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This topic gives information about the telephone number +2348173617313, 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 +2348173617313

Telephone number +2348173617313 has a country code of 234, which indicates that it is from Nigeria. The dialing code (817) indicates that the number is a mobile number. The original service provider was "Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd (Etisalat)".

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Telephone number +2348173617313 is being used as part of an Advance Fee Fraud Scam by someone claiming to be "Chris Obi", Post Office Managing Director of the Nigerian Postal Service and using the email address nipost.gov.nig@gmail.com. The telephone number is included in the following Advance Fee Fraud email that is being sent to victims:
Nigerian Postal Service
Plot 1279 Muhammadu Buhari Way
PMB 12537, Garki 900001
Abuja, Nigeria
+234 813 608 2678 +234 817 361 7313, +234 903 749 2614.
Email : nipost.gov.nig@gmail.com

Dear ATM Card Parcel Owner :

This email is from Nigeria Post Office Courier Delivery Company of
Nigeria,regarding to your parcel that is in our position to be
delivered to you through
our Post office delivery agent,International Certified Bank Draft
parcel and some back up
documents attached to be delivered to you in your home address as
soon as we hear back from you.

The Certified Bank Draft was brought to us this morning,by the
officials of United Bank For Africa,for safety delivery to your home
address in your country,as your long overdue inheritance approved

Meanwhile, we want you to re-confirm to us your current home address
to avoid making mistake or delivery to a wrong address.

You are to re-confirm to us the below information for direct delivery
without no delay,we will send you the tracking number,for safety
delivery of your Certified Bank Draft parcel valued $5 Million United
States dollars.

1,Your Full Name:
2,Your Delivery Address:
3,Your Cell Phone Number:
5,Your City/ Country:
6, Your driving License of International Passport:

Waiting to hear from you.

Sincerely yours,

Mr. Chris Obi
Post Office Managing Director.
Tel: +234 813 608 2678
The email was sent from the email address "NIPOST DELIVERY OFFICE <nipost.gov.nig@gmail.com>", with the Reply-to address "nigpostoffice.org@post.com" and the subject "YOUR DELIVERY NOTIFICATION ,RESPOND BACK URGENTLY".

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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