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Info on the number +27789361496

Telephone number +27789361496 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:

9th October 2018 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 9th October 2018, telephone number +27789361496 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Dr. Frank Khumalo 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

It is my pleasure to contact you to discuss investment opportunities of US$62.8 Million US Dollars , I must apologize for using this unconventional means to contact you in a business of this nature but please understand that i am in dare need. I am Mr. Frank Khumalo a very close friend and confidant of the former first lady of Zimbabwe Mrs Grace Mugabe , prior to the military intervention that ousted President Robert Mugabe I helped the ex first lady to move some funds out of Zimbabwe amounting to US$62.8 Million

This money deposited in Global Security & Finance Company in Malaysia as a family valuable on now She has instructed me to secure this money out of Malaysia for investment as she feels the resentments she is facing after the change of government and wish to retire with this money in another country. I will introduce you to the financial attorney that assisted us to make this deposit to explain to you more and work with you on how we can move this fund out immediately.

This money was realized from the proceeds from her farms which as a first lady she used her office to secure so it has nothing to do with the government Please note that this fund will not be investigated or recalled in the near future as all document to move this fund will be legally obtained. Be assured that this is a legitimate fund and will be transferred legitimately. I am hoping that you will accept to partnership with me. Thanks for your anticipated Co-operation.
Waiting to hear from you.
Dr. Frank Khumalo

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This number could also be written in the following formats

27789361496 +27789361496 0027789361496 01127789361496 001127789361496
01027789361496 27 78 936 1496 27 (78) 936 1496 +27 78 936 1496 +27 (78) 936 1496
0027 78 936 1496 0027 (78) 936 1496 01127 78 936 1496 01127 (78) 936 1496 001127 78 936 1496
001127 (78) 936 1496 01027 78 936 1496 01027 (78) 936 1496

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