I had received an sms from rica services , cape town branch saying "Congratulations!you have won the sum of R250000  from the RICA promotion. your ref No.(RSA01) Contact our Rica Agent @0218241756 for your cash prize" Agents name is willem. The Agent gave me this No. 0826645489 to sms him all my details regarding to where I stay,Adress , cellphone No. I later realised that this was a complete SCAM!!! I phoned Cellc to enquire more info about the Rica Promotion and was told this was a SCAM and that i should report it ,so others dont fall a victim to this!!!

Report ID: 2774
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: DURBAN
Suburb: malvern
Address: N/A
Crime Date/Time: 12 Nov 2012, 00:11 AM
Reported By: Username2774
Reported Date: 12 Nov 2012, 10:11 AM
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  • julia3 5 Dec 2012, 07:51 AM

    I also received an sms this morning, I even sent cellc an email pertain that and asked them to do something about it. Below is the sms I got: CONGRATULATION YOUR $IM HAVE BEEN AWARDED R200,000.00 ON RICA YEARLY PROMO ACTIVATE UR TICKET:N0-SA57ZR TO RECEIVE UR CASH MONEY.CALL CHRIS AARON @ 0847275418 Something must be done its not everybody that are wise enough to google and know if certain information is legitimate or what.

  • Azrah 12 Nov 2012, 08:16 PM

    I received an sms on da 31 October 2012 that I have won R350 000, RIC 122 ( call Mr Sam on 079 711 3308. After I called him I received a sms confirming my name and address and that I should call Mr Johnson on 021-838 2207. I called him and asked him to send an email as confirmation as I needed to pay R1950 for insurance and transfer charges. He called me several times telling me the email was sent, but to date I have not received it. On the 9 November 2012, I received another sms from 07817527261 asking me why I do not want to claim my money!call Mr Sam 0797113308 again.

  • shivek 12 Nov 2012, 04:52 PM

    pls do not pay that money! Did you give them any baking details?

  • M. Mahapela 12 Nov 2012, 04:18 PM

    People must be careful cos as we are approaching festive season, the crooks are also waiting 2rob people their hard- earned money (bonuses). Don't be a victim.

  • M. Mahapela 12 Nov 2012, 04:09 PM

    I recieved an sms today at 15H00 saying, Congradulations! Your cell no has been randomly selected on NOKiA PROMOTION, you have won R95 000, ticket no 0166p, call Mr Tom on 0730696869 from 8am - 5pm.

  • princesspro41 12 Nov 2012, 11:54 AM

    i also gt the sms 4rm RICA service sayn that i've won 250 000 and they gave me the number 0837740487.the agent's name is Barry whch i dd.they textd me back sayn they transferqd the money bt i hv 2 pay 600 2 retreive a wht must i d?

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