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This topic gives information about the telephone number +22962420040, 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.

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Telephone number +22962420040 has a country code of 229, which indicates that it is from Benin. The dialing code (62) indicates that the number is a mobile number.

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Telephone number +22962420040 is being used as part of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam by someone claiming to be "Michael Usman" and using the email address westernuniontra2@aol.com. The telephone number is included in the following Advance Fee Fraud email that is being sent to victims:
Call here: Cell Phone; +229-62420040

Information reaching us from our corporate headquarters now states
that you only have 48hours to effect payment for the activation of
your MTCN to enable you cash up your first $5,500:00 from your total
(funds $13.5Million USD) and since you are finding it difficult to
make this payment we have decided that you are to go ahead and pay
whatever you have for the activation fee since you are not able to
come up with the required sum, time is of the essence here.

You are to pay whatever you have for the activation fee and we will
activate your MTCN upon receipt of this payment. here is the payment
for the $5,500:00 usd with the name of our Assistant Accountant
officer but you can not pick it up because the chairman of the WESTERN
UNION said that before you pick that money you must pay any amount you
have at hand out of listed Amount bellow and CONTACT us,

Remember that you can not pick it up the money due to it is on hold
and you can also Track it right now with our website before going to
WESTERN UNION to send the transfer charge of any Amount you have at
hand out of listed amount

WESTERN UNION Number:402 990 0514
Sender First Name: Michael
Sender Last Name:Usman
Question=when
Answer=Now
Amount Sent=$5,500 USD

Be informed that you will have to pay the balance sum of your
activation upon cashing up of your first $5,500:00 USD, also I am
using this medium to inform you that failure to pay the balance sum
will leave us with no option but to deactivate your MTCN of which you
will and can never cash up the balance sum and I want you to send the
renewing and transfer fee with the information bellow and your total
amount of your fund is $13.5Million USD.

So use this name and Address of our Accountant officer to send any
Amount you have at hand out of listed amount bellow,

1.receiver name:...Obinna Darlington Eke.
2.country:.........Benin Republic.
3.city :...........Cotonou
4.test question:....when?
5.test answer:.....Now
6.sender name Address.....

7.amount you Sent $190.00usd, $195.00usd, $210.00usd, $220.00usd or
$230.00 usd,send it through MONEY GRAM Or Western Union send us the
MTCN number immediately you send the money and immediately we confirm
the transfer fee we will send you the first receipt of your $5.500:00
today and not tomorrow With best Regards contact MR Michael Usman
Western union office Benin republic for your payment Cell Phone;
+229-62420040
The email was sent from the email address "Western union Office <james.comey09@gmail.com>", with the Reply-to address "westernuniontra2@aol.com" and the subject "Call here: Cell Phone; +229-62420040".

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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