nokia promotion scam

Received 2 SMS's - Congrats.  Your cellphone No. has wond R250,000 on this Year 2012 Nokia promotion withticket no. 0166p call 0721024490 for your prize. Claim 8am - 5:30pm (Mon-Fri) Have not called the number back.  Please follow up

Report ID: 1937
Crime Category: Other
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: Howick
Suburb: Howick
Address: howick
Crime Date/Time: 20 Feb 2012, 00:02 AM
Reported By: Username1937
Reported Date: 20 Feb 2012, 10:02 AM
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  • Mimi2 1 Aug 2013, 09:38 AM

    Same problem.. Also received an sms Nokia promotion winner of 95 000 on the 29th July 2013. And then on the 30th July 2013 you have to pay a sum of R 1570 to claim the money. These people should know that God Almighty sees this. These people think they have a right to scam people that work hard for their salaries. There will come a day when these people will be scammed by their own.

  • MYSTERY 5 Mar 2013, 09:23 AM

    We received sms to say we won R950 000 and laptop from RICA and must call 0784829161 i called the nr now - the lady said Rica hello - your reference nr please. while i checked reference i googled the nr i called and this web opened - strange i asked her why do u say its Rica but i got sms from Nokia on the same nr a month ago, i said go ahead with ur scam im busy tapping ur line and police are on their way and then she dropped the call

  • Username3267 20 Feb 2013, 11:37 AM

    Well, the scam artists are working hard. I also got the sms today that I had won R475,000 Nokia yearly promotion. Contact Mrs. Helen on 0781739362. Sadly for me I did call her and she told me to go buy R180 airtime and call her back. I thought sure, if anything I get to keep the airtime. But no they steal it when you call back and they ask you for the voucher number and then the pin. I asked if I could load the airtime onto my phone and she said, NO. As that happend I realized that I was taken for a ride. So sad that people lie ad steal from us when our country needs for us to unite.

  • sitheni 17 Jan 2013, 11:00 AM

    just recieved a sms Congratulation's you have won R150.000 FROM Nokia Yearly promotion your ticket no 2200kp please contact Linda on 0737414658.please is it a scam i need money

  • Monique18 2 Oct 2012, 12:30 PM

    Same story. Received an sms 04:54 in the morning that my sim number has won R95 000.00 from the Nokia yearly Promotion. Contact your claim agent ( Mr Williams) on 076 9497440 / 011 0711671 for your prize claim and immediate fund transfer. Ticket no is TTTx. I mean really. Who sends an sms that time of the morning.

  • Gary Middleton 28 Sep 2012, 07:09 AM

    Congratulation! Your mobile no has won R450,000.00 on NOKIA PROMOTION with ticket no 0166p for claim call Mrs.Lucia Khumalo on 0781197255 from 8am to 5pm

  • Avril 4 Sep 2012, 12:49 PM

    Just received a sms from a Sonia Owen at Nokia saying I won R150,000. in a global nokia promotion. Contact the cell number to claim. When I called she confirmed the details to me and then said do I want payment via the bank or courier. I said courier and only gave my address with no surname. She said she would confirm by resending an sms. So far no sms received.

  • Johan47 15 Aug 2012, 01:30 PM

    I just received this message as well- "Congratulations Your mobile No Won you R950,000.00. In Nokia online promo held in Uk2012. Call 0739626574for claims with Ref/No Nk02." I called and they want your ID number, bank details and name. Do not become a victim of ID theft.

  • Hazel 8 Aug 2012, 12:27 PM

    I just received this message- "Congratulations Your mobile No Won you R950,000.00. In Nokia online promo held in Uk2012. Call 0730321247for claims with Ref/No Nk09." I called and researched about this but right after sending my banking details. I now know its a scam but I don't know how I'm going to go about stopping them from hacking into my account. Please help

  • Nevan 8 Jun 2012, 07:04 PM

    I received an SMS stating "congrats!Your mobile no has won R250,000 on this NOKIA YEAR PROMOTION with ticket No 0166p call on 0797872890 for your cash prize from 8am to 6pm. I phoned and was told to buy 2 R110 recharge vouchers and SMS the the pin no to activate the the claim. I didn't do that because when I asked them to use the money from the winnings. The call was cut.

  • anna2 5 Apr 2012, 07:53 PM

    be carefull of nokia promotion,names mrs hope.lucia,mrs williams and stonga said to be at nokia centre bellville

  • CHARLENE 10 22 Mar 2012, 09:05 AM

    MY SMS Congratulati ns your mobile no won you R950.000.00 in Nokia on line promo held in Uk 2012 call 0719296320 for claims with ref/no nk027 i did not phone went on internet and see it is a scam

  • zanele12 8 Mar 2012, 01:19 PM

    my sms read as congratulations your mobile no has won R450 000 on Nokia Promotion wuth ticket no 0166p for claim call Mrs Lucia Khumalo on 0782557093 from 9-4pm. Hey upon foning I was asked whether I wanted my money to be deposited through my bank account of through a cheque I opted for a cheque the lady then said to avoid double payment I must but R275 worth of Vodacom Airtm they I confirmed that I she was taking chances

  • neville3 5 Mar 2012, 08:31 AM

    same story, Congratulations! your mobile has won R 450 000.00 on Nokia Promotion with ticket no.0166p for claims call Lucia Khumalo on 078 2557093 from 9am to 4pm. they are in Gateway shopping centre. someone stop them!!!!

  • Stephanie7 2 Mar 2012, 12:02 PM

    i received an sms 02 March - your MOBILE NUMBER won R95,000,00 on Nokia Promotion. Ticket number 0166P -call Precious 0738908074

  • Sharon16 1 Mar 2012, 06:31 AM

    I received an sms 1st March i have won 95000.00 call precious 0738908074 ticket no: 0166P

  • Deon Lotter 28 Feb 2012, 12:17 PM

    Received sms from 27812848246 on 29 Feb has won R950 000.00 fone 0836833641 The person sed that i Must fax info to 0862195017 att Verinica

  • Antjie2 28 Feb 2012, 10:46 AM

    Received the follow SMS on 28 February 2012 - Congratulations! Ur mobile no. has won R450,000.00 frm NOKIA PROMOTION with ticket no.0166p for claim call Lucie Khumalo on 0828422163 from 8am till 5pm for help. - it was sent from 0793942526

  • Suzanne5 28 Feb 2012, 09:16 AM

    Same issue Received an sms stating that my cellphone number has been selected to win R250,000.00 in the 2012 Nokia Promo and to please call Vanessa at 072 439 3720, ticket no 0166p Called the number to get more details and was asked if I would like it transferred with cheque or eft payment. Then was asked to buy a Telkom Prepaid voucher to the value of R200.00 and call her back for details on how to activate my ticket. Have not taken this further.

  • YOLANDI4 27 Feb 2012, 11:50 AM

    I received the scam sms pelase can someone sort these guys out, how many peol

  • Username1956 24 Feb 2012, 12:42 PM

    i receieved an sms saying Congradulations, you have won R195 000. from nokia promo with ticket number 0166P. For claim call Mrs Lucia 0838982178 from the number 0792439074. This is really scary and and should be taken seriously.

  • Khayalethu 24 Feb 2012, 12:12 PM

    Guys there is a serious problem of scam in our country,my mom received several sms's say she won 450.000 rands,she must deposit 3500.00 Rands,I ask her to give me the details.I called those people,her name is Susan in Durban, she told me is working for Skyports Agency,Nokia Promotion,they are based in Gateway shopping centre.Those guys are eating poor people's money guys,I warn everyone who received these sms.I was so vigilant to ask my mom and see these things at early stages.

  • Tanja Coetzer 24 Feb 2012, 12:01 PM

    I also received the same sms on monday 20 Feb 2012 only the claim agent was a Mr. Williams on cell no 0826613378 and ticket number TTTX. Have not called the number. People should know if they have themselves entered any competition and if you have to pay money to get money it will be a scam.

  • mase 23 Feb 2012, 03:58 PM

    on the 20th of feb 2012 received sms congratulations your mobile number has won you R950, Nokia online promo held in Uk2012.Call Rose Smith on 0784829161 for claims with Ref/No Nk03.already called the number on the 22 of Feb 2012 and received another sms saying I should buy vodacom airtime worth R275*2 for the cheque to be transfered.

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