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Telephone number +2296256289 is a number from Benin. The number is designated as being used for Mobile (Assumed) telephones.

Number portability may mean that this number is no longer used as a Mobile (Assumed) 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: 229
Country Name: Benin
Type: Mobile (Assumed)
Validity: Benin phone numbers should be 11 digits in length including the country code.The number you searched for is 10 digits long.

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

9th March 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 9th March 2018, telephone number +2296256289 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be David John 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.

Welcome to
Money Gram Money Transfer Send Money Worldwide
Money Gram
Office Benin Republic
Visit Us Via
Website: (
number: (+2296256289)
Greetings From
Money Gram Money Transfer

result for MONEYGRAM Benin Republic WEBSITE


The Money Gram Transfer Service Ouagadougou Benin Republic Headquarters wishes
to inform you that our government has paid part of the fees needed for the
final release of your funds which is worth $4.500,000.00 USD to you this month
through our Money Gram Office here in United States. For your information the
maximum amount you will be receiving from tomorrow is $4,500 USD till your
total funds of $4.500,000.00 USD is completely transferred to you.

We have been struggling to send you the first payment of $4,500 USD today
through our payment system here before we found out that your payment file
needed to be renewed from the World Bank central system. Below is your first
payment of $4,500 USD that is sent in your name this morning but you will not
be able to pickup the money unless you send the fee of US$38 required to renew
and reconfirm your payment file to us through the World Bank Central System
here in United States.

Below is your first payment for $4,500 usd sent today. Click on the link below
to track your $4,500 payment status now. It is a compulsory step to take if you
really want to gain access to your payment. You can also copy and paste the
link on your web browser and with to download

Track View Website link: Transfer
Control Number (REFERENCE) # 96326453
Sender Last Name : Shabangu

Click on check status to
view that your first payment is available for pick up by you. Remember it is
compulsory to track it first. So if you want to track the money to confirm if
the funds is transferred visit our website below:
enter the (REFERENCE) number # 96326453 Enter senders last name. Shabangu and
click tracking and it will show you that your funds is available for you to
pick up.

Your urgent response is highly needed in sending the $38 usd to enable us
proceed to reconfirm your payment file from the world Bank central System. Send
the $38 directly with the name as outlined below via our money gram outlet to
enable us pick it from our department here and reconfirm your payment file
approval from the world Bank central System and commence your daily payment
immediately Please you are advice to send the fee via our Money Gram Cashier

Here is information to send the fee

Receivers Name: PETER ERIC
Country: Benin Republic
City : Porto Novo
Test Question: When
Answer: Today
Amount: $38

NOTE: You will not be able to pickup the $4,500 USD unless you send the fee of
US$38 required to renew and reconfirm your payment file to us through the
World Bank Central System in United State.

This payment you are receiving is coming directly from World Bank assistance
program on poverty alleviation, the Money Gram headquarters has agreed to start
sending you the payment of $4,500 usd daily as soon as you meet up with the
$38 which is for the reconfirmation of your payment file from the world Bank
central System.

However, failure to adhere to the above instruction after 3days put you at a
high risk of cancellation of your payment and have it return back to

Yours respectfully,
Mr.David John
From Money Gram Office
You Can Also Call Us with this Telephone Number (+2296256289)
Contact us immedaitely in this Email ( with
your payment of $38USD

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

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0102296256289 096256289

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