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Sherlock Holmes Cipher Puzzle - 25 October

Sherlock, A detective who was mere days from cracking an international smuggling ring has suddenly gone missing. While inspecting his last-known location, you find a note:
710 57735 34 5508 51 7718
Currently there are 3 suspects: Bill, John, and Todd. Can you break the detective's code and find the criminal's name?

1. BILL is the answer and i believe the note says "BILL IS BOSS HE SELLS OIL". I am not sure though, i can be wrong as well!!!

1. BILL IS THE BOSS, HE SELLS OIL .

2. Ur genious .congrates correct answer

3. Look at the numbers upside down

2. BILL IS BOSS HE SELLS OIL

3. Bill. If you read the message upside down, you'll notice that the numbers resemble letters and that those letters form legible sentences. The message is 'Bill is boss. He sells oil.'

4. Bill is the criminal's name. I know it has been already answered. I just want to know that I got the correct answer too!! :))

5. I Think the code is indicating only name that is of JOHN because no groups of numbers are similar at the end of code and BILL and TODD both ends with double letter i.e. LL&DD

6. can i get the whole procedure to solvE this for BILL

1. revers the order of the numbers so it is now
8177 15 8055 43 54775 017
put bills name under 8177 then fill the rest in
8177 15 8055 43 54775 017
Bill i b ll il
test with different letters
8177 15 8055 43 54775 017
Bill is boss he sells oil.

2. Just read it upside down.

7. I know that all have given answer and i am one of them

8. my god .......... the logic for a 4 star question is just childish .........

9. Bill. reading upside down- BILL IS BOSS HE SELLS OIL just like mysterious letter puzzle in professor Layton :)

10. Bill is the boss who sells oil

11. People in there dreams cannot solve and get it....jus becoz answer is given...I don't know why people are writing it..

12. People in there dreams cannot solve and get it....jus becoz answer is given...I don't know why people are writing it..

13. Even breaking the code, I don't see how this identifies the criminal. A discarded unsigned note is hardly damning evidence. There's no proof Sherlock wrote it, or that the "Bill" in the note is the same "Bill" who is a suspect in smuggling. It's not like selling oil is even illegal.
Also, there's the possibility that Sherlock is using retro slang to comment about how cool Bill is for being an oil merchant.

14. This is from a Professor Layton game