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Info on the number +2298178672497

Telephone number +2298178672497 is a number from Benin.

Number portability may mean that this number is no longer used as a 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
Validity: Benin phone numbers should be 11 digits in length including the country code.The number you searched for is 13 digits long.

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

16th November 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 16th November 2018, telephone number +2298178672497 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Peter Charles 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.
Post Office -Cotonou Benin Republic.
Address: 20/22 Hospital Route Cotonou Benin Republic.
Tex/ (+229 81 786 724 97,


Re: Post Office -Cotonou Benin Republic urgently to avoid

From regular mail post office Benin Republic. This is to inform you
that there is an ATM Card in this office deposited by a private
organization body.

Your e-mail address was attached to it and is to be posted to you. We
have been waiting for you to contact us for your conformable ATM Card
which contains the sum of $800,000 United State Dollars and some vital
documents. So kindly get back to this office (Regular Mail Post office
Benin Republic) to avoid fraudulent issues concerning in this service.

You are to confirm and provide to us your postal address below.

Your full name..........
your country............
your postal address.....
Your direct phone........

Note: that every claims has an expiring period of fourteen working
days (3days) so you have that very urgently to avoid expiration.

Your best regard
email:( )
tell/ (+229 81 786 724 97,

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

2298178672497 +2298178672497 002298178672497 0112298178672497 00112298178672497
0102298178672497 098178672497

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