I received an SMS yesterday, December 27th stating that I was the lucky winner of R250 000 in a BT Oline promotion. The sms reads as follows:
YOU ARE THE LUCKY WINNER OF R250,000 FROM BT MOBILE (www.bt.com). REF: 1QZA.
CONTACT 0738418380 –AD-News on the Move http://m.sowetanlive.co.za/ I contacted the number - 0738418380 - and was told that I have to purchase 5 x airtime vouchers to the value of R900.00 and send the numbers of 3 x people whom I have phoned in the last 7 days in order for my identity to be verified before any prize money will be released and paid into my bank account. Thay also said that upon verification of my identity, the pay-out will take 90minutes from their British account. 90 minutes???? The 2 African men (dareisay Nigerian?) I have spoken to have given their names as BRUCE BRAND and BRIAN SMITH and they tell me that their offices are in Richards Bay and their promotional offices are in Mobile Plaza, 22 Bram Fischer Drive corner Miriam Makeba Rds, Port Elizabeth. Bram Fischer Drive in PE???
|Address:||MOBILE PLAZA, 22 BRAM FISCHER DRIVE CR MIRIAM MAKEBA RD, PORT ELIZABETH|
|Crime Date/Time:||27 Dec 2010, 00:12 AM|
|Reported Date:||28 Dec 2010, 13:12 PM|