Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below loan scam email was sent to an email address that exists only to catch scam emails. It has never been used to register on any site, only to communicate with scammers.
From: ForwardLine Financial <email@example.com> Reply-To: < firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Get Working Capital to Grow Your Business
Get Working Capital to Grow Your Business
Get Funds to Grow Your Business NOW!
Need a loan for your business? Personal Loan, Low rates guaranteed.*
*In order to qualify for our loan rate guarantee, you must satisfy the following conditions:
1) You must be approved for a business
2) You must submit to us in writing another company’s written business offer
you will receive a $1000 gift card from us.
If you qualify for the loan rate guarantee and we are unable to beat the Competitive Offer, you will receive the $1000 gift card within 3 days of our notice to you that we are unable to beat the Competitive Offer.
* Personal Loan
* Business Loan
* Private loan
3% interest rate and immediately after filling the loan application form you can immediately return back to us, following data:
Loan Amount Needed: ___________________________
Marital Status: _________________________________
State: ________________ Age: _________________
Purpose of loan: _________________________
Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who applies for a loan to help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities. What this means for you : When you apply for a loan, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.
© 2018 ForwardLine Financial, LLC. All rights reserved.
In certain states small business loans are provided by ForwardLine Financial, LLC, a licensed United Kingdom Finance Lender, license #6039614. In certain other states or because of certain loan attributes, your business loan may be issued by CITIBANK NA, Nationwide Bank London, Member FDIC. All business loans are subject to lender approval. Your loan agreement will clearly identify the lender.
Why is this a loan scam?
- It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
- The email addresses used are both free email addresses.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The license number #6039614 belongs to the real ForwardLine LLC, but it is not a UK license number, the scammer has stolen their identity.