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Info on the number +22998206977

Telephone number +22998206977 is a number from Benin. The area code is 98. 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:

16th December 2017 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 16th December 2017, telephone number +22998206977 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be James Jones 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.

We have actually been authorized by the newly appointed Minister of finance and the governing body of the United Nations Monetary Unit to investigate the unnecessary delay on your payment, recommended and approved in your favor. During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily delayed by corrupt officials of the Bank in attempt to swindle your fund which has led to so many losses from your end and unnecessary delay in the receipt of your payment.

The United Nations and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has chosen to pay out all the compensation funds to 150 Beneficiaries from U.S.A, Europe, Canada, United Arab Emirates,Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South America, Australia and Asia and Africa Continent through ATM Visa Card as this is a global payments technology that enables consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments to use digital currency instead of Cash and Checks.

We have arranged your payment to be paid to you through ATM Visa Card and this will be issued on your Name and shall be posted directly to your address via DHL or any courier services available in your country. Upon your contact with us, the sum of US$9.500,000.00 will be credited into the ATM Visa Card and this will enable you to withdraw your funds in any ATM Machines in your country with a minimum withdrawal of US$5000.00 per day. Your limit can be increase to any amount upon your request.

In this regards, you are to contact and furnish the requested information to the Directorate of International Payment and Transfer with the followings;

1. Your Name:
2. Country :
3. Age :
4. Occupation :
5. Mobile Telephone:
6. Delivery Address:

Endeavor to furnish the above information to the officers below for the issuance and delivery of your ATM Visa Card;

Hon. James Jones
Director of International Payment
Telephone: (+229) 98206977

We required your urgent response to this email as directed to avoid further delay.

Yours faithfully,
Scott Peter
Public Relation Officer.

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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

22998206977 +22998206977 0022998206977 01122998206977 001122998206977
01022998206977 229 98 20 69 77 229 982 069 77 229 9820 6977 229 98206977
229-98206977 229-9820-6977 229 982 06 977 +229 98 20 69 77 +229 982 069 77
+229 9820 6977 +229 98206977 +229-98206977 +229-9820-6977 +229 982 06 977
00229 98 20 69 77 00229 982 069 77 00229 9820 6977 00229 98206977 00229-98206977
00229-9820-6977 00229 982 06 977 011229 98 20 69 77 011229 982 069 77 011229 9820 6977
011229 98206977 011229-98206977 011229-9820-6977 011229 982 06 977 0011229 98 20 69 77
0011229 982 069 77 0011229 9820 6977 0011229 98206977 0011229-98206977 0011229-9820-6977
0011229 982 06 977 010229 98 20 69 77 010229 982 069 77 010229 9820 6977 010229 98206977
010229-98206977 010229-9820-6977 010229 982 06 977 (+229) 9820 6977

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