Take care of +447….. numbers

A few days ago I was asked about a cheap iPhone seller in the UK. Or that appeared to be UK based.

Their phone number started +447…

Obviously +44 is the UK country code. But +447… are international forwarding numbers. That means this person/phone can be anywhere in the world. In the past they where mainly in Nigeria. But now seems like scammer all over the world like those phone numbers.

Here is an old blog about +447 from fraud expert Joe Wein:


Take care!

16 thoughts on “Take care of +447….. numbers”

  1. Thanks so much for such education. One guy is also trying to scam me with gifts and money and he says i should make some clearance before i will get the money. You’ve indeed taught me more tonight. Thank u

    • It’s like the old trick, you get a million $ but need to pay $1000 first for ‘fees’. I am glad my site helped you.

  2. the number called me saying he is johnson markelle from england,after two days he promised to send a gift for me.A woman called me asking me to pay 10,000 for shipment,avoid these numbers +447918753142

  3. Thank you, on April 12, I got a message from a gay, who told me that his wife died two years ago, few days later, he asked me my address because he wants to delivery a gift, i was thinking that he was sending me a post card or something like that. After that he told me that he send me a package with a mobile phone, jewels and money. A woman called me to deposit the amount of USD, 6,000.00 Dollars to pay the taxes because the box contained USD.1,000,000 One million dollars. Please if you receive a call from a number +447715820736. IT IS A FRAUD.

    • Kindly give me details 447467713097

      I received some msg from this number. I want to confirm whether it’s fraud number or not.

      • I have no idea about that number, but usually any number that starts +447*** is a scam from my experience. Usually it is from scammers in Nigeria.

  4. Just as I talk I am talked by a guy I have never met and he’s talking of gifts and 35000 pounds gifts in parcel and number starting with +447 am really sure he’s a corn man. I want to play him very well and I should involve the police so that his accomplish can be caught

  5. I got scammed by a guy so called Paul Michael Jones. Said he went over to Nigeria to do some work then got robbed . His number is 44 7520 637419 . Also gave other names to pay transfer bureaus . Lukman Obujani . Oliver Jacobs . Anyway reported him etc . Very plausible .

  6. Same is happened with me.. A man talked to me.. And send me a parcel and next day a woman wants me to deposit thirty five thousand to release that parcel from costume.. Its a total fraud.

  7. Hy help me
    I am scammed by this number 447597312468
    He said he will send me a suprise but actually what he did was he sended a parcel to me from london
    And today morning a woman from india call me saying i need to pay 25000
    Whhat should i do
    I am a student right now

  8. Do not communicate and being influenced by person from London, richman dan has intention to find the good woman and loyal to be his wife, then he pretends send many gifts, his big bug of money and his document to get merried to our country. @willimssmith9255 (instagram). Then ask for release the package at the custom via the private agen, asking clearance tax 2.500 USD, giving his faked invoice ( delivery shipping company from London), The phone : +447934547053

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