nokia promotion

I received an sms saying " congratualtions u cell phone no has won the sum of R155000 in the nokia promtion Activate claim. Call JOHN OR MELESA 0812358357/0763228079. On phoning I was told to buy Virgin active airtime

Report ID: 3519
Crime Category: Fraud
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: DURBAN
Suburb: N/A
Address: unknown
Crime Date/Time: 26 Mar 2013, 00:03 AM
Reported By: Username3519
Reported Date: 27 Mar 2013, 15:03 PM
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  • Sascha 17 Jul 2013, 08:09 AM

    Same message from number 0614160411 and to call 0611738100.

  • Amy8 3 Jul 2013, 02:20 PM

    also received an sms saying CONGRATULATIONS:-Your Cell No. was randomly selected on Nokia PROMOTION. You won R95,000. Ticket No.0166P. and i should call Lerato on this number 0604134591 - i called the lady Lerato and she says that i should sms my banking details to her so that the money can be transfer in my bank.I hope these people can be put away and the keys thrown away...

  • Phindi 1 Jul 2013, 10:58 AM

    I also received an sms saying CONGRATULATIONS:-Your Cell No. was randomly selected on Nokia PROMOTION. You won R95,000. Ticket No.0166P. and i should call Precious on this number 0611738100- i called the lady Precious and she says that i should buy R 220 Vodacom airtime befor they can transfer the money to my account is this a real cause when i ask about the company she says its in cape town

  • stiaan2 23 May 2013, 12:05 PM

    I just received the following text. And after reading this I see I was not the firts person. CONGRATULATIONS:-Your Cell No. was randomly selected on Nokia PROMOTION. You won R95,000. Ticket No.0166P. Call Mrs. Precious 0739806477. From 8am to 5pm Let's just hope the polise actually tracks down these people so they can stop harassing us.

  • Didi5 30 Apr 2013, 10:49 AM

    Can you emagine he identified himself as DESMOND DUBE from nokia PROMOTION, WITH NORTH AFRICAN ACCENT... THEY ASKED ME TO CALL THEM ON THES NO 0833127935 DESMOND DUBE

  • Didi5 30 Apr 2013, 10:44 AM

    I have also recieved these smses, this time i just took a try and call these Nigerians. it was on the 29 april 2013... he asked my ref number and he confirmed what is on the sms... he gave me to options for me to recieve the money, i must send him my accound no or address for the delivery of the cheque. i really dont know this ppls intentions and how do the manage to stay long in SA, why are they not being traced and arrested. We have mos a new law of RICA. This ppls are very dengerous, they have no lan line only cell phone. South Africans lets be awake, foreigners in our country working together with our fellow brothers/sister are trying to enrich themself unlawfully and we buy their nonsense.

  • rajesh 30 Apr 2013, 09:21 AM

    I have just received a sms saying that I have won 250000 in a nokia promotion and was asked to call Mr Frank on 0735139239....these guys that are promoting scams, they better watch out as one day they will have what is coming to them, they are rubbishes...sorry to say that they are trying to make easy money....I hope these people can be put away and the keys thrown away...

  • bongi diphoko 30 Apr 2013, 12:00 AM

    I also received an sms dat ive won R150,000 ticket no 0166P call mr samson at 0843377420 4rm 8am to 5pm, dis is a big fat lie, when u cal he just answer nd tel u 2cal after 5min, whn itry again he switchd hs phone off. i have 5smses of dis scam bt im nt intrested coz u win a competition whn u enter1, wtchout ppl

  • Peter36 29 Apr 2013, 07:51 PM

    Received an sms @ 20:45 tonight inorming me that I won R500 000 in the Nokia promotion. I should however call Helen on 079 952 5969 in order to claim my price. I could do with half a million smackers.

  • Sharette Kern 29 Apr 2013, 09:55 AM

    I also had the same scam from a mrs sonia owen on number 076 184 6245. I hope it is only the prepaid voucher she steals.

  • Nel2 23 Apr 2013, 09:06 AM

    The numbers I have for lerato promotions is: 0741675990 and 0722297693

  • Nel2 23 Apr 2013, 08:58 AM

    Does anyone have any information as to what can happen if you give someone your name, surname, cell no, and street address, should this be a scam?

  • Nel2 23 Apr 2013, 08:53 AM

    The lady also said that she is from Lerato promotions and that she needed to talk to her manager to find out when the cheque will be posted. But she said her name is Lerato and the company name is Lerato promotions so why would she need to speak to her manager if she Lerato the owner of Lerato promotions.

  • Nel2 23 Apr 2013, 08:50 AM

    I received an sms sying that i won R185 000 in a nokia promotion with ref: 0029NKP and that i needed to give them my bank details or steet address to courier cheque. I am sure this is a scam as so many people have the same ref no and that the lady (Letrato) sounded as if she is lying. I gave them my address lets just hope no one comes to my house.

  • Linda4 18 Apr 2013, 10:11 AM

    I also received an sms to claim a proze of R450 000 from winning on the Nokia Promotion. The lady on the phone asked me to buy Vodacom R110 airtime and send it to her beore they activate my prize. The number I called is 074 5335889 with ticket number 0166p. Can this be tracked and law enforced on these people as she confirmed that they are based in Gateway Shiopping centre Durban

  • Lifa 17 Apr 2013, 06:07 PM

    I received a message that my cell no. was randomly selected on NOKIA PROMOTION. I won R95000. Ticket No. 0166P. Call Mrs Lerato 0719703325 from 8am to 5pm. This is a scam.

  • flip fouche 9 Apr 2013, 08:40 AM

    received an sms this morning of winning an amount of money in the nokia promotion ref no 0029NKP call mrs Lerato Shabalala on 0722297693 cant thiis people be brought to book i already lost R250 worth of airtime and R5000 for''reserve bank release cost''please do something Regards

  • Neels2 8 Apr 2013, 01:23 PM

    I just received the same SMS and the same request from the lady, Melesa. Watch out people, this is a scam. If 1000 people all send her a R100 voucher number, she does not have to get air time for a very long time and/or can sell this on and make a lot of money!!

  • ELVIS 8 Apr 2013, 11:16 AM

    I have just recieve an sms at around 4:30am saying my cell no was randomly selected on nokia promotion ,i won R95000,ticket no:0116p ,call mrs precious on this no 0789533719 ,to my suprice when call that lady she drop the phone ,an i call again to ask what company is she working forand where did she find my no, she drop the phone again

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