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Info on the number +85256374825

Telephone number +85256374825 is a number from Hong Kong. The area code is 5. The number is designated as being used for Mobiles and VoIP telephones.

Number portability may mean that this number is no longer used as a Mobiles and VoIP 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: 852
Country Name: Hong Kong
Type: Mobiles and VoIP
Validity: The number is the correct length for a Hong Kong phone number.

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

8th October 2019 - Advance Fee Fraud Scam

On 8th October 2019, telephone number +85256374825 was reported as being used by scammers to pretend to be Musa Edward 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 the Desk of Musa Edward
(BOA) Bank of Africa.Read and Reply to my Private Email (

Dear friend,
I am Mr. Musa Edward, The head of file department of Bank of Africa (BOA) Here in Burkina Faso / Ouagadougou. In my department we discover an abandoned sum of (US$11.million US DOLLARS) (Eleven million US DOLLARS) in an account that belongs to one of our foreign customer who died in a plane crash along with his family. Since 1996.i Want you to come and stand as next of kin to achieve this fund since you are a foreigner my bank will be convince and approve the fund to you. Write me here ( while I will deals you more whenever I receive your respond to my offer. Call my private mobile line which is +226 67 11 27 67 i wait to hear from you sooner to enable us process the transfer to your account.
Thanks and God bless you,
Best regards,
Mr. Musa Edward

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This number could also be written in the following formats

85256374825 +85256374825 0085256374825 01185256374825 001185256374825

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