF:ZACC1011" This scam is going on for too long.Its annoying. I didn't even bother calling the number coz I see here it sometimes belongs to Patrick, sometimes to Lawrence etc.

Date: 18 August 2013

Comment by: Heather

I think when you do contact them you must actually tell them that you know it's a scam and will report it to the police. I've also received the same message this morning that I've won R500000...

Date: 15 August 2013

Comment by: Ronnie

I also received an sms on 12 dis month frm (0818787015) saying dat i,ve won R450.000, to claim mi prize frm mr charlse.When I call,I spoke to a woman,telling me dat she can help on behalve of charlse.Dat's nonsence.

Date: 13 August 2013

Comment by: ashneel prasad

i also had this stupid fraud massage saying i have won 2million USD and have been requested to visit WWW.COCALAP.COM which not even a real website and have been asked to contact MR. Steve Moreo on 2761092198 and also been mentioned a

Date: 5 August 2013

Comment by: Rose Andersen

Received sms from 27799732455 saying I had won R250,000-00 in Coca Cola 2013 yearly PROMO with Ref B40 for claims call 0218365502 or email SCAM OF NOTE.

Date: 2 August 2013

Comment by: Tom Ramdin

I received the following sms : Congratulations you won an amazing cash prize of R 500,000.00 from 2013 Coke Global Rewards. For payment contact James on 081 705 4744 with REF : ZACC101

Date: 31 July 2013

Comment by: JOHAN


Date: 28 May 2013

Comment by: girly

I am from zimbabwe and I received an sms saying I had won usd500,000 in a coca cola award held in sa.I was shocked how could that happen they gave me an email to claim my price ,I did and it was replied with the real head office of cola cola head office address nd details.with a Mr lawrence Gray s details nd his number.and its not available This scams are rlly sick please south africa do something your crime rate is so high and serious yrcountry is not safe at all. Do something before some clueless victims get rlly hurt

Date: 27 May 2013

Comment by: John

New number for this scam 27 835539561

Date: 15 May 2013

Comment by: Gift

tjo!! i recived an sms saying ive won R500,000 through Coca Cola Global Promotion, i must call mr wesely on 0610878587 but the sms was from 0817599519. the dude is a foreigner, he then says i must sms my banking details. tjo really now!!!

Date: 8 May 2013

Comment by: tanga

I see people have been complaining about the same issue since 2011,and now its 2013 I received the sms today.I give up with justice system in south africa. They are so many complaints on this website about the same funken people who are scamming us,and yet again its been two years now and nothing has been done. So much for wasting our time going to rica our sim cards

Date: 16 April 2013

Comment by: del mar

This people must think we r stupid,bt by the looks of things they r the ones who r stupid. I also received the same sms saying I won 2,000,000 usd i did not think that this is scam thats why i entered all my details in the site that they given in me. Something must be done abt this. omg help me po. im from philippines.

Date: 10 April 2013

Comment by: vusi

This people must think we r stupid,bt by the looks of things they r the ones who r stupid. I also received the same sms saying I won R550 000. I know I never enters any competition that's when I realised that its a scam. Something must be done abt this.

Date: 5 April 2013

Comment by: ahmed

they didn't even ask me to contact them they just asked that i should just right write the code... i hope it is not a joke that will be just cruel

Date: 26 March 2013

Comment by: ahmed

i just received a message from a number that told me to that i won 2.000.000 USD in the COCA COLA PROMO to claim it visit and click claim and enter a certain number, i did that and they said that they are going to vertify it and contact me through email...i called the number and a guy with a weird accent said that i should check my email tomorrow..what should i do?

Date: 26 March 2013

Comment by: Patience

I recieve the sms says congratulation you won R500 000 in the Coca Cola global promotion, contact Mr Wesley on your price money

Date: 26 March 2013

Comment by: Linda

Me too, R250k. Whoop Whoop!! it is sad to say but people out there really fall this....

Date: 18 March 2013

Comment by: Tjaart

I received the same sms but I have a landline number 0218365502

Date: 15 March 2013

Comment by: edith

got a sms your cell won R550.00 coca-cola ref a088 contact garry 0731753716 my number were just given to family and close friends some one on the vodacom side is giving out our numbers must be I had my new no 2 days and people bugging me ???

Date: 12 March 2013

Comment by: The Queen
Comment number for this scam is 078 7559 648. Really?? And with RICA or whatever the cops can't shut it down? Can they do something to the cell itself? My phone has been playing up now?

Date: 28 February 2013

Comment by: Mogomotsi

I recieved sms saying i win concern is why these people r doing this and they are not arrested because there are numbers that i think rica can b able to trace them...this is going too far.they even told me if i dont want cash they can send me a certified cheque..they even have an email address the law do something about this..

Date: 6 February 2013

Comment by: Zhan

So on the 31/01/2013 I recieved a sms form 0812338993... Congratulataion your sim no.has won you R255,000 in cocacola newly promo.ur ref no BB5kp call mr Geoge on 0837627636 for ur claim. I replied Its funny how i dont use this sms and it won money.Please explain.And while your explaining please tell me muhh its gonna cost me to get the amount, via lawyers ect... 2days later i phone mr geoge williams. I gave it a try...was @12:00 gave him R180 mtn airtime... 14:30 i phoned him.. He was about to phone me he said.. The Manger that Handel the money went home he needs to sign it off, i'll have my money 9am 2moro morning. So i went to Google and now i see its a scam... So I phone him and i shat him out... I what my Money Back

Date: 1 February 2013

Comment by: Dario

Hey guys u doing so much better than me I only won R145 000 in this scam. The con artist must be getting cheap? How come he keeps going from 2011 surely he must be getting something out of it? Why don't the cell companies close this down, or do they get revenue from it? ps new scam number 0730328291

Date: 31 January 2013

Comment by: Haley

I received an SMS this morning saying I had won R250 000.00 and I must call Mr. Francess who cant even speak proper English first of all. I challenged him and called him a con artist trying to scam innocent people out of their money. He tried to explain his from Pretoria setting up offices and tried to assure me it is not a scam, he even suggested I call his Head Office in UK, I laughed and told him I work for ABI(which I dont actually, testing him that all) and there is no Head Ofice in the UK. He just put the phone down on me.Mr Francess 0734779861. If you havnt entered a competition you havnt won people!!!

Date: 29 January 2013

Comment by: Nadia

Just received a message - Congrats your phone no won R520,000.00 in Coca Cola Uk Award Promo, Ref No: CC102SA, to claim call Mr. Donald tel 073 458 7954 fax 086 233 1803 email: - do these people think we are stupid!!!

Date: 10 January 2013

Comment by: Nela

Just got an SMS this morning, says nothing about Mr Lawerene or a ref. no. But has the same sort of "scam" feeling about it. Congratulations, you are a WINNER in the Nino's & Coca cola Summer Together promotion. To redeem your prize, please forward this SMS and your details to 0737866125 now. It was sent from the same cell no. What the hell is Nino's and where do they get my number from? How do we stop these idiots. Surely after nearly 2 years of this scam, Coca Cola could do something? They are a huge, well known, loved and trusted brand! This can't be doing them any good? I'm not saying coke has any blame, but put a warning out there, so that we're aware of these on artists.

Date: 27 December 2012

Comment by: Thomas

This scam has even spread over here in Zimbabwe, I received a text mentioning that I have won a Coca-Cola award of $750 000 and I had the greatest shock of my life because I had not entered in any competition of this kind. The number that text to me is 270000000000. Oh!!!! what a number??? Please stop this before someone gets swindled their dear cash since these people will later request for your bank details then will manipulate banks system and may draw money from your account without your knowledge (that is what is called phishing) So things has become so bad over that side.

Date: 5 December 2012

Comment by: Emily

It seems as though Mr. Lawrence is a very busy man trying to scam innocent people. The number left on my cell is 0730328291.

Date: 5 December 2012

Comment by: julian

i also recieved a sms and it said i must call mr lawrence on 0730328291

Date: 30 November 2012

Comment by: julian

i also recieved a sms today(30/11/2012)and he said i must call mr lawrence. please contact me about this promotion

Date: 30 November 2012

Comment by: D.De Bruyn

I received a similiar sms to the one reported above - mobile number:0730328291, Mr Lawrence

Date: 30 November 2012

Comment by: 0843644217

Ha ha I received the shit "call Mr. Morriss 073 627 6386 for your price" Morriss you ass hole get a better job & stop fucking everybody around.

Date: 23 November 2012

Comment by: Hlengie

from 27817809727, time: 10:31 - 22 Nov 2012...Congratulatiions: Your sim number has won R355,000 in 2012 Coca Cola promotion held in UK with SA-77. For claim and fund transfer contact STEVE 073 813 6669...With the internet these days, people must find some other stupid thing to test their cleverness...I mean REALLY

Date: 22 November 2012

Comment by: Roos

From 27728088301 Time 15 November 2012 0936 AM Congratulations! You have won a guaranteed sum of R250,000 in the Coca-cola(UK) Empowerment Draw! Ref# 144UK contact: 021 8391713/

Date: 15 November 2012

Comment by: Elsabe

Just recieved a sms that my cell has won R 450.000 in the Coca Cola Promo. Ref no csa30 What a scam. Bad bad people.

Date: 2 November 2012

Comment by: WIZY

recieved an sms saying i hev won 750 000 us $.......

Date: 29 October 2012

Comment by: Charles

I have received an sms saying that my cell number has won R750 000 in the Coca Cola Promo with ref 046 and then something about call Chris 0732657701 to claim! Sorry Chris, not today?

Date: 24 October 2012

Comment by: franticia

I have received an sms saying that my cell number has won R500 000 in the BigBucks Promo with ref 019 and then something about call Jane 0740684086 to claim! are these guys serious?

Date: 23 October 2012

Comment by: Elzabe

Congratulations! Your cell phone number ha won you the sum of R255,000. In Coca Cola newly SA promo with ref no sa0215cp. For claim call MIKE on 0783160607

Date: 23 October 2012

Comment by: Amanda


Date: 18 October 2012

Comment by: CHRIS

Congratulations your cell phone no have won 275,000 from coco cola yearly promotion held in the UK mr.Danniel 0760999119 for your think I have to question the RICA proses.I have a new unlisted number not been used....How do they get hold of my new cell no just after it was RICA.

Date: 15 October 2012

Comment by: Martie Schoeman

I also received an sms stating that my mobile no has won R145,000.00 in the Coca-cola year end promotion. I had to phone a Mr Lawrence on 0719448766 or 0728361329. I then received an sms from a Mrs Botha from the accounting dept of Coke to say if I want the money eft I must pay in R2789. I am tired of all these shit stuff we are receiving dayling. Please do something about it!!!!!

Date: 11 October 2012

Comment by: JJ

Also received this sms. How foolish of this people! I reacted on a similar sms earlier in the year! Phoned the nr and got a hold of a very rude person. Never give any personal details to these fraudsters.

Date: 8 October 2012

Comment by: christo

Received Similar SMS this morning. Congratulations!! Your Mobile NO has won R145,000 in the Coca-Cola End of Year Promotion, Ref NO:SA019, Contact Mr. Lawrence on 071 944 8766 or 072 836 1329 for Claim.

Date: 2 October 2012

Comment by: carmen

Good day Im in the same position somebody also scamed me by telling me that i have won some money or sumthing so I called them asking this Mr Sammy can the police not investigate he says I need to pay R1000 before I could get my money that is bulshit serouisly.

Date: 28 September 2012

Comment by: Andre

How do I know this is not a scam? Anyway who the hell is this Mr. Lawrence!!! The police should set an example on at least one of the scammers.

Date: 26 September 2012

Comment by: philasande

how they can this mr Lawrence do this to me. yesterday i've recieve a message it says "congratulation!! your mobile number has won R145 000 in the coca cola yearly promotion Ref No : SA019, contact Mr Lawrence on 071 9448 766 or 072 8361 318 for claim".Andthen I call mr lawrence and he ask for the ref no and i gave him andthen he said iwon and he ask my account no and i gave him andhe said the money will be on my bank to day and today i recieve a message that said i must deposit with R2789 and ididnt

Date: 12 September 2012

Comment by: Christelle

Penelope - I got the same message from Mr Ken cell nr 0794750500 - congratulations on rica sum no have won the sum of R295,000. And another from 0812147980 that I've won R450,000 from cocacola"s yearly promotion held in the uk. Ref No yd... - Call Mr Williams on 073 5044 979. Well Mr Williams - I've got 1 thing to say to you - how stupid can you be? Really hope they catch you soon.

Date: 31 August 2012

Comment by: Penelope

These people are cruel..i recived an sms telling that i have won a 960 000 so i must contact ken with my reffernce number. This stupid guy told me to buy a 200 telkom airtime and he will take my bank account and deposit me the money....i said no thanks. People i want these peope to be arrested.

Date: 30 August 2012

Comment by: eXoception

last bt not least, always inform the person next 2u about these and similar scams. Spreading the word doesnt cost much effort and wil prevent the elderly and nt so street smart from falling victims to these con

Date: 28 August 2012

Comment by: eXoception

1st, neva phone back when receiving these sms'z. There hav been cases where you phone and get charged like R5 per minute. 2nd. Report to police asap, rica giv police authority to track/trace numbers. U might think ul waste ur time by goin 2d police, bt once they get caught ur complaint wil b on record to use as evidence....

Date: 28 August 2012

Comment by: Tklar

To give a light, I have just this culprit call and spoke to a lady with sweet tongue. They send SMS from 021 834 9170 claiming to work for PK Internation that is NGO organazation alligned with Cocacola. I have won R250000 and I must buy R110 aitime and give it to her to process payment --thatz bullllly

Date: 28 August 2012

Comment by: marius

Congratulation!! Your mobile No has won R145,000 In the Coca cola yearly promotion,Ref no A019 Contact Mr Lawrence on 0719448766 or 0725119151 for claim En ek het die sms gkry van die nommer +27817445069 Stop die man

Date: 27 August 2012

Comment by: Pule

I also got message that said I won R960 000. Idiot who calls himself Mr Ken, Cell no 073 187 9382. Like Coca cola would ask to be called, RICA fails us once again.

Date: 24 August 2012

Comment by: Qwanthi

I am going through the messages and taking the numbers. I am busy now calling them to go and their mothers just to spoil their day,they think people are idiots.

Date: 17 August 2012

Comment by: Christiaan

got the same sms this morning, knew i was a scam, no one is ever going to do somthing about it, i feel like phoning them and swearing at them but then they have my number,, still going to do it anyway....

Date: 9 August 2012

Comment by: Sarie

Just got a sms, phoned him back, because hey, you never know, I have my dawter's wedding coming up and need the money, hahahaha, same story. "Coca Cola is celebrating 125 years of Happiness, you are one of our lucky winner of R250 000, REF SA147CC. Call Mr Philip 0795590607" You're a very lucky lady, are you happy? Luckily I have access to internet to check while talking to you Mr Philip!!!! Go and take lessons to speak proper English with all the money you've stolen from the other poor stupid people

Date: 8 August 2012

Comment by: Mansell

The saddest part...Its cost mr L under R300 (given that an sms costs about R1) to piss off so many of us!!!

Date: 6 August 2012

Comment by: douglas

poly guard

Date: 5 August 2012

Comment by: lidia

Today 2 Aug 2012: Congratulation!!! Your cellphone number has won R500,000 in the coca cola yearly promo with REF NO 52HSA call mr sam nicolas on 0817364531 for your claim.

Date: 2 August 2012

Comment by: Mike

Received my "CONGRATULATION" (sic) SMS today (1/8/2012). We now have a new landline no - 0218367781. SMS sent from 0767628715. SURELY these people should be traced and receive a bit of "people's justice".

Date: 1 August 2012

Comment by: salome

we also got a sms and almost got in onthe deal how dumb can onebe but its hard time hey! if you ask them for a email adress international is spelled wrong thank goodness i kept m y hard earn moneyand spended it on the people that deserves it :-)

Date: 1 August 2012

Comment by: Mark

My girlfriend, in her excitement on receiving the Coca-Cola SMS yesterday (24 July 2012) gave her bank account number to the lady who answered the phone. A short while later they transferred all her money (about R9000.00) out of her ABSA account into another ABSA account after having duplicated her sim to ,no doubt, receive One Time Pin Codes. Surely if you have not divulged any secret information, the liability lies with the bank and they should just reverse the transaction?. If anyone can shed some info on this, please email me on Thanks in advance. Cheers, Mark.

Date: 26 July 2012

Comment by: Petra

Got sms this morning 05:54 saying: congratulations your cell no have won R450,000 from the coca cola yearly promotion held in UK ref no 0166. contact mr johnson 0783779483 for your claim.

Date: 24 July 2012

Comment by: Joe Smith

Phoned the chop and told him I'm tracking his number. The guy almost had a heart attack.

Date: 24 July 2012

Comment by: LEBO

The scumbag wants R350 MTN Airtime his number is 0787211980 his name is Paul and is faurain They come to our country for that shit I hope they are burnished from South Africa

Date: 23 July 2012

Comment by: SYLVESTER

Same here guys,just received an sms today to call a scumbag by the name of JAMES on 073 438 0552 to claim my R500.000 from coca cola. BE CAREFULL GUYS!!!

Date: 20 July 2012

Comment by: joseph

Ireceived the same sms. Your sim no have been awarded R750000,00 the sms came from 0812848308 and I must contact Amanda on 0721577669 for payment. 19/07/2012

Date: 19 July 2012

Comment by: Frik

Received the same sms with lucky no. C152 and tel. no 021 836 7781

Date: 13 July 2012

Comment by: Sne

Eish I'm said people cause I've recieved the same thing saying I won R304 0000.00. Must I call Mr James for my claim or Mrs Botha. Then got interested, I've phone the numbers they told me to buy R110 vodacom airtime, then I did, then they said I need to deposit R3000.00 For insurance I 've deposited it, three days later got another sms saying I must deposit R6000.00 then I did, now I just recieved another one saying I must deposit R8000.00 in order to get my winning prize.I've just realized now that it's a scam. o God please help ours

Date: 12 July 2012

Comment by: Gatvol

My sms reads: Your mobile number has been selected as the winner of R150,000 from mobile equity promo. Winning Ticket is E19, contact claim centre @ 0784357896 for more info. The number it was sent from is 0796061301, how is it possible that nothing has been done to this person as this is the same number that was used for the Coca Cola scams last year already????

Date: 11 July 2012

Comment by: Anton

Hi I received the same SMS send from 0817311495 call Mr Bernard 0730328291. Is there a way to block these numbers on your phone? Why can't the crime devision trace these numbers?

Date: 7 July 2012

Comment by: Ncube

This is the message I received on the 05-July 2012 by 05:08am (Congradulation your sim no. Has won you R 400 000 in cocacola yearly promo, your ref no-s.a.0044kp, call, patrick on 0789424282, for ur claim. sender: (no name) 0817423068

Date: 5 July 2012

Comment by: evert

mr john are at iet agian on the coca cola promotoin ref no h246

Date: 4 July 2012

Comment by: zera

i received a message that i have won 250000 in cocacola yearly promo 2012.i called the number 0218367682 and they say i must buy R110 vodacom airtime which i bought and called them. they then said i must deposit R18860 insurance and charges.i did not deposit it because i started to suspect that it is a scam..can the service providers help the police to arrest this scammers because you can hear from their acssent that they are foreigners

Date: 4 July 2012

Comment by: Quarek

Same here. Received 5 mins ago. Congratulations!Your Mobile No has won R195 000 from Coca Cola Promotion,TICKET NO 0059 for claims call Mr Chris on 0732845757

Date: 3 July 2012

Comment by: Amosi Damana

I am glad that people tend to know that these smses are scam. Just now I receive one saying, "Congratulations! Your Mobile NO has won R195 000 from COCA COLA PROMOTION. Ticket NO 0059 for claimscall Mr Chris on 073 2845 757. I emmediately checked on internet about this promotion, got nothing. So please try me, try next door.

Date: 28 June 2012

Comment by: Diane

Hi(this is a must read) I just received and sms(0812305788)"Congratulation, your sim no. has won you R400,000 in cocacola yearly promomotion, ref.....,call patrick on 0710205928" so anyway I call back.... just to play along and see what happens... so he explains and gives me the different options of how i would like to receive my money(like im even going to give my banking dertails) so I told him, i want a cheque... so he wanted my address, i gave him a PO box address, he says, "ok dont worry, our courier company will deliver your cheque to you" (lol courier companies do not deliver to PO Box.....duh!!!)anyway, he calls me back and say"I need you to call me back urgently(ABI do not have enough money to call their customers lol)" so still playing alomg I called him, he says "in order to claim your prize, i need you to buy R110 Telkom airtime and sms it to me" so asked him what does me buying airtime got to do with me winning R400,000, he says that is the rules... so I said ok, I'll buy you airtime in the next hour....... now imagine people that are gullable, would have given their home address and would have spent money(that some people dont even have) so that they can win, not realizing its a scam........ we live in an absolute sick world.... where everything is about, lying, cheating, stealing, killing, so much for RICA..... makes you wonder if that was another scam...

Date: 22 June 2012

Comment by: Ian

Also got sms from mr Lawrence today (20/06/2012)Replied to number via sms told him in no uncertain terms what to do with himself Where is RICA ?

Date: 20 June 2012

Comment by: Hans

I also received the same message that i won R500,000 from Coke Global promotion and must contact James @ 0734380552.

Date: 20 June 2012

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