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Info on the number +2299848090

Telephone number +2299848090 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: Benin phone numbers should be 11 digits in length including the country code.The number you searched for is 10 digits long.

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

8th November 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 8th November 2018, telephone number +2299848090 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr Good Luck Ben 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.
Rue 1171 Isiokwe Road, Cotonou Benin Republic.

Dear Customer,

According to the instruction passed to this R.I.A Money Transfer
Department from the office Governor of the Central Bank Benin, A total
sum of $3.500,000.00 (Three Million Five Hundred Thousand United
States Dollars only) has been instructed to be paid to you.
According to the explanations made, the Central Bank and Government,
have decided to take over the issue of your transfer to save you from
all wire transfer problems you were facing previously.This is to help
us check-mate all the Fraudulent activities going on here in West
Africa at large. You shall be paid bit by bit until your total sum is
completely received right from the Counter of any R.I.A Money Transfer
closest to you.

We have been asked to release to you a total of US$5000.00 in every
five Hours (5hours) until the funds is completely paid out, as that is
the maximum limit we are legally allowed to pay in a particular
After the failure in the transfer of your fund through other means
which may have been made impossible by the European, American or
British high commission and other bodies, I was ordered from the
office of the President and the Central Bank Of Benin Republic to make
your payment swiftly via this medium, you will be receiving
$5000.00usd usd every five hours starting from today. Provide your
full receivers names for the payment and an activation fee of
$5000.00usd only to get your payment files activated so that we will
start sending your hourly payment as agreed.

The required fee of $77.00 should be sent through R.I.A Money Transfer
or money gram. Upon the receipt of the $77.00 your payment files will
be activated to enable you receive your first installment payment of
$5000.00usd immediately. Send the $77.00 usd payment information to us
through the above email address.
Note: You can not be able to start picking up the money until your
Name is activated to the system.

Here Is The Information Which You Will Use To Send The Required Fee Of
$77.00 usd Via western union or money gram money Transfer. The
Receivers Information For The $77.00 as follows:
Receivers name:—-Dick Ibe
Country: Benin Republic
Text Question:——IN God?
Answer:———–We Trust
Sender’s name:————-

Immediately we receives the payment, we shall activate your payment
files and start sending your payments. Call immediately on this direct
phone Office:+229-9848090 for more Details and directives.
Congratulate once again.

DR Good Luck Ben.

Further details of this report can be found on the forum

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This number could also be written in the following formats

2299848090 +2299848090 002299848090 0112299848090 00112299848090
0102299848090 099848090

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