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This topic gives information about the telephone number +22998540795, which has been identified as being used by scammers as part of their scam. This first post gives some general information about the telephone number, such as the country/area it is from, the type of number and the provider. Additional posts give information about occurrences of the number being used as part of a scam.

About telephone number +22998540795

Telephone number +22998540795 has a country code of 229, which indicates that it is from Benin. The dialling code (98) indicates that the number is a mobile number. The original service provider was "Globacom Ltd (GLO)".

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Telephone number +22998540795 is being used as part of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam by someone claiming to be "Danny Thomas" and using the email address wumtbj018@gmail.com. The telephone number is included in the following Advance Fee Fraud email that is being sent to victims:
WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER
BENIN PAY-OUT CENTER

Dear Western Union Beneficiary,

Your Payment Order is #: WUMT-*******635/2023

UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

We wish to inform you that the United Nations (UN) has authorized us to remit to you a total amount of $900,000.00 USD (Nine hundred Thousand United States Dollars). This amount is to be paid to you because of the fact that you were selected as a beneficiary in the Last E-mail ballot promotion Held, by UNITED NATIONS COMPENSATION COMMISSION. This Program is inline with the Social responsibility of the United Nations Organization, which is held once Every year to compensate those whose funds were held all over the world, especially in Africa, we wish to congratulate you formally.

The funds were paid out to us, by the United Nations, And they have succeeded in depositing the whole funds with us Here at Western Union Benin. They have now ordered us to take full Responsibility of the transfer process of your funds and thus commence the Immediate remittance of your funds to you. Be strongly informed that because Of our Western Union transfer policy, your funds will be paid to you via our Western Union Daily Transfer limit of $5000.00 USD. This means that you will Continuously receive a daily amount of $5000.00 USD from us, and this amount Can be collected from any of our numerous Western Union outlets in your Current location.

To begin receiving your daily payment as stated above, we need you to provide Us with; Your Full Name, Address, and Phone Number. Upon receipt of the Requested details, your first transaction will be activated by you, before we can proceed to provide you with the Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) for the First installment and we will continue to email you others after 24 hours of Receiving each payment.

For more information on your payment status;

Reply this mail via ( wumtbj018@gmail.com )and also call our 24 hours Helpline on 00229-98540795 for any inquiries on the above message.

Yours truly,
Danny Thomas
For: United Nations/Western Union, BENIN REPUBLIC
The email was sent from the email address "Western Union <wumtfp@gmail.com>", with the Reply-to address "wumtbj018@gmail.com" and the subject "Your Payment Order is #: WUMT-*******635/2023".

The email is a classic example of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam with promises of a large sum of money being transferred to the victim. Anyone responding to it will be told that there is a fee/tax/insurance payment to be paid to receive the money. This will be followed by payment after payment until the victim runs out of money or realises that they are being scammed.

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