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Telephone number +22996065288 is a number from Benin. The area code is 96. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones.

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
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:

19th February 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 19th February 2018, telephone number +22996065288 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr. Melchor Esono Edjo working for BGFIBank Plc 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.
Annex Office, No:01 BP 4270 Cotonou ? BENIN
Tel Number: +229-960-65288

Dear Email Owner/Fund Beneficiary,


This is to inform you that, We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Africa with the help of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and FBI. We have been able to track down so many of this scam artist in various parts of African countries which includes (Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Ghana, Cameroon and Senegal) and they are all in Government custody now, they will
appear at International Criminal Court(ICC) Hague (Netherlands)soon for Criminal/Fraud Justice.

During the course of our investigation, we have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists. The United Nations Anti-Crime Commission and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have ordered the money recovered from the Scammers to be shared among the Lucky people around the World for compensation. This
Email/Letter is been directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scammer artists file and computer hard-disk while the investigation, maybe you have been scammed. You are therefore being compensated in your local currency with the sum of $3.7(THREE Million Seven Hundred Thousand

We have also arrested some of those who claim that they are barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents who has been sending you SMS on your phone that you have won a lottery which does not exist. Since your email address appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation funds, we have arranged your payment to be paid to you through ATM VISA CARD. An ATM Visa Card will be issued in your name and your $3.7 will be loaded into it, and deliver it to your postal address with the Pin Number, as to enable you withdrawal your funds from any Bank ATM Machine in the World.

To issue the ATM Visa Card,you are therefore advised to contact the BGFIBank PLC BENIN,this is so because the United Nations Anti-Crime Commission and the
International Monetary Fund(IMF) and the Government has chosen them to payout all the compensation funds to the 100 Lucky beneficiaries, because BGFIBank ATM Visa Card is a global payments technology that enables consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments to use digital currency instead of cash and checks,

Kindly contact the BGFIBank ATM Visa Card Issuance Department now with the below contact details: Contact: DR. Melchor Esono Edjo Director ATM VISA CARD Issuance Department (BGFIBank Plc BENIN) Contact Email: Direct Office lines: +229-960-65288

Contact him now for the delivery of your ATM Card.As soon as you establish a contact with him, an ATM card will be issued to you immediately which you can use to withdraw your funds in any Bank ATM Machine, but the maximum is $3.000 per day because the Card has been upgrade. So if you like to receive your funds through this means you'r e advised to contact (DR. Melchor Esono Edjo ) with the following information as stated below:
1. Your Full Name:
2. Address Where You Want the Courier Company to Send Your ATM Card To or (P.O Box)
3. Your Age:
4. Occupation:
5. Cell/Mobile Number:

Please Be Warned,as The United Nations Anti-Crime Commission and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) does not instruct any other Bank or agent in this payment except ( DR. Melchor Esono Edjo ), whom we can only give attention to, and from now, we advice you to stop all the communications you are having with any other
Agent or bank officials in Europe, Asia and Africa regarding to your payment.

Thanks for your understanding as you follow instructions.

Yours in Services.

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This number could also be written in the following formats

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01022996065288 229 96 06 52 88 229 960 652 88 229 9606 5288 229 96065288
229-96065288 229-9606-5288 229 960 65 288 +229 96 06 52 88 +229 960 652 88
+229 9606 5288 +229 96065288 +229-96065288 +229-9606-5288 +229 960 65 288
00229 96 06 52 88 00229 960 652 88 00229 9606 5288 00229 96065288 00229-96065288
00229-9606-5288 00229 960 65 288 011229 96 06 52 88 011229 960 652 88 011229 9606 5288
011229 96065288 011229-96065288 011229-9606-5288 011229 960 65 288 0011229 96 06 52 88
0011229 960 652 88 0011229 9606 5288 0011229 96065288 0011229-96065288 0011229-9606-5288
0011229 960 65 288 010229 96 06 52 88 010229 960 652 88 010229 9606 5288 010229 96065288
010229-96065288 010229-9606-5288 010229 960 65 288 (+229) 9606 5288

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