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Telephone Number +13479748840 is a NANP Number and is in Area Code 347, Exchange Code 974 in New York (NY), USA. The Exchange is designated as being used for Landline telephones. This Exchange Code is allocated to the Town/City of Bronx, Bronx County. The number was originally operated by the provider Neutral Tandem-New York, LLC - NY.

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: New York (NY) (347)
Exchange Name : Bronx, Bronx County (974)
Type: Landline
Original Provider: Neutral Tandem-New York, LLC - NY
Validity: The number is the correct length for a North American number.

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13th August 2019 - Lottery Scam

On 13th August 2019, telephone number +13479748840 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Van Hou using email address vanhou775@gmail.com as part of a Lottery Scam.

A Lottery Scam is a variation of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam. Instead of the victim being offered an inheritance or some other funds by a stranger, they will be told that their email has won an online lottery and to collect their prize they just have to email someone to claim it. Of course, there will be fees that need to be paid, and the prize (usually cash, but sometimes luxury cars as well) doesn't actually exist. These scams often pretend that the lottery is being sposored by a multi-national corportation sch as Ford, BMW, Microsoft or Facebook; although sometimes they claim to actually be a real lottery such as the UK National Lottery. There is no such thing as a lottery that picks random email addresses to win - if you haven't purchased a ticket for a specific lottery then you can't win it.

Here is the email that the scammer sent to his victims.
RE: CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR BENEFICIARY FILE,

Esteemed Customer,

I hereby send to you the information submitted by Mrs. Diane Thill From
Philadelphia, with an application to receive the payment of $2.5 million
United States Dollars been your ATM Card payment which was we newly
programmed to be transferred via Online Bank Transfer. Please as a matter
of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and
inform us if you are aware or know anything about this.

1. Did you instruct one Mrs. Diane Thill From Philadelphia, whose
information's is below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf?

2. Did you sign any "Deed of Assignment" in her favor thereby making her
the current beneficiary with the following account details: Account Name:
Diane Thil, A/C #USD114-1025567-8, Bank Name:The Sovereign Bank,
Philadelphia, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111.

Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this honorable office with
immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Mrs. Diane Thill
to come forward for the claim of these funds and also reconfirm your
personal information such as Full Name/Address/City/State/Zip Code/Home
and Cell Phone Numbers as it appears in your payment file here.

We are very much aware that you are still in contact with some other
office(s) and we hope you are fully ready to stop every communication with
any other office(s) in order to enable us help you receive this fund. We
wait to hear from you as soon as possible.

Mr. Larry Wood
Director of Foreign Operations
STANDARD CHARTERED
Tel: +1 (786) 485-5683
Email: headof_operation@outlook.com

Further details of this report can be found on our 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

13479748840 +13479748840 0013479748840 01113479748840 001113479748840
01013479748840 1 (347) 974-8840 1-347-974-8840 1 347 974 8840 1-347-974-8840
1 347-974-8840 +1 (347) 974-8840 +1-347-974-8840 +1 347 974 8840 + 1-347-974-8840
+1 347-974-8840 001 (347) 974-8840 001-347-974-8840 001 347 974 8840 00 1-347-974-8840
001 347-974-8840 0111 (347) 974-8840 0111-347-974-8840 0111 347 974 8840 011 1-347-974-8840
0111 347-974-8840 00111 (347) 974-8840 00111-347-974-8840 00111 347 974 8840 0011 1-347-974-8840
00111 347-974-8840 0101 (347) 974-8840 0101-347-974-8840 0101 347 974 8840 010 1-347-974-8840
0101 347-974-8840 (347) 974-8840 347-974-8840

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