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Info on the number +22966033280

Telephone number +22966033280 is a number from Benin. The area code is 66. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider BéninCell.

Number portability may mean that this number is no longer used as a Mobile 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
Original Provider: BéninCell
Validity: The number is the correct length for a Benin phone number.

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

4th February 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 4th February 2018, telephone number +22966033280 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be James Hoffman 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.
How are you today?

I write to inform you that we have already sent you USD $5000.00. dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full
compensation payment total sum of USD $4.500.000.00 via western union by this government.

I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but you did not pick up my calls throughout that yesterday even this morning.
Now, I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up his USD $5000.00. to enable us send another USD $5000.00. today as you know we will be sending you only US$5000.00. per day. Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the USD $5000.00. and call me back to send you another payment today,

Director western Union Benin Republic
My direct phone line is +22966033280,
EMAIL:::::: ((

call or email me once you picked up this USD $5000.00. today. Here is the western union information to pick up the USD $5000.00.;

MTCN: 148- 641- ####
Sender’s Name: William Faust
SENDERS ADDRESS:14 high mayor road cotonou
AMOUNT: ,,,,,,$5,000

I am waiting for your call once you pick up this USD $5000.00 Please email me your direct telephone number because I need to be calling you once we send any payment for the information.



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*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

22966033280 +22966033280 0022966033280 01122966033280 001122966033280
01022966033280 229 66 03 32 80 229 660 332 80 229 6603 3280 229 66033280
229-66033280 229-6603-3280 229 660 33 280 +229 66 03 32 80 +229 660 332 80
+229 6603 3280 +229 66033280 +229-66033280 +229-6603-3280 +229 660 33 280
00229 66 03 32 80 00229 660 332 80 00229 6603 3280 00229 66033280 00229-66033280
00229-6603-3280 00229 660 33 280 011229 66 03 32 80 011229 660 332 80 011229 6603 3280
011229 66033280 011229-66033280 011229-6603-3280 011229 660 33 280 0011229 66 03 32 80
0011229 660 332 80 0011229 6603 3280 0011229 66033280 0011229-66033280 0011229-6603-3280
0011229 660 33 280 010229 66 03 32 80 010229 660 332 80 010229 6603 3280 010229 66033280
010229-66033280 010229-6603-3280 010229 660 33 280 (+229) 6603 3280

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