Dear Customer, if you receive any of the following SMS messages (below) on your Vodafone Fiji mobile number, please be warned that these are hoax messages. These messages are designed by various scam operators and circulated around the world to lure unsuspecting individuals into sending money to them under the false promise of rewarding them with larger sum of monies later.
Please forward any such SMS messages to Vodafone or to the law enforcement agencies for verification.
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 27-03-2013)
+4238774983: I URGENT: if you don’t call now you will lose you $9000, its your last chance to have your check. Call now for free on 004238774983
+4238701001: Digicel: the last chances to receive your gift call immediately this number: 004238701001 it will be given to another person
+4238701002: Digicel: if you don’t call now you will lose your $18000. Its your last chance to have your check call now for free on this number 004238701002
+88213090358: Congratulations! The representative of ecobank Fiji informs you that your cheque is ready. Call for free on this number 0088213090358
+4238774102: FINALLY: today you will receive your check de $90000, call for free to see the place of receipt of your gift 004238774102
+881835211895: director of bank: your last chance: your chq of $50000 will be given to another winner if you don’t call for free on this number 00881835211895
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 08-12-2011)
Received: Dec 7, 2011 9:19 PM
Congratulations!!Your number Won £950,000 GBP in COCO-COLA U.K PROMO, for claims Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dr. Allen Miller +27724338533
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 17-11-2011)
Congratulations!!! You have won £497,000.00 Pounds & A KIA RIO 2011 MODEL CAR in KIA MOTORS MOBILE PROMO. Call: +27731962906 or Email: email@example.com
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 08-11-2011)
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Congrats, Your mobile number has won you 1,000,000 USD in ongoing True Move Int'l Mobile Draw. To claim Email your NAME, COUNTRY, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 31-08-2011)
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Received: Aug 31, 2011 10:41 AM
Subject: PEOPLE of FIJI,
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Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 26-07-2011)
Message Centre number: +919821100006
"Thank your star, your mobile has won #250,000GBP and a Blackberry Torch 8900. Call +447024072761 or email email@example.com for details."
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 12-07-2011)
Congratulations!!! You have won £497,000.00 Pounds & A KIA RIO 2011 MODEL CAR in KIA MOTORS MOBILE PROMO. Call:+447035975326 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 14-06-2011)
Subject: Your Mobile Have Won 1,820,
Your Mobile Have Won 1,820,000 GBP at Plb Lottery Mobile Draws UK.To claim Email: email@example.com with your Full Name, Email Address and mobile Number.PLB
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 11-02-2011)
Received: Feb 11, 2011 3:41 PM
Subject: Congratulations your mobile have...
Congratulations your mobile have won US$9.8M for World Bank Award. To claim contact Mrs.Hahn Doyle via:firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 06-02-2011)
Received: Feb 6, 2011 7:50 PM
Subject: YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON £700,
YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON £700,000 POUNDS IN THE ONGOING NOKIA UK PROMO, PAYMENT NO.NK55BE. FOR CLAIM EMAIL TO email@example.com & CAL+447035962470
Hoax Email Message (Last Updated: 27-01-2011)
From: Marketing Manager (Black Berry Promo) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 25 January 2011 1:00 PM
Cc: recipient list not shown:
Subject: FW:BLACKBERRY PROMO
Blackberry is giving away free phones AGAIN as part of their promotional drive 2011.
All you need to do is send a copy of this email to 30 people; and you will receive your phone in less than 48 hrs.
Please note that if you send to more than 50 people you will receive two phones.
Please do not forget to send a copy to: email@example.com
16 high street,
cb10 1ax united kingdom
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 09-08-2010)
"My name is Mr. Titus Ndlovu, I work with FNB Bank SA, I need your help to transfer $18,000,000.00 out of South Africa, email me for details: firstname.lastname@example.org"
Message From: +2772848096
Hoax Email Message (Last Updated: 03-08-2010)
Reference Site: http://www.computersecurityarticles.info/security/amanda-leeblackberry-co-za-is-not-offering-a-free-blackberry/
Blackberry is giving away free phones as part of their promotional drive.
All you need to do is send a copy of this email to 8 people; and you will receive your phone in less than 24 hrs.
Please note that if you send to more than 20 people you will receive two phones.
Please do not forget to send a copy to: email@example.com
Amanda Lee (Marketing Manager)
Office Number: 0117838512
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 27-07-2010)
Congratulations your mobile have won US$5.8M for FIFA 2014 Int'l Award. To claim contact Mrs.J.Mcafee via:firstname.lastname@example.org"
Message From: GMX
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 19-07-2010)
"CONGRATULATIONS! Your Tel. No. was selected and won 250,000 British pounds in NOKIA SPLASH.To claim email to email@example.com our tel: +447024016781"
Message From: +41767955211
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 12-02-2010)
"Your Ticket no: 501120 have won £1,000,000 GBP in the freelotto ATM MOBILE PROMO for claims email your TICKET NO. to firstname.lastname@example.org"
Message From: +447553906622
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 20-01-2010)
"CONGRATULATION! Your mobile number have won 1Million USD in FIFA 2010 GAME OF LIFE PROMO;for claims e-mail email@example.com or call +447-024-036-835"
Message From: +2347056318188
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 15-01-2010)
"CONGRAT: YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON FOR YOU $2,000,000 USD IN THE FREELOTTO MOBILE PROMO. FOR CLAIMS SEND EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org and call +447035924026 "
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Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 17-11-2009)
"Thank your Star! Your mobile number has won a Nokia N95 Mobile Phone. For claims call (44) 7024081722 or emial: email@example.com"
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 27-10-2009)
"Congratulatiön!! Thanz 4 stayin wid Vodafone u ev won urself a blakberri n $15 rechge card.2 claim ur price log on to:www.stopdreaming.get-a-life.com"
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 10-10-2009)
"Turn of ur fones2day frm 8.30pm2 9.30pm 2supot earth hr.snd dis2 20 peple n u'l gt a automatic top up of $50 dolars, jst chek ur account balc afta u send it2 20ppl"
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 06-10-2009)
"Notification! Claim your 500,000 GBP, on Orange 2009Promo, send your names and cell # to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +447031998526Reply: CHF 0.20"
Message From: 92312
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 13-09-2009)
"Congratulation your Cell numba have Won US$4.8 M for FIFA 2010 International Award Ref. FIFA 69 2000 has 2010 to claim contact Mr Chris fifa Award email@example.com"
Message From: +61-409-502-911
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 09-09-2009)
"JAPAN INTERNATIONAL MOTORS SHOW! you have won a TOYOTA LANDCRUISER VX worth $200,000 in the WORLD PROMOTION held in Nairobi Kenya. Call +254728675583. Thanks"
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Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 25-08-2009)
"Congrats. Your mobile number has won $950,000 USD in the NOKIA MOBILE 2009 AWARD. Your PIN number is NK/GH1/2412. For claims send your NAME, ADDRESS, TEL NUMBER, OCCUPATION and PIN NUMBER to the delivery and payment officer Dr Ryan Ross by email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) and call +233-203-783-841."
Message From: +233-203-783-841
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 19-08-2009)
"Your mobile no has worn 1million Euro in our Int'l cell phone promo.Text ur email id to our office in UK 447522985907 for ur prize.Do not call."
Message From: +447522985907
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 28-07-2009)
"Welcome to KIA MOTORS PROMO. Your mobile number have won £497,000.00 POUNDS and a KIA RIO 2009 Model Car. Call: +447035959467. or email: email@example.com"
Message From: 447035959467
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 02-07-2009)
Vodafone is going to giv bak to ppl this week so send this txt to 18 ppl and you will receive an automatic top up of $60. T&C make sure u ring/txt 777 and check that the credit has been successful if u do not ring/txt within 24 hours of sendig this $60 will nt get credited. offer expires :10/07/09
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Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 30-04-2009)
CONGRATULATION!YOUR PHONE NUMBER HAVE WON YOU A SUM OF $150,000.00 DURING OUR KIA MOTOR'S PROMOTION .FOR DETAIL ,EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org call 2348052183869
Message From: 2348052183869
Hoax TXT Message (Last Updated: 29-04-2009)
"Congrations your mobile # has won the sum of $2500000 US Dollars in the Nokia 2009 promotion. For claims 44704... or email number email@example.com"
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