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Info on the number +2348022070289

Telephone number +2348022070289 is a number from Nigeria. The area code is 802. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider Airtel Nigeria.

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: 234
Country Name: Nigeria
Type: Mobile
Original Provider: Airtel Nigeria
Validity: The number is the correct length for a Nigerian mobile phone number.

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

16th October 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 16th October 2018, telephone number +2348022070289 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Benneth Joseph working for African Development Bank 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.
African Development Bank
Plot 813, Lake Chad Crescent
Maitama District
Abuja, Nigeria

Attention: Sir/Madam.

This letter is written to you in order to change your life from today. I am Mr. Benneth Joseph the Director, International Remittance Department of this Bank, My Boss, Mr.Ousmane Dore, the Managing director of this bank is now on compulsory leave and all power have been vested on me to make all international payments.

Also, due to reported cases of corrupt practices in other African Banks including the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Government has revoked/canceled all power vested on those banks and has appointed our bank (African Development Bank Nigeria) to make all foreign payments.

Be informed that the Federal Government have approved the release of part-payment of$6.5M (Six Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) out of your total funds, which has been in this bank for many years unclaimed because my boss Mr.Ousmane Dore, in collaboration with the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have refused to tell you the truth on how to claim your fund this is because he has been using the interest accumulated from your fund every year to enrich himself without your knowledge.

I am here to ensure you have your payment into your bank account using the easiest and the quickest method, which have not been made known to you before.
By this method, you will open a domiciliary account with this bank (African Development Bank) Your fund will be lodged into this domiciliary account and will be paid directly into any bank of your choice. After the transfer, you will confirm the fund in your bank account within 5hours the same day.

No Cost of Transfer (COT) and no stoppage from any Government departments as the transfer will be done within the bank alone and it is very safe and legitimate.

The method which was introduced to you before is the Telegraphic Transfer (TT)for which confirmation was 48hrs or above, because of the time factor, petitions could come from various organizations stopping your payment and asking you to pay huge fee which would be difficult for you to pay so that they can benefit from the huge interest your fund generates while still in the Bank.

Those methods are not safe for you because it is not done within the bank alone as information of the payment would be sent to the Central Control Unit (CCU) of the Federal Ministry of Finance and office of the Accountant General of the Federation.

As a God Fearing Christian, I have nothing to gain by keeping your fund, I want to assist you receive your fund before my boss resumes office. You have to follow up and work with me now, so keep this very confidential. Your present/valid account co-ordinates and amount to be claimed so that I do not transfer your fund to the wrong Bank Account.

You are advise to forward your

Full Name:
Your contact address:
Your phone number:
Your Occupation:
Your Sex: Male
Your Date of Birth:

To enable me open a domiciliary account for you {Be informed that opening account is free} Although there are terms and conditions for the activation.

Awaiting your urgent response,

Mr. Benneth Joseph

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29th April 2018 - Fake Website Scam

On 29th April 2018, telephone number +2348022070289 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be African Development Bank using email address and fake website as part of a Fake Website Scam.

Further details of this report can be found on our 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

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0102348022070289 234 802 207 0289 234 8022070289 234-8022070289 234-802-2070-289
234-802-207-0289 234-80-22070289 +234 802 207 0289 +234 8022070289 +234-8022070289
+234-802-2070-289 +234-802-207-0289 +234-80-22070289 00234 802 207 0289 00234 8022070289
00234-8022070289 00234-802-2070-289 00234-802-207-0289 00234-80-22070289 011234 802 207 0289
011234 8022070289 011234-8022070289 011234-802-2070-289 011234-802-207-0289 011234-80-22070289
0011234 802 207 0289 0011234 8022070289 0011234-8022070289 0011234-802-2070-289 0011234-802-207-0289
0011234-80-22070289 010234 802 207 0289 010234 8022070289 010234-8022070289 010234-802-2070-289
010234-802-207-0289 010234-80-22070289 (+234) 8022-070289

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