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Info on the number +2348165473899

Telephone number +2348165473899 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:

31st July 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 31st July 2018, telephone number +2348165473899 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Gene Leon 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.
TELEPHONE: +234-8165-473-899

ATTN: Beneficiary

This is to intimate you of a very important information which will be of a Great help to redeem you from all the difficulties you have been Experiencing in getting your long over due payment due to excessive demand For money from you by both corrupt Bank officials and Courier Companies After which your fund remain unpaid to you.

I am Mr. Gene Leon. The Senior Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Nigeria - Africa, it may interest you to know that reports have reached Our office by so many correspondences on the uneasy way which people like You are treated by Various Banks and Courier Companies across Europe to Africa and Asia and we have decided to put a stop to that and that is why i was appointed to handle your transaction here in Nigeria.

All Governmental and Non-Governmental parasites, NGOs, Finance Companies, Banks, Security Companies and Courier companies which have been in contact With you of late have been instructed to back up from your transaction and You have been advised NOT to respond to them anymore since the IMF is now Directly in charge of your payment.

You are hereby advised NOT to remit further payment to any institutions With respect to your transaction as your fund will be transferred to you directly from our source. I hope this is clear. Any action contrary to this instruction is at your own risk.

Respond to this e-mail on ( with immediate effect and we shall give you further details on how your fund will be released.

Also call me as soon as you send the e-mail so that you will be given an immediate response: Direct Hotline: CALL: +234-8165-473-899.


Mr. Gene Leon.

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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

2348165473899 +2348165473899 002348165473899 0112348165473899 00112348165473899
0102348165473899 234 816 547 3899 234 8165473899 234-8165473899 234-816-5473-899
234-816-547-3899 234-81-65473899 +234 816 547 3899 +234 8165473899 +234-8165473899
+234-816-5473-899 +234-816-547-3899 +234-81-65473899 00234 816 547 3899 00234 8165473899
00234-8165473899 00234-816-5473-899 00234-816-547-3899 00234-81-65473899 011234 816 547 3899
011234 8165473899 011234-8165473899 011234-816-5473-899 011234-816-547-3899 011234-81-65473899
0011234 816 547 3899 0011234 8165473899 0011234-8165473899 0011234-816-5473-899 0011234-816-547-3899
0011234-81-65473899 010234 816 547 3899 010234 8165473899 010234-8165473899 010234-816-5473-899
010234-816-547-3899 010234-81-65473899 (+234) 8165-473899

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