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Telephone number +22998481716 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:

25th April 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 25th April 2018, telephone number +22998481716 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Andrew C. Yayi working for Standard Trust Bank Benin using email address gtbank.plc@safrica.com 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.
Standard Trust Bank Benin
02 BP 1386 Tokpa
Tel: 00229-69392414
Tel: 00229-98481716
Fax: 00229-2198435
E-mail gtbank.plc@safrica.com

Greeting, please we need your urgent response to this details

We apologies for the delay of your payment and all the inconveniences you might have encountered, it is not our fault for not meeting up with the transfer of your fund therefore we apologies once again. From the records of outstanding payment, your file is still available in the list of foreign beneficiaries who have not yet received their payment. Please bear with us for making this initial contact through email.

Meanwhile, a woman contacted us with a letter stating that she is your sister and she is contacting us regarding your outstanding fund which you was unable to claim before your sudden accident that caused a very big damages in your health that you are unable either to talk or remember anything. She said that you told her in the past about your fund in Bank of Africa and she contacted Bank of Africa and they directed her to this bank, African Development Bank Benin Republic. She also said that she is aware of the charges you supposed to pay for the international bank transfer of the fund and she will pay it.

Her information is listed below.

Name: Mrs. C. W.
Bank name: Citibank, Arizona USA
Account Number: 650380XXXX
Routing number: 322271627
Swift code#:WMSBUS66
Address: 1723 Palmdale Bulv
Palmdale Ca.93550
Her phone number +1 216 584-XXXX

During the interview she stated that you are hospitalized and the family need the money for your treatment and other things. Please we need to hear from you as a matter of urgency if you truly sent this woman or not so that African Development Bank will not beheld responsible for paying into wrong account, if this woman is not your representative, kindly get back to us as urgent as possible because she is waiting for an approval from ministry of finance.

Your sincerely
Mr. Andrew C. Yayi
Foreign remittance department

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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

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01022998481716 229 98 48 17 16 229 984 817 16 229 9848 1716 229 98481716
229-98481716 229-9848-1716 229 984 81 716 +229 98 48 17 16 +229 984 817 16
+229 9848 1716 +229 98481716 +229-98481716 +229-9848-1716 +229 984 81 716
00229 98 48 17 16 00229 984 817 16 00229 9848 1716 00229 98481716 00229-98481716
00229-9848-1716 00229 984 81 716 011229 98 48 17 16 011229 984 817 16 011229 9848 1716
011229 98481716 011229-98481716 011229-9848-1716 011229 984 81 716 0011229 98 48 17 16
0011229 984 817 16 0011229 9848 1716 0011229 98481716 0011229-98481716 0011229-9848-1716
0011229 984 81 716 010229 98 48 17 16 010229 984 817 16 010229 9848 1716 010229 98481716
010229-98481716 010229-9848-1716 010229 984 81 716 (+229) 9848 1716

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