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Info on the number +27783806339

Telephone number +27783806339 is a number from South Africa. The area code is 78. The number is designated as being used for Mobile telephones. The number was originally operated by the provider MTN.

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: 27
Country Name: South Africa
Type: Mobile
Original Provider: MTN
Validity: The number is the correct length for a South African phone number.

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

26th May 2023 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 26th May 2023, telephone number +27783806339 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be James Shona 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.
From: Mr. James Shona.
Email: (
#142 Highlands North Balfour Park
Johannesburg, South Africa.
Tel: +2778-380-6339.

Attention: Sir/Madam,


I am sincerely seeking for your confidence in this transaction, which I propose as a person of integrity.

I am Mr. James Shona, a native of Western Cape in the Republic of South Africa and a deputy director under the department of minerals and Energy (contract award committee). I got your contact details from the South Africa Exchange Information On-line Service (S.A.E.I.S) in my search for a reputable company or individual to assist me sincerely and confidentially, which your information and profile proved very satisfactory, so I decided to contact you immediately.

To be our silent partner and receive the funds as the sole benefactor to the contract amount which we shall secure all legal documentation to authenticate our claim and put you through as the beneficiary. For your assistance in this project, you will be entitled to 25% of the principal amount and 5% is set aside to cover all expense(s) from both side during the course the project.

The said money came from an over-invoiced contract for the refurbishment of mines and supplies in Kruger Gold Mine sector in the year 2018 before the world cup event by a foreign contractor, Mr. Charles Lewis (now deceased). The contract which was valued at Sixty-Five Million United States Dollars (US$75M) and was over invoiced to amount of Ninety-Seven Million, five hundred thousand United States Dollars (US$105.5M) The said contract was executed in the same year 2013 and has been fully paid up leaving the over-invoice amount of the sum of Thirty-Five Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$35.5M) only. This amount would be transferred to your designated bank account upon your response and approval.

All modalities for the transfer of this fund have been put in place and I am using this opportunity to assure you that the transfer process is entirely risk free and I am trusting that you partner with me without any bias of mind and with full trust. Please kindly reply through this email address: ( I am anticipating response from you soon as a future partner in this business.

Yours faithfully,

Mr. James Shona.
Tel: +2778-380-6339.

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This number could also be written in the following formats

27783806339 +27783806339 0027783806339 01127783806339 001127783806339
01027783806339 27 78 380 6339 27 (78) 380 6339 +27 78 380 6339 +27 (78) 380 6339
0027 78 380 6339 0027 (78) 380 6339 01127 78 380 6339 01127 (78) 380 6339 001127 78 380 6339
001127 (78) 380 6339 01027 78 380 6339 01027 (78) 380 6339