Recieved a message of having won R250 000 in a RICA promotion - from 071 5402590. This seems to be an excercise to get personal details to access bank details.

Report ID: 2772
Crime Category: Corruption
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: Cape Town
Crime Date/Time: 13 Nov 2012, 00:11 AM
Reported By: Username2772
Reported Date: 12 Nov 2012, 09:11 AM
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  • shifaa 14 Aug 2013, 03:44 PM

    I received a email saying I won R445,000&A lAPTOP IN THE ONGOING RICA PROMO 2013.REF.NO.P113RCA.CALL MR MORGAN ON 0740738202 FOR CLAIM.

  • Bonny3 30 Apr 2013, 09:04 AM

    amazing how 90% of us all got the same reference number hey?

  • Bonny3 30 Apr 2013, 09:03 AM

    Congratulations! Ur sim no won R195.000 & Hp laptop in our Rica Online Promo ref no ZNK012 for claim call Mrs Caroline on 0724618556 for your cash prize thank u - thats my message i got. someone needs to catch these people. the number i got the message from was 074 123 2730, must be able to track that somehow?

  • mm2 29 Mar 2013, 09:27 AM

    this is real bull shit. y people should sms and tell us we have won? the lady called Rose 0723897302 smsed me and she told me that i have won R250 000. when i asked when did i enter the competition she told me that its an automated draw on all Rica customers. how do we open a case agaist this people? they are just playing with our minds.

  • Mzee 29 Mar 2013, 08:30 AM

    acc.no.1026183618, Nedbank, Savings account, Mziwokholo Mzee Meki. Please deposit my winnings into my account.

  • Mzee 29 Mar 2013, 08:29 AM

    acc.no.1026183618, Nedbank, Savings account, Mziwokholo Mzee Meki. Please deposit my winnings into my account.

  • Me10 27 Mar 2013, 03:38 PM

    RICA Congratulations your cellphone number won R350 000 in RICA 2013 promo draw,REF.00350RSA.pls call 27849440684 for your cash prize thank you. Aparently my cellphone number is entering competitions now... Probably a scam, cant win if you dont enter!!! unwritten law!!!

  • Username3470 20 Mar 2013, 08:52 AM

    Also just received this msg. 195k plus HP laptop. Was requested to call "Mrs Caroline on 0792426910 for claim REF/ZNK012"

  • nicolene5 18 Mar 2013, 10:00 AM

    received a sms: RICA: you have won R 196,000 in rica promotion ref no : 019kp phone Fred numbers : 078 547 1462 074 169 0791 087 370 5923 Do I report this to the Fraud squad or are they also involved????????????

  • HESTER FERREIRA 13 Mar 2013, 11:40 AM

    I received the following message this morning "RICA PROMO" Your mobile no have won you R450,000 in the RICA ALL NETWORK AWARDS 2012. WITH REF NO (JF247), Call MR JOHN on (078)8650982 for your claims

  • Boipelo3 4 Mar 2013, 01:35 PM

    I just received an sms claming that i have won R150-000 from this number 0824788074 wit ref no RP014. I should call Cindy to claim my ref no. On this numbers 0824334547

  • lorraine17 28 Feb 2013, 10:17 AM

    I received a message saying congrats ur cell no just won R500 000 please call monicca on 0818492125 for claim. After a few min u received a sms and says plz phone james and make a donation to mandela fund before u get ur money.

  • leon 9 28 Feb 2013, 08:16 AM

    I received a message from Rica Promo ,ref no p113rca.won R455,000 and a laptop .call Mr Morgan 0744091406.

  • stony 17 Jan 2013, 06:03 PM

    Congratulations Your Mobile no won R195,000 and a Laptop from RICA YEARLY PROMOTION With Ref No RP46 call Mr Paul on 0812050678 for activation and claim. Time 17012013 085109

  • baby2 14 Jan 2013, 11:24 AM

    hurriedly confirm from 07-84345...how your prize of R555.000 can be paid out to youas your n-o was nominated in the 2013 rica mobile award, from ukrica dept.Thats the message received.

  • JJ15 10 Jan 2013, 03:15 PM

    Hi Got one of these messages to. I am so excited. NOT. Would be fun tho. I also Googled Rica Promo when I saw the txt. Really rude to get a persons hopes up like that LOL.

  • vusi2 24 Dec 2012, 10:26 AM

    i just received an sms saying imy mobile number has won 250.000.00 form rica i must call portia or alfred to cliam the prize ,when i call a man told me to send bank details and id number but i dont beleive this

  • Tanya19 21 Dec 2012, 07:36 AM

    My dad just received on of those sms we are based in germiston according to the sms he must contact a mrs joyce an d that he won R175 000. Luckily i googled rico promo and told him not to phone.

  • Rene24 20 Dec 2012, 08:48 AM

    Got a sms today saying i won R950000.00 with the ROCA Promo. What a joke??? Are these people for real?????

  • lwandile 29 Nov 2012, 01:23 PM

    is it a lie

  • lwandile 29 Nov 2012, 01:22 PM

    i have recieved an sms saying i have won on the rica promo of this year,so i would like a feedback about what really happened do i really won or just people playing with me

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  • Sharon23 22 Nov 2012, 08:19 AM

    Congratulations! Your cell number won R275,000 in RICA 2012 PROMO SPONSORED by B.A.T with Ref no AQ11 contact an agent on 0110518021 to claim your prize. Really I donKt think so.

  • alan15 20 Nov 2012, 11:02 AM

    Apparently i won R195 000 and an hp lap top. Wanted my banking details or an address. Said to call Mrs Caroline ref no znk012. A guy answered. What a scam im sure of it. Also it would always be a nigerian voice. Dead give away. Can the police not do anything about this. Come on already.

  • Org 19 Nov 2012, 12:26 PM

    You won R350000. In RICA PROMOTION ref no 167ra Call 0835042284 to claim.Agent Simon Mkhwanazi 0218369165 sel 0832490207 Rica finacial Department 0820709659 MR Edward. You need to make a payment Nelson Mandela Charity Foundation R5778.00 and R9223.50 for your winning certificate delivery to your address with the reflection of your prices bank account Use Accout no 1321008048 SM Gebanga Capitec bank Fax 0866596004 to copy of payment

  • Claudia Bester 18 Nov 2012, 08:10 PM

    Haha...we "won" the biggest prize...a BMW X6!!!

  • David50 15 Nov 2012, 07:46 AM

    Ditto as Karen ,R165k plus a laptop .Ref No TE 2 phone Mr Danile O73-1874997.On phoning I asked if the person was Mr Danile ,he replied "yes ". asked if this was a scam and what is RICA Promo ? ....No reply , just heavy breathing ... GOT TO BE A SCAM !! Police should be informed . Date 15th November 2012 .8.50 am

  • Karen3 13 Nov 2012, 11:32 AM

    I have also received this sms saying congratulations ur sim no won R195 & Hp laptop in our rica online promo ref no znk012 for claim call Mrs Caroline on 0724618556 for your cash prize thank you. when i phoned Mrs Caroline was not available but i spoke to a Jerry Johnson who wanted my postal address to send me a cheque but i had to go and buy a R200 prepaid telkom voucher and send them the details before the cheque coulb be sent... i am sure this is definitley a scam.

  • Prenasen 12 Nov 2012, 02:46 PM

    I have also received the Rica promo sms , lady named natasha answered she refused to give the company land line number , defiently a scam , requesting bank account details or address to send a check , don't give any details please .a

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