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Info on the number +12765212988

Telephone Number +12765212988 is a NANP Number and is in Area Code 276, Exchange Code 521 in Virginia (VA), USA. The Exchange is designated as being used for Landline telephones. This Exchange Code is allocated to the Town/City of Chilhowie, Smyth County. The number was originally operated by the provider CLEC, LLC - VA.

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: Virginia (VA) (276)
Exchange Name : Chilhowie, Smyth County (521)
Type: Landline
Original Provider: CLEC, LLC - VA
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:

20th December 2017 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 20th December 2017, telephone number +12765212988 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr. James Ben using email address 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.
Dear Beneficiary,

Are you ready to pick up this $5000.00 sent today. We have concluded
all arrangements to effect your payment through Western Union on a
maximum amount of $5,000.00 daily until the $7.5million. is completely
transferred to you. You are advice to contact the Western Union office
Benin Repulic with below information;

Contact this Western union Agent:
Agent Name: Dr. James Ben
Contact email:
Phone Number: +1-276- 521-2988

Though, Dr.James Ben. sent you $5,000.00 in your name today in my
present, so contact him and ask him to give you the MTCN, Sender name
with the question and answer to pick up the $5,000.00 sent and then
start transferring your total money to you as I directed him. Email or
call him now with your information as stated below.

Full Name:......

Home/Office Address:.....


Marital status:.......



Mobile number:.........


A copy of your identification is also needed:

Contact immediately with the necessary information requested for you to pick up your first payment of $5000 usd: OK


Let me know as soon as you received all your funds.

For Honorable Minister of Finance.

Further details of this report can be found on the forum

*NOTE* Phone numbers can be regularly re-assigned if the person using them stops paying the bill. This number was included in scammer emails or websites on the dates shown above, but may have since been reassigned. If you have evidence of more recent scam activity using the number, please use the contact page to let us know or post the details in our forum. You can also add brief comments in the comments section below.

This number could also be written in the following formats

12765212988 +12765212988 0012765212988 01112765212988 001112765212988
01012765212988 1 (276) 521-2988 1-276-521-2988 1 276 521 2988 1-276-521-2988
1 276-521-2988 +1 (276) 521-2988 +1-276-521-2988 +1 276 521 2988 + 1-276-521-2988
+1 276-521-2988 001 (276) 521-2988 001-276-521-2988 001 276 521 2988 00 1-276-521-2988
001 276-521-2988 0111 (276) 521-2988 0111-276-521-2988 0111 276 521 2988 011 1-276-521-2988
0111 276-521-2988 00111 (276) 521-2988 00111-276-521-2988 00111 276 521 2988 0011 1-276-521-2988
00111 276-521-2988 0101 (276) 521-2988 0101-276-521-2988 0101 276 521 2988 010 1-276-521-2988
0101 276-521-2988 (276) 521-2988 276-521-2988

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