Text message scam doing the rounds

A text message scam, which promises the recipient a large financial bounty from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, is currently doing the rounds.

The SMS reads:

YOUR CELL NUMBER 
HAS WON
$850.000USD ON
NELSON MANDELA
FOUNDATION.FOR 
CLAIMS EMAIL:
mdg9-
awards9@blumail.org
OR CALL
+27715993460.NO
TICKET WAS 
SOLD FOR THIS
DRAW

Kindly be advised that this message does not originate at the foundation and that we are in no way involved in its dissemination.

Please do not respond to this text message if you receive it.