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Info on the number +22998723376

Telephone number +22998723376 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 September 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 16th September 2018, telephone number +22998723376 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr. Femi Gerald 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.
Attention.Beneficiary own of this US$10.5Million.,

This is to notify you that we have intercepted your parcel from COURIER
SERVICE,we have stopped the delivery process for some security reasons
stated below:
1. Our scanning system has detected that your parcel contains a conformable
VISA CARD to the tune of US$10.5Million..

2. Such VISA CARD coming from African /Europe/Asia is been verified by the
POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE which we have directed our inspection team to
proceed with the verification to ascertain the authenticity of the VISA
CARD and now after all the verification on the Parcel/VISA CARD, having
contacted the issuing institution who made it known to our office that the
VISA CARD is a Genuine one and Not ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED.
We have also forwarded the Serial Number of the CARD to the U.S, Treasury
Department and they confirmed that the CARD is Authentic and ready to be
cashed at any ATM MACHINES.

Also for the Delivery of the Parcel to continue, you are in obligation to
obtain from BENININ REPUBLIC, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from Benin High Court
which will back up the Origin of Fund in card. This is in line with the
Anti-Terrorist Campaign which the USA Government has embarked on recently
to protect our Territory from future attacks. You should therefore contact
the sender of the CARD or the DHL Courier Agent in Benin Republic to get
the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit
File Number to enable us forward your VISA CARD to your address.

Below is his contact information. Note that the cost of the Affidavit is
US$210.00 Dollars and do not hesitate to remit the amount to him by western
union money transfer with the above information stated below.


Country:Benin Republic
AMOUNT:$210.00. ONLY
Text Question:Colour

Upon payment for the Affidavit kindly revert back the payment information
on the western union money receipt to the follow contact

Name: Dr.Femi Gerald

We shall then forward the CARD to you and you will be sure of a genuine
CARD that is coming to you. We are doing this for your interest considering
the rate which fraudulent and stolen checks/CARD are been sent to our
innocent citizen that most times put them in problem. Always send your
correspondence to our secure email: (

Your urgent action on this notice will be appreciated.

Rattford J. Cottrell Chief Of U.S. Postal Inspection Service
Email:u.s.( )

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

22998723376 +22998723376 0022998723376 01122998723376 001122998723376
01022998723376 229 98 72 33 76 229 987 233 76 229 9872 3376 229 98723376
229-98723376 229-9872-3376 229 987 23 376 +229 98 72 33 76 +229 987 233 76
+229 9872 3376 +229 98723376 +229-98723376 +229-9872-3376 +229 987 23 376
00229 98 72 33 76 00229 987 233 76 00229 9872 3376 00229 98723376 00229-98723376
00229-9872-3376 00229 987 23 376 011229 98 72 33 76 011229 987 233 76 011229 9872 3376
011229 98723376 011229-98723376 011229-9872-3376 011229 987 23 376 0011229 98 72 33 76
0011229 987 233 76 0011229 9872 3376 0011229 98723376 0011229-98723376 0011229-9872-3376
0011229 987 23 376 010229 98 72 33 76 010229 987 233 76 010229 9872 3376 010229 98723376
010229-98723376 010229-9872-3376 010229 987 23 376 (+229) 9872 3376

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