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Info on the number +17188396486

Telephone Number +17188396486 is a NANP Number and is in Area Code 718, Exchange Code 839 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 Bandwidth.com CLEC, 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) (718)
Exchange Name : Bronx, Bronx County (839)
Type: Landline
Original Provider: Bandwidth.com CLEC, LLC - NY
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:

5th August 2022 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 5th August 2022, telephone number +17188396486 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Joseph Newman using email address josephnewman101@aol.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.
I am Diplomat Joseph Newman , from Ivory Coast. i arrived here with your consignment box with . and i called you immediately to notified you . also was able to secured a telephone number here to called you which happened that you didn't picked your calls, even now

However , i was calling to informed you about your consignment CLEARANCE here in JFK International Airport immediately to enable me to proceed to your designation . you are require to send $3.500 Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars for the Clearance charges by the Airport Authority as it has been scanned and waiting on this payment so that they will release it to me for deliver to your designation .

Note, please call me here immediately you receive this mail or text me as i will be waiting to here from you and ensure i finalize with airport authority right away and proceed delivery to your home as stated above .

Waiting to hear from you as soon as possible

Regards ,

Dip, Jose Newman .
Call: +(718) 839 6486

Further details of this report can be found on the ScamSurvivors.com 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

17188396486 +17188396486 0017188396486 01117188396486 001117188396486
01017188396486 1 (718) 839-6486 1-718-839-6486 1 718 839 6486 1-718-839-6486
1 718-839-6486 +1 (718) 839-6486 +1-718-839-6486 +1 718 839 6486 + 1-718-839-6486
+1 718-839-6486 001 (718) 839-6486 001-718-839-6486 001 718 839 6486 00 1-718-839-6486
001 718-839-6486 0111 (718) 839-6486 0111-718-839-6486 0111 718 839 6486 011 1-718-839-6486
0111 718-839-6486 00111 (718) 839-6486 00111-718-839-6486 00111 718 839 6486 0011 1-718-839-6486
00111 718-839-6486 0101 (718) 839-6486 0101-718-839-6486 0101 718 839 6486 010 1-718-839-6486
0101 718-839-6486 (718) 839-6486 718-839-6486

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