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Info on the number +12244420604

Telephone Number +12244420604 is a NANP Number and is in Area Code 224, Exchange Code 442 in Illinois (IL), USA. The Exchange is designated as being used for Landline telephones. This Exchange Code is allocated to the Town/City of River Grove, Cook County. The number was originally operated by the provider Bandwidth.com CLEC, LLC - IL.

Number portability may mean that this number is no longer used as a Landline number, be assigned to a different provider or be being operated from a different location (even overseas in the case of VoIP numbers). If the number is being used to call you then it is also possible that the number is being spoofed and does not actually belong to the person using it.

Here is some general information about the number.

Country Code: 1
Country Name: USA
Area Name: Illinois (IL) (224)
Exchange Name : River Grove, Cook County (442)
Type: Landline
Original Provider: Bandwidth.com CLEC, LLC - IL
Validity: The number is the correct length for a North American number.

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This number is recorded in our database for the following scams:

21st October 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 21st October 2018, telephone number +12244420604 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Grant Watson using email address geraldandrew@consultant.com as part of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam.

In Advance Fee Fraud Scams, the scammer will offer you something of high value (a large sum of money or gold for example) and all you have to do is pay a "small" fee. What the scammer is offering you does not actually exist and the scammer will come up with fee after fee that needs to be paid by the victims, until he either runs out of money or realises that he has been scammed. The scammer will often pretend to be real people or companies, use fake websites and introduce various characters, all with the aim of convincing the victim that what is being offered to him is real.

Here is the email that the scammer sent to his victims.
BENEFICIARY SERIAL NUMBER 1661428,

WE WRITE TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR PACKAGE WITH REFERENCE NUMBER 1661428 HAS BEEN IN GLOBAL MAX COURIER UNITED KINGDOM FACILITY CUSTODY WAITING FOR RESOLUTIONS OF THE CLEARANCE TO FURTHER THE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS. WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU TO CONTACT US REGARDING YOUR CONSIGNMENT BOX WHICH GLOBAL MAX COURIER SUPPOSE TO DELIVER TO YOU WHICH WAS ON HOLD BY THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE BUREAU AND REQUESTING FOR CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE WHICH WILL BE OBTAIN FROM THE ORIGINATION OF THE CONSIGNMENT BOX BEFORE IT WILL BE RELEASED FROM LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM.

AFTER THE MEETING HELD WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, IT WAS RESOLVED THAT THE DELIVERY OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOUR ADDRESS MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS UPON YOUR COMPLIANCE TO OUR DIRECTIVES; YOU SHOULD SEND THE SUM OF $359.00.00 TO OBTAIN THE NEEDED CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE FROM FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. THE CLEARANCE CHARGES WHICH WAS INITIALLY ON THE HIGH PRICE HAS BEEN CUT DOWN BY THE US EMBASSY IN NIGERIA CONSIDERING THE POOR ECONOMIC SITUATIONS THAT MAKES IT DIFFICULT FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS CITIZENS TO MEET UP WITH THE CLEARANCE OF THEIR ENTITLEMENT.

WE WILL UPON THE CONFIRMATION OF YOUR CLEARING CHARGE ASSIGN OUR DIPLOMATIC AGENT (PRINCE DICKSON) TO TRAVEL TO UNITED KINGDOM AND COLLECT YOUR PACKAGE AND PROCEED WITH THE DELIVERY. MEANWHILE YOU ARE ADVICE TO RECONFIRM THE BELOW INFORMATION UPON CONTACTING US TO AVOID DELIVERY TO WRONG PERSON.

1- YOUR FULL NAME
2- YOUR DELIVERY ADDRESS
3- YOUR CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER
4- YOUR OCCUPATION
5- YOUR IDENTIFICATION (PASSPORT PHOTO PAGE/PASSPORT NUMBER OR VALID ID CARD NUMBER)

ONCE YOU NOTIFY US WITH THE ABOVE INFORMATION WE WILL RELEASE YOUR CONSIGNMENT TO YOU.
NOTE THAT YOU ARE EXPECTED TO PAY ONLY $359.00 FOR CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE AND YOU ARE TO PAY TO OUR ACCOUNTANT OFFICER IN NIGERIA SEND THE $359.00 THROUGH WESTERN UNION ONCE FOR IMMEDIATELY RELEASE OF YOUR PACKAGE,

TRY TO NOTIFY US FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON THE RELEASE OF YOUR CONSIGNMENT.NOTE THAT ANY UNCLAIMED CONSIGNMENT WILL BE RETURN TO GLOBAL MAX COURIER OFFICE IN NIGERIA AFTER 7 DAYS. SO YOU ARE URGENTLY ADVISED TO COMPLY WITH OUR DIRECTIVES SO THAT WE WILL RELEASE YOUR CONSIGNMENT.

SINCERELY,
GRANT WATSON,
TELEPHONE: (224) 442-0604
FEEL FREE TO CALL OR LEAVE A VOICE MESSAGE OR TEXT ME ON THE PHONE BELOW.
REPLY EMAIL:geraldandrew@consultant.com

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This number could also be written in the following formats

12244420604 +12244420604 0012244420604 01112244420604 001112244420604
01012244420604 1 (224) 442-0604 1-224-442-0604 1 224 442 0604 1-224-442-0604
1 224-442-0604 +1 (224) 442-0604 +1-224-442-0604 +1 224 442 0604 + 1-224-442-0604
+1 224-442-0604 001 (224) 442-0604 001-224-442-0604 001 224 442 0604 00 1-224-442-0604
001 224-442-0604 0111 (224) 442-0604 0111-224-442-0604 0111 224 442 0604 011 1-224-442-0604
0111 224-442-0604 00111 (224) 442-0604 00111-224-442-0604 00111 224 442 0604 0011 1-224-442-0604
00111 224-442-0604 0101 (224) 442-0604 0101-224-442-0604 0101 224 442 0604 010 1-224-442-0604
0101 224-442-0604 (224) 442-0604 224-442-0604

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