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Info on the number +2348165979508

Telephone number +2348165979508 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:

22nd October 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 22nd October 2018, telephone number +2348165979508 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed 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.
Greetings From Desk of Honorable
Minister of Finance Nigerian
Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna AHMED
Tel: +2348165979508

Ref: FNG/Payment 16/FMF-CBN 009/2018

Attention Dear E-mail Account Beneficiary,

I am Hon, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna AHMED, the New appointed Finance Minister, Federal Republic Of Nigeria. I am communicating you base on the report I receive in respect of an unpaid ECOWAS Re-fund Approved Compensation Payment $2, 700, 000.00 in your name presently at our custody. Based on the meeting held yesterday with the United Nations Official, IMF officials in collaboration with ECOWAS Board Authorities and Office of Minister Hon, Sir. Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairperson-elect of the African Union Commission, in respects to your ECOWAS Re-fund Compensation Payment File of which your name and email ID was listed among the unpaid beneficiaries, I write to inform you that your files is on our desk to pay you a total sum of Two Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($2,700,000.00 USD) as your ECOWAS Re-fund Compensation Payment.

Note that we are having a disagreement with a lady named Mrs. Brenda A. Thomas, from United States of America, who contacted the Board on few days ago, claiming to be your new next-of-kin, that you have given her the power of attorney to claim your unpaid Fund worth $2,700,000.00 USD, she clearly informed the Board that you have instructed her to receive the funds on your behalf, that you are severely ill which makes it impossible for you to contact the Board, in respects of your approved fund ECOWAS Re-fund Compensation Payment.

If the above named person with bank account details mentioned below is from you, kindly write to the Executive Board of Director's Federal Ministry of Finance Nigeria with proper means of identification to the said name.

Here is the Bank Account DETAILS from the above mentioned claimant.

Swift Code: WFBIUS6S
Account Number: 10570217004
Routing Number: 026012881

Verify and write to us immediately, while the Board awaits your urgent response.

Yours sincerely
Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna AHMED
Minister of Finance Nigerian
Tel: +2348165979508

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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

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234-816-597-9508 234-81-65979508 +234 816 597 9508 +234 8165979508 +234-8165979508
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00234-8165979508 00234-816-5979-508 00234-816-597-9508 00234-81-65979508 011234 816 597 9508
011234 8165979508 011234-8165979508 011234-816-5979-508 011234-816-597-9508 011234-81-65979508
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010234-816-597-9508 010234-81-65979508 (+234) 8165-979508

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