Nokia Competition Scam

I got an sms this morning : From 0720348184Congratulation! Your cell no' was among the lucky winners of R150,000.00 from NOKIA yearly promotion.Ref no: ak1109NP CALL @ 0833301110  to claim prize.
This is a scam !

Report ID: 1558
Crime Category: Other
Province: Gauteng
Suburb: Lonehill
Address: JHB
Crime Date/Time: 31 Oct 2011, 00:10 AM
Reported By: Username1558
Reported Date: 31 Oct 2011, 07:10 AM
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  • ash3 5 Dec 2014, 10:13 AM

    NOKIA YEARLY PROMO. YOU HAVE WON R350.000 SA24 - Contact 083 438 2344.

  • Franz 16 Apr 2014, 02:42 PM

    SPAM from the same number 0832082174 083 208 2174 was sent to my phone today. a supposed win of R450,000 from Coca Cola Yearly Promotion... Can't somebody catch those spammers?

  • Debra2 25 Nov 2013, 11:56 AM

    Also got sms that I won money. No compition ever asks the winner to pay any fees towards collecting prizes. Why does Nokia not get all the details from the people receiving these sms's and do something about it?

  • Saa 8 Nov 2013, 08:47 AM

    Heee!! i've just received that sms now in my new sim card and i asked myself where the hell did they get my new no, that i won 95 000 i must call Lerato to claim it at 0604908957.police must do something with this please.

  • Dee6 1 Nov 2013, 11:00 AM

    I have had several of these so called sms on my phone and my husband's which I find terribly annoying to say the least....... I thought this so called idiot govt of ours said the rica information was to secure of privacy and not to be handed out to all their so called connections to use at a whim.

  • Maud 1 Oct 2013, 11:54 AM

    Why can Nokia not stop this, how the hell do they get our telephone numbers, does it come from having to rika your phone.

  • william11 30 Aug 2013, 10:27 PM

    Stupid Nigerians again with big heads.

  • Chesly 14 Aug 2013, 08:30 AM

    please do something with these foreigners this morning i received and sms saying i have won R200000 from the nokia global competition and i should call Suzan Owen to claim the prize,wen i call with private number the call is rejected but wen i call with my number he answers and tells me to confirm my banking details so that by the end of day the money will be transferred into my acc. When i asked him about giving me a cheque he said they dont give cheques because of the bank fraud that might happen since it's such a large amount that i have won, so to minimise the chances of me losing the money which i have suppositely won they prefer to transfer the money into my account - (Yoh clap ones)

  • Dirk5 21 Jun 2013, 10:13 AM

    I've also received an sms this morning - stating that i've won R195000 from Nokia. I called the person because i know that two friends received the same kinda sms before. you call and have to confirm your ticket number, then you have to call back to choose cheque or EFT. if you choose cheque, you'll never hear from them again. They're thinking that you'll be confirming your banking details. Is there no way that these crooks can be delt with? And then is it a foreigner nogal... You can hear the strong mid-african accent.

  • Nicola Mc Hugh 30 May 2013, 12:03 PM

    I got an sms from 0765704975 and 0782186698. Regarding this Nokia scam. I apparently won R150,000 too.

  • ia Skinner 23 Apr 2013, 11:12 AM

    I have now read all these "comments", but see no reaction, or indication of what has been done about it, so apart from venting your frustration, what can be done about it?

  • landa2 9 Apr 2013, 12:07 PM

    Hi also received that sms of 95000 I did call ms linda she told me to sms my name and adress and didn't ask me for any money nothing just that I would receive my money within 48 hours so is this a scam or what

  • Natasha11 5 Apr 2013, 11:01 AM

    Same story yesterday. i must call Mrs Linda to claim my priz of 95000 on 0604377958

  • Johan97 25 Mar 2013, 06:38 AM

    Received an sms this morning, CONGRATULATIONS:-Your cell no was randomly selected on Nokia PROMOTION. You won R95,000. Ticket no 0166P. Call Mrs Sharon at 0717255940. From 8am to 5pm. As every body is Rika why can they not chatch them ore was rica only a way to make money

  • Lizel5 15 Mar 2013, 08:19 AM

    Received an sms this morning, CONGRATULATIONS:-Your cell no was randomly selected on Nokia PROMOTION. You won R95,000. Ticket no 0166P. Call Mrs Precious 0789533719. From 8am to 5pm. SCAM SCAM SCAM!!

  • drago 6 Mar 2013, 11:13 AM

    i recieved an sms this morning saying my mobile number has won R95 000 in a nokia promotion. ticket number 0169p. call on 0110786713. i replied to the cell number 0741293425 and said "fuck you too"

  • Charmaine23 19 Feb 2013, 08:21 AM

    Rec sms. Thank you for staying with Rica! Your cell number has won you R250.000.00Sponsored by Nokia. Ref:ZA/NK76P 0110797246. Email Call Office Hours. Is this a cam?

  • Username7283 2 Jan 2013, 11:40 AM

    Received SMS: Congratulation! Your phone won R165.999 from Nokia 2013 Promotion.Ref.No.NUK/213. Call Nr. Steve Hill @ 0847839006 to verify and transfer your won prize soon. 2nd SMS: Mrs Van der Merwe your transfer of R165999 to your bank acount is ready! And you are required to pay 1% (R1659) as transfer chrages through our agent's account at FNB. Also fax the slip to 0865359106 and within 35min your transfer will be completed. Regards Mr Steve Hill.3rd SMS: Agent's details: FNB BANK A. Malatji Acc no: 62321631005 Deposit R1659 and fax the slip to 0865359106......

  • Estelle13 2 Nov 2012, 08:56 AM

    Same story - be awake!

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  • steven3 24 Oct 2012, 08:14 PM

    I also got the similar msgs..ref:0059. They said i must call Cindy on 078 617509

  • lorraine lourenco 24 Oct 2012, 08:14 AM

    rec sms this am as well nokia promotion claim no. 0029nkp. is there no way of finding these people. hw come they getting away with this

  • Polokwane 23 Oct 2012, 09:50 PM

    I received the following email:congratulation;your cell No have won R450,000 from coca cola yearly promotion held in uk Ref No SA37 contact Mr Mark 0832082174 for your prize. I then sended the following sms to that number:what about your Nokia scam in 2010 to 2011 I'm not falling for this one ! Do yourself a favor and go and type your number into googles search engine !

  • Cya 26 Sep 2012, 10:44 AM

    Also received the same sms from 0817388379 that i had won R 100,000 in the Nokia yearly promotion, mind you i have never used a Nikia. i called 0719979189 and spoke to Mr Benard(who had a Nigerian accent) who said i must either sms my banking details or buy Vodacom airtime for R 250, to redeem my price...

  • Mandy5 14 Sep 2012, 08:40 AM

    I have just received the same sms as Ian, winning R195000 on tkt no. 0166P, and contact Annah on 0719619164. What a load of rubbish, I don't own a Nokia to start with. These people are so sick and play with our minds. Surely something can be done to catch these total idiots and put a stop to this. How bad does it make the Nokia name as well. Didn't catch me ass holes

  • shane4 7 Sep 2012, 03:34 PM

    it now 09/2012 and i also recieved a sms stating i had won 250 000 this was followed with amanda jacobs as contact person on 0822116092. If this is still going on then nokia should do somthing about it or pay me the amount as i could have been taken for a ride also what about rica ? is it a joke

  • Reggy 6 Sep 2012, 06:46 PM

    I received a sms saying i have won 150 000 to claim i must call this number 0848046389 ref no nk774 and my cell no are 0749414360 or 0732996870 thank you

  • suzanne8 31 Aug 2012, 01:49 AM

    i received a sms this morning 31/8/2012 stating my number had been won 390 pounds in nokia/freelotto.refno:nfl973 to claim send your name email and mobile to, so i googled to find out if there were scams running, saw there were, if its too good to be true then its a scam lol

  • Donald8 20 Aug 2012, 09:15 AM

    I got an SMS with an UK reference number confirming that I've won R450k, I phoned a lady by the name of Jenny Louw and she told me this is in deed a Nokia promotional and it runs till the end of September 2012. Nokia, can you please help us?

  • jim 16 Aug 2012, 10:10 AM

    I got a massege that say:NOKIA: Y ou won R295,000 in Nokia yearly promotion,your Ref/No:0119NKP contact the agent Mr David Wilson on 0781969590 for your prize. I hope Nokia will do something about this scam

  • Isaac14 13 Aug 2012, 04:26 PM

    I also became a victim of sms scarm bt my quetion is what is Nokia doing abaut this

  • DENVER2 2 Aug 2012, 08:48 AM

    got this mail this morning stating i have won an R350.000,00 at 05H30 AM WITH A REFERENCE NO. DO THIS PEOPLE THINK I'M STUPID OR WHAT?

  • Gerrit 27 Jul 2012, 05:11 AM

    Received a sms at 04:58 in the morning stating "CONGRATULATION! UR CELL PHONE NO.HAS WON THE SUM OF R200.000 IN THE NOKIA PROMO.REF/SA01 CALL Miss Lee-anne Jacobs On 0792432235 FOR ACTIVATION & CLAIM." Idiots, still believe that people would fall for their scams, I do not even have a Nokia phone! Ha!Ha!

  • Dudu4 16 Jul 2012, 11:57 AM

    Nokia scam I received an sms this morning which says i have won R250 000 on a Nokia yearly promotion with reference no: 111D38KP and that i must call this no immediately to claim my price:0718121797.I called the number and somebody with a Nigerian accent answered the phone.SAPS must trace this number and go and arrest this thieves.

  • Cornell 10 Jul 2012, 10:02 AM

    I also received a sms this morning 04h27 saying i won R95000.00 from a nokia promotion ticket no.0166p,please call Precious at 0785108848 to claim your price.WHAT THE HELL...PLEASE people cant these people be brought to justice some way or another,there are vulnerable people who fall for these scams and then getting robbed of their hardearned money.Please SAPS try by all means.

  • Kobus8 10 Jul 2012, 09:55 AM

    Received this today NOKIA: You have won R175,000 in Nokia yearly promotion, your Ref/No: 0119NKP. Contact the agent Mr David Wilson on 0781969590 for your prize

  • Pearl5 4 Jul 2012, 10:51 AM

    Received message: " congratulation!!! your cell no. has won the sum of R250 000.00 & NOkia E66 in Nokia yearly promo Ref No SA16NP Call our.on 072 983 7752 for activition & payment." I called and a lady wanted to know which province Im calling from,the phone number and reference no. After giving this information, she says to call back in 20min time as she has to confirm. I checked this out on the website and saw it's a scam but wanted to find out more so.....I called back in 5mins time and said that Im calling to confirm if I won. Was put through to "finance dept" and a guy congratulated me and said in order to receive the money and phone I have to SMS name, address, cell phone no, province and bank details to 072 983 7752. The money will be transferred immediately to the bank and phone posted to address.... WHY ARE THESE PEOPLE STILL OUT THERE!!! I'm sure they just waiting for my details before they change phone numbers again

  • ian21 29 Jun 2012, 11:20 AM

    mine reads congratulation your mobile number has won R195000 on nokia promotion ticket no. 0166p for claim call Annah 0719619164 between 8 5 so i phoned they asked me must they depost in my bank or cheque i said cheque,she said i must buy R110 vodacom air time send the code to active the ticket.i said buy your own air time and put the phone down(scam)

  • justin10 27 Jun 2012, 01:18 PM

    I got that dam sms today at work.scam, scam,scam

  • Denise 8 Jun 2012, 11:29 AM

    Received sms today won R950000 in the nokia yearly mobile promo call Sandra Atkins on 0789554898 with reference number NK265 for claims. Time they were caught. Date: 8 June 2012

  • Julie6 11 Apr 2012, 02:49 PM

    Received an sms same as above comments. 0781565870 for claims. Have received several before... but really sick of it! Hope they get caught!

  • lerato30 2 Apr 2012, 09:55 AM

    I have also receive the same message with ref no asking me to buy an MTN airtime for R180.00. What is all this. I spoke to a guy with in indian accent called Paul Benson, he told me that their processes say an airtime of R180.00 has to be bought before the send the documents to accounts department.

  • prathana 29 Mar 2012, 09:46 PM

    i recieved the same sms from mrs khumalo for R450 000. its all a scam. why rica if theyy are going to publish it to these nigerians.

  • Lizel5 27 Mar 2012, 10:36 AM

    Received an sms this morning that I won R250,000.00 in a Nokia competition and to call a mrs Khumalo to claim the prize. I don't have a Nokia so I know it's a scam. Please be alert and careful...only we can stop them by alerting one another as they will always try their luck, don't let them...

  • Lulu5 26 Mar 2012, 02:52 PM

    I receive a sms this morning saying congrats u'r mobile no has won R250, 000 on this Nokia Year Promotion with ticket No 0166p call on 0820560732 for your cast prize from 8am to 6pm. So I call and they told me to sms my banking details but I must first buy R250.00 airtime before they can deposit the money.

  • pierre andre2 20 Mar 2012, 11:14 AM

    just an update: I recieved the banking details from Mark regarding me making a payment to secure my Nokia e72 and the R150 000. Yay!!!!!! the details that were sms,d to me are :RC MAKWAKWA 62344827798. first national bank africa 250655. Fax your slip to 0027865438843. the fact that this looks like a personal account means that should I ever deposite the R1885 in to secure the so called nokia e72 and the R150 000, I would never get to see either and would be less the R1885. I,m sure he is making a lot of money off desperate people who fall for these cons. with best regards.

  • pierre andre2 19 Mar 2012, 04:01 PM

    I recieved a sms from a cell phone number 27768173427 SAYING CONGRATULATIONS!! YOUR SIM nO WON R150 000 & NOKIA e72 in our nokia promo with ref no:012kq for claim call mr mark on 0727539667 for ref activation thank you. I called and chatted to Mark and was asked for my banking details and postal address so they could send me my Nokia E72. He did seem to have some of my personal details which I would love to know where he got them from. After giving an old empty bank account I was sms,d that I must pay R1885 for insurance approval cetrificate transfer charges and delivery of my Nokia E72 because the money was insured. I smsd them back for there banking details as I would like to nail these people who try and take us for a ride. waiting for there email response..

  • wilma2 6 Mar 2012, 11:01 AM

    My husband received a messages this morning saying he won R450 000-00 in a Nokia promo comp. Ref nr 0166Z and the message was form Lucia Khumalo 0782557093

  • JD4 24 Feb 2012, 12:02 PM

    Every month after pay I receive an SMS saying Congratulation (no s) mind you your phone number won 450 000.00 from Nokia Promotion with ticket no 0166p. Please call Lucie Khumalo on 0828422163. This is scam they obtain your bank details ad empty your account. This needs to stop as it happens every motnh

  • Sushilla 23 Feb 2012, 08:45 AM

    Congrads UR SIM no has won R95000 and a nokia E65 phone in the Nokia Yearly promotion code no YX2 Call Melesa or Lucky to receive ur money 0719333319 0822181434 sms from 0712622872

  • Nicole8 22 Feb 2012, 08:45 AM

    I received the same sms. How could I win a Nokia competition if I don't have a Nokia? I feel sorry for people who aren't as witty and alert like we are. People who have nothing and are desperate for money will jump at this and that's the sad part.

  • Beebz 20 Feb 2012, 12:49 PM

    I have just recieved an sms saying I won R250 000, and I must call 078 672 8973 to claim my can that be? I have not entered any competition let alone having a Nokia cellphone because apparently the competition is a "Nokia yearly Promotion". They told me to buy R220.00 worth of airtime and then call them back to activate my refference number...what utter nonsense is that...I might be blonde but my brains work.....*pissed for days*

  • MH2 16 Feb 2012, 08:55 AM

    Received an SMS at 21:21 14 fEB : CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS BEEN RANDOMLY PICKED IN NOKIA YEARLY PROMO. YOU HAVE WON R950,000.00 REF NO:NK265 CONTACT 0789107611 FOR CLAIMS. This happens regularly and normally late at night. Surely these guys must have been RICA'd. Hopefully someone will do something about this - thanks!

  • KG3 14 Feb 2012, 11:03 AM

    I got an sms this morning saying "Your mobile has won R450 000 on Nokia Promotion with ticket no 0166p for claim call Mrs Lucia Khumalo on 0782557093 from 9am to 5pm" I have never participated in any NOKIA PROMOTION competition nor am I a Nokia user. This is bizzare and it seems to be a scam. WATCHOUT!!! PASOP!!!

  • Hentie 6 Feb 2012, 12:29 PM

    Wife got a sms claiming she won R95000.00.The contact nr to claim are 0781570665 ref. NK72K When I phoned the guy told me to send R220.00 airtime so that the ticket can be activated. HAHAHA don't think so.

  • Ann9 6 Feb 2012, 10:43 AM

    Got an sms from 0760260615 also saying I won R95 000. Said that you have to call Nelson at 0838723915 to claim your prize Seriously, do they think people are stupid!?

  • Lofty 6 Feb 2012, 09:20 AM

    Kevin called and wants my banking details for this NOKIA competiton 0793860050

  • Lofty 6 Feb 2012, 09:18 AM

    I received a SMS winning R95000 Damn

  • SHANE11 19 Jan 2012, 01:16 PM

    received sms stating i won R950 000-00 in a nokia promo. i should contact Jassy Atkins, 0835506989, ref NK24.MESSAGE CAME FROM CELL NO:0726120172.Wanted me to sms banking details, i said i would collect winnings. The lady gave me the address, 95b Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein.she sounded like a chinese person. F#CKING IDIOTS

  • Ashbob 19 Jan 2012, 11:19 AM

    Got the same SMS last night stating that I won R295.000 in a nokia competition but the funny thing is.....the SMS does not show up in my inbox....very weird.

  • Candice 20 18 Jan 2012, 01:40 PM

    I received a message yesterday, informing me of winning R450,000.00 prize with the Nokia Yearly SIM Promotion, to contact Anderson on 0797444047, from 072 772 7072 with Ref: NP302, to claim and activate my prize..... Suffice to say, no answer, after phoning a number of times, I decided to do some investigation... Thank you all for posting your incidents, at lease we all have been able to prevent, possible fraudulent transactions from taking place... Thumbs up for your posts...

  • Cornell2 18 Jan 2012, 12:53 PM

    I got the same sms! Congratulations1 Your sim card has won you (R175 000) from our Rica yearly promotaion 2012, Call your Claim Agent Mr. Kelvin Smith on 072 210 5234 for assistance.

  • Sakhile 13 Jan 2012, 12:23 PM

    got th same bull shit. Fuck these Nigerian and this Fucken RICA. I have owened this card for less than a month but its already be scammed up. Fuck government mxm

  • Franklin 23 Dec 2011, 10:28 AM

    I received a message this morning saying I have won R95.000 through a Nokia sim Promo.I was told to contact someone.

  • Jeff 2 8 Dec 2011, 03:48 PM

    i got the same sms and i phoned a lady picked up the phoned she then referred me to certain guy to whom i must leave my account number and the initials, he also told me to buy 539 vodacom airtime.i told him that i'm not working why don't they just deduct that money from my prize as they are the promoter. Please guys be aware of fucken foriegners they think they are clever.

  • DUX 8 Dec 2011, 09:57 AM

    i recieved an sms saying i won R245,000 in nokia end of year promotion ref agent Mrs Cloe on 0712025803.

  • rita15 2 Dec 2011, 03:34 PM

    SMS Congratulations!!!your no was among the lucky winners on the nokia yearly promotion. You won, R250,000.00 Ref No 0011KP. Call agent miss Amanda on 0732800845 for your cash price and to activate your ref no immediately from 08 am. Phoned her she asked me for my cell no and I gave it to her, hope it was not a fatal mistake, she then asked me how she must transfer the money, bank or cheque. I asked for cheque was instructed to buy 2x R110 airtime but not activate it and must phone her back. Phoned her again and she asked me for serial no of voucher and obviously did not give it to her.

  • sandy14 30 Nov 2011, 11:20 PM

    Congratulation, your sim number has won R250,000 and Nokia E65 phone in our nokia yearly promotion, your ticket number is yd27. Call mr Robinson Mark. 0832082174 for your prize and make sure your ticket number is activated, before transfer. That was the sms I received. Grammar mistakes let the cat out of the bag, otherwise I would have called.

  • JouMaSe 23 Nov 2011, 06:36 AM

    Just got that sms now. Why can't these numbers be traced since there's RICA?? That's what we RICA'd for right, or is that classified information?? Message to you, you Nigerian cunts, go back home!! Jou ma se !!!

  • phuthas 22 Nov 2011, 07:41 PM

    My colleague got similar sms And he phoned and the lady asked him to buy R110 vodacom voucher and send the voucher pin to them. Is RICA selling our numbers to these Damn nigerians?

  • inge 21 Nov 2011, 08:13 PM

    Got sms this afternoon Congratulaltion! Your mobile no has won R450 000 on NOKIA PROMOTIION with ticket no 0166p for claim call Mrs. Lucia khumalo on 078 810 3846 from 8am to 5pm. WTF where do these people get your number?

  • Hannes6 16 Nov 2011, 11:13 AM

    I also got an sms this morning reading "CONGRATULATION! Ur mobile no. has won u R 150,000 in NOKIA YEARLY PROMOTION with ticket no. P286, for claims call: on 0797682206" Who can do something about this?

  • Ametto 8 Nov 2011, 02:40 PM

    I got the same scam. It required me to e-mail my detail to Please inform your friends.

  • nINA2 7 Nov 2011, 08:04 AM

    I also got an sms this morning reading NOKIA PROMO CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE WON R250,000.00. FOR NOKIA YEARLY PROMOTION WITH REF NO PSK1619 PLEASE CONTACT MY JOYN ON 0712921365 FOR YOUR CLAIM. Firstly I don't even own a Nokia, so who the hell is selling these people our cell numbers. Why can these people not be proscute

  • Sthe4 3 Nov 2011, 11:10 AM

    I received an sms as well saying that i won R196000 and i phoned that person his name was Mr James Moeer but when i spoke to him i realised that was a nigerian and he said i need to pay R1960-00 so that they can deliver my cheque,i told them that bull why dont thy deduct the money from the money i have won??i told them to go to hell

  • HUGO7 3 Nov 2011, 08:54 AM

    Received similar scam SMS today and they are using again Mr Williams who is black and most probably a Nigerian. R150 000 won. Bull dust a person do not win anything without entering a competition and second to this how do they know what type of phone I have. Scam written all over!!!. Is the Goverment and so called Rica helping these blokes by not tracing them and do something about it?

  • Riaan22 3 Nov 2011, 08:31 AM

    SMS - CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS BEEN RANDOMLY PICKED IN NOKIA YEARLY PROMO. YOU HAVE WON R950,000.00 REF NO:NK265 CONTACT 0783728454 FOR CLAIMS. I also got the message with the same referance number... It is funny that so many people get to win the money....Definitly a scam

  • Monika 2 1 Nov 2011, 10:24 AM

    I received an SMS yesterday. CONGRATULATIONS!!! You are a lucky winner of R350,000.00. Your Rica Number was Ballotly Selected in Uk-NOKIA Yearly Promo. Call Michael @0718235940. Ref: 014uk

  • Petro van Vreden 31 Oct 2011, 10:23 AM

    SMS - CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS BEEN RANDOMLY PICKED IN NOKIA YEARLY PROMO. YOU HAVE WON R950,000.00 REF NO:NK265 CONTACT 0783728454 FOR CLAIMS. So I did phone and a lady answered. I told her I have reported this crime and she was very rude. She told me that they are not scared of the police and that I am now wasting her time. Well they are not scared of you so they will carry-on scamming people. - Feel sory for those who gets caught by these ass......

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