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Info on the number +22966228996

Telephone number +22966228996 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 September 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 4th September 2018, telephone number +22966228996 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Elliott Harris 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.


This is to acquaint you on the outcome of our 1 day meeting with U.N International Financial Investigation Unit and the Association of Better Business Bureau to compensate scam victims upon due verification, we have jointly approved US$ 55.5m(FIFTY FIVE MILLION, Five hundred thousand United States Dollars) for every confirmed victim. Your E-mail address was generated through the computer ballot system as one of the selected victim to receive this compensation. However, adequate arrangement has been put in place to upload the approved payment compensation into a Platinum Card that can be accessible at any inter-switch cash machine anywhere in the world. Finally; for the purpose of proper verification of your claims, it is imperative that you furnish us with the following of your details necessary to process release/remittance of your payment:

TAKE NOTE; the compensation is free of any illegal threat, as its confirmed by the international monetary department. the UN-nations has mapped out this fund to be delivered to you, so your fund is in care of the inter-switch master card company, they have been giving the contract and the permission to load your fund into an ATM master card, which you can use to make an online transfer. they are now the only reliable company so far that the UN has entrusted with this huge project to carry out your fund transfer processing, since the inability of the uba banks and other banks, both the dhl, FedEx. ups to make a smooth fund transfer and delivery. the united nations has now entrusted the INTER-SWITCH MASTERCARD COMPANY…to take charge of your fund transfer and they will also be in-charge of the delivery.

every expense has been made for the safe delivery of your ATM master card, so you will contact them and make a choice of the names you will like it to be on the master card. also they will demand for $95 for the processing of your master card. this will be all that will be required of you, and no one will ever demand for any fees from you until you receive your master card. then the company will deduct 12% for the expenses, upon the activation of your master card.

the UN will activate your card once its in your possession, a picture of you will be taking with the card when its delivered to you for confirmation. you don’t have to worry for any incurred fee or damage. the inter-switch company will make this delivery a success…..


Receiver’s Name: Obed Bill
Country: Benin Republic
City: Cotonou
Text Question: INTER
Text Answer: QUICK
Amount: $95.00usd

Your Full Names:
Your Direct Telephone Number:
Contact Address FOR ATM DELIVERY
Photocopy of any I.D you may have:

You are expected to forward the above information to the Authorized Payment Center below:
Phone: +229 66228996

You are advised to contact the above bank with your information to enable your fund processed and released to you within the stipulated time frame.Cordially,

Elliott Harris.
For, United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
+229 66228996

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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01022966228996 229 66 22 89 96 229 662 289 96 229 6622 8996 229 66228996
229-66228996 229-6622-8996 229 662 28 996 +229 66 22 89 96 +229 662 289 96
+229 6622 8996 +229 66228996 +229-66228996 +229-6622-8996 +229 662 28 996
00229 66 22 89 96 00229 662 289 96 00229 6622 8996 00229 66228996 00229-66228996
00229-6622-8996 00229 662 28 996 011229 66 22 89 96 011229 662 289 96 011229 6622 8996
011229 66228996 011229-66228996 011229-6622-8996 011229 662 28 996 0011229 66 22 89 96
0011229 662 289 96 0011229 6622 8996 0011229 66228996 0011229-66228996 0011229-6622-8996
0011229 662 28 996 010229 66 22 89 96 010229 662 289 96 010229 6622 8996 010229 66228996
010229-66228996 010229-6622-8996 010229 662 28 996 (+229) 6622 8996

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