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Info on the number +2348174993942

Telephone number +2348174993942 is a number from Nigeria. The area code is 817. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider Etisalat 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: Etisalat 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:

14th December 2017 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 14th December 2017, telephone number +2348174993942 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr. Ben Lucas 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.
Attention Dear Beneficiary:

How are you?well i have to inform you that your payment has been
approve,through Atm Card which will be send to you.I will meet the
minister of finance by Tomorrow to discuss on how i can obtain your
Atm Card,kindly provide me your mobile phone and your home address. i
will call you as soon as i finalize with them in this regard as soon
it given to me i will attach you the the copy so that you can view it
before going to Dhl to Register your parcel to you.

I want you to make sure your address you are sending to me is
correct because that is what i will submit to Dhl .You should keep fee
of your Atm Card delivery which i know that is around $245,00 for Dhl
delivery of your parcel to your door step.I too will update you by
tomorrow as soon as i finalize with the Cbn Governor and With the
Minister of Finance .

Thank you and i wait for your response now.

(1) your full name
(2) your full address
(3) your direct telephone number.

My Regards.
Dr. Ben Lucas
Manager, Foreign Operation ATM Card Dept


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

2348174993942 +2348174993942 002348174993942 0112348174993942 00112348174993942
0102348174993942 234 817 499 3942 234 8174993942 234-8174993942 234-817-4993-942
234-817-499-3942 234-81-74993942 +234 817 499 3942 +234 8174993942 +234-8174993942
+234-817-4993-942 +234-817-499-3942 +234-81-74993942 00234 817 499 3942 00234 8174993942
00234-8174993942 00234-817-4993-942 00234-817-499-3942 00234-81-74993942 011234 817 499 3942
011234 8174993942 011234-8174993942 011234-817-4993-942 011234-817-499-3942 011234-81-74993942
0011234 817 499 3942 0011234 8174993942 0011234-8174993942 0011234-817-4993-942 0011234-817-499-3942
0011234-81-74993942 010234 817 499 3942 010234 8174993942 010234-8174993942 010234-817-4993-942
010234-817-499-3942 010234-81-74993942 (+234) 8174-993942

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