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This topic gives information about the telephone number +12028523870, which has been identified as being used by scammer 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 +12028523870

Telephone number +12028523870 has a country code of 1, which indicates that it is from the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) area. The area code (202) indicates that the number covers the State of District of Columbia, USA and the Exchange Code (852) indicates that the number covers the town or city of Washington DC. This Exchange code was originally designated for Landline usage and the original service provider was " AIRUS, INC. - DC". Number Pooling is active in this exchange and this sub-allocation of numbers is allocated to "ONVOY, LLC - DC".

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Telephone number +12028523870 is being used as part of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam by someone claiming to be "Timothy Gribben" and using the email address timmotygribben056@gmail.com. The telephone number is included in the subject of the following Advance Fee Fraud email that is being sent to victims:
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20220

Our Ref: BFS/IRD/CBX/021/20

Attention

My Name is Timothy Gribben and I work with the US Department of the Treasury. As The Commissioner Debt Management Services Bureau of the Fiscal Service. Yesterday i found out from our record that you have an unclaimed sum of money from the United Nation Compensation list that was never remitted to you, maybe due to some circumstance you could not Complete your transactions home or abroad, So I took it upon myself to get in touch with you, before it will be Confiscated as you still have the chance to claim yours.

Currently, Federal agencies and other organizations collectively hold more than $200 billion in unclaimed cash and benefits, which come from a variety of sources, including abandoned bank accounts and stock holdings, unclaimed life insurance payouts and forgotten pension benefits seizures of third party benefit, legal financial transactions, like lotto winnings, Inheritance claims that was abandon by individuals over skepticism etc.

It was however ascertain that you were supposed to receive a sum of $14.5 million dollars which is still unclaimed till date, kindly email this office for more information on how you can claim your fund:

Regards,
Timothy Gribben
Commissioner
Debt Management Services
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
US Department of the Treasury.
The email was sent from the email address "Timothy Gribben <richardduncan@eircom.net>", with the Reply-to address "Timothy Gribben <timmotygribben056@gmail.com>" and the subject "YOUR PAYMENT APPROVAL NOTICE / Contact Phone Number: +1 (202) 852-3870".

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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