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Info on the number +22999200979

Telephone number +22999200979 is a number from Benin. The area code is 99. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider Globacom Ltd.

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
Original Provider: Globacom Ltd
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:

12th December 2017 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 12th December 2017, telephone number +22999200979 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr Richmond Cool 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.
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UBA Benin Corporate Headquarters: Address:
Carrefour des trois Banques Avenue Pape
Jean Paul II, Cotonou, Benin. Postal
Address: 01 BP 2020 Cotonou Benin.
Telephone: +229 60 56 92 39 and
+229 95 09 30 21. Fax:
+229 64 27 01 37.
Tel: +229 90 14 06 86.

Attention Dear Customer,

How are you today my friend? after our general meeting this morning with Benin Republic BOA bank director Dr Richmond Cool, with The International Monetary Fund(IMF) We concluded that your fund will be wire transfer into your account through online wire transfer into your bank account, but Note that your fund files will be returned to the IMF within 72 hours if the bank did not hear from you, this was the instruction given to us by the IMF with BOA BANK director Dr.Richmond Cool, for the information the contents therein were well noted base on expire date, i am expecting to hear from you today, which we have concluded to affect of your total sum of $4.3million USD is completely transferred to you through online wire transfer in this BOA bank of Africa Benin Republic.

In respect to this message of today,you are therefore advice to contact BOA Bank Of African Head Office payment cash center for immediate processing and successful opening your online account in your name today,According to the statement by the authorities this morning,i was finally made to understand that base on the financial law stipulated therein under sub section 4B (act59) on international fund transfer policy,stated that any funds going out side the country to abroad that the BOA BANK OF AFRICAN COTONOU BENIN is the only Trusted and leading bank that has every legal right to remit to avoid FBI or US DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY INTERVENTION as it may interest you to know that AMERICAN is a world power and has every legal right to stop any funds transferring from any where in the world.

Be officially informed that we received an authorization from The International Monetary Fund(IMF), Fund transfer or Warning!!! compensating all the scam victims any beneficiary that does not claim his/her fund before we close our file by end of this month, his/her fund will be sent back to the federal government reserve account as unclaimed fund, that is the instruction from The International Monetary Fund(IMF) so do try to contact the bank today or tomorrow morning for opening online account in your name, for you to start your transfer through online wire transfer, Note that your fund files will be returned to the IMF within 72 hours if you did not contact the bank today or tomorrow morning, this was the instruction given to us by the IMF.

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Your Full Name.............
Your Address....................
Your Phone ..........................
Your Bank Address....................
Your Copy Of ID.............................

Benin Republic, West Africa
Director:Dr Richmond Cool
Telephone: +229 99200979
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This number could also be written in the following formats

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229-99200979 229-9920-0979 229 992 00 979 +229 99 20 09 79 +229 992 009 79
+229 9920 0979 +229 99200979 +229-99200979 +229-9920-0979 +229 992 00 979
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011229 99200979 011229-99200979 011229-9920-0979 011229 992 00 979 0011229 99 20 09 79
0011229 992 009 79 0011229 9920 0979 0011229 99200979 0011229-99200979 0011229-9920-0979
0011229 992 00 979 010229 99 20 09 79 010229 992 009 79 010229 9920 0979 010229 99200979
010229-99200979 010229-9920-0979 010229 992 00 979 (+229) 9920 0979

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