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Info on the number +2348162002966

Telephone number +2348162002966 is a number from Nigeria. The area code is 816. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider MTN 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: MTN 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:

4th September 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 4th September 2018, telephone number +2348162002966 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Peter Williams 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.
How are you today?

I write to inform you that we have already sent you USD6,000.00 dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment total sum of USD2.800.000.00 via western union by this government. Therefore you should call Mr.Peter Williams to give you more information through phone or email him immediately,and I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up this USD6,000.00 to enable us send another USD6,000.00 today as you know we will be sending you only USD6, 000.00 per day.

Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the USD6, 000.00 and call me back to send you another payment today, My direct phone line is ;+234,81620-02966, Manager Mr.Peter Williams Email: ( call or email me once you picked up this USD6, 000.00 today.

Here is the western union information to pick up the USD6,000.00;
MTCN : 800-964-1816
Sender's Name: Samuel Chukwuma
Text Question: In God?
Answer: We Trust
Amount: USD 6,000.00

I am waiting for your call once you pick up this USD6,000.00,
Uba Bank


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

2348162002966 +2348162002966 002348162002966 0112348162002966 00112348162002966
0102348162002966 234 816 200 2966 234 8162002966 234-8162002966 234-816-2002-966
234-816-200-2966 234-81-62002966 +234 816 200 2966 +234 8162002966 +234-8162002966
+234-816-2002-966 +234-816-200-2966 +234-81-62002966 00234 816 200 2966 00234 8162002966
00234-8162002966 00234-816-2002-966 00234-816-200-2966 00234-81-62002966 011234 816 200 2966
011234 8162002966 011234-8162002966 011234-816-2002-966 011234-816-200-2966 011234-81-62002966
0011234 816 200 2966 0011234 8162002966 0011234-8162002966 0011234-816-2002-966 0011234-816-200-2966
0011234-81-62002966 010234 816 200 2966 010234 8162002966 010234-8162002966 010234-816-2002-966
010234-816-200-2966 010234-81-62002966 (+234) 8162-002966

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