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Info on the number +27788801618

Telephone number +27788801618 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:

12th February 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 12th February 2018, telephone number +27788801618 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Joseph Zinzi 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.
Dear: Sir/Madam

you may be surprised to receive this letter from me since you do not know me personally. I am Joseph zinzi, the first son of Mr. Edward zinzi , who was recently murdered in the land dispute in Zimbabwe. I got your contact through network online hence decided to write you.

Before the death of my father, he had taken me to Johannesburg to deposit the sum of US$62.8millon in one of the private security companies, as if he foresaw the looming danger in Zimbabwe.

This money was deposited in a box as germ stones to avoid much demurrage from the Security Company. This amount was meant for the purchase of new machines and chemicals for the farms and establishment of a new farm in Swaziland.

This land problem came when Zimbabwean President Mr. Robert Mugabe introduced a new Land Act reform which wholly affected the rich white farmers and some few black farmers. This resulted to the killing and mob action by Zimbabwean war veterans and some lunatics in the society. In fact, a lot of people were killed because of this land reformed Act for which my father was one of the victims.

It is against this background that, I and my family who are currently staying in South Africa decided to transfer my fatherís money to a foreign country since the law of South Africa prohibits refugees open any bank account or to be involved in any financial transaction throughout the territorial zones of South Africa.

As the eldest son of my father, I am saddled with the responsibility of seeking a genuine foreign account where this money could be transferred into without the knowledge of my government who are bent on taking everything.

All i seek for is an honest businessman, whom I can entrust my future and that of my family , I must also let you know that this transaction is 100%risk free. If you accept to assist me and my
family all I want from you is for you to make arrangements and come to Johannesburg Ė South Africa, so that you can help me open a non-resident account in your name which will us in transferring the money into any account you will nominate overseas. This money I intend to use for investment and growth in your country.

I have two options for you, firstly you can choose to have certain percentage of the money for nominating your account for this transaction, Or you can go into partnership with me for the proper profitable investment of the money in your country.

Whichever the option you want, feel free to notify me. I have also mapped out 5% of this money for all kinds of expenses we might incur in the process of this transaction. If you do not prefer a partnership I am willing to give you 25% of the money while the remaining 70% will remain for me and my family. If you are really capable and willing to assist me please contact me immediately with the above telephone or this e-mail address:
Telephone: +2778-8801-618 E-mail:

With which I have sent you this message. Finally, please treat this matter as urgent as possible; Iím in dire need to leave this country soonest.

Thanks for your mutual co-operation, Telephone: +2778-8801-618 E-mail:

I expect your soonest response.

Kind Regards,
(For the Family)

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This number could also be written in the following formats

27788801618 +27788801618 0027788801618 01127788801618 001127788801618
01027788801618 27 78 880 1618 27 (78) 880 1618 +27 78 880 1618 +27 (78) 880 1618
0027 78 880 1618 0027 (78) 880 1618 01127 78 880 1618 01127 (78) 880 1618 001127 78 880 1618
001127 (78) 880 1618 01027 78 880 1618 01027 (78) 880 1618

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