Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – Adex Trust Fund

Loan Scam – chriss.butller@gmail.com

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.

Email headers

From: "Mr.Alan" <info@bitinvest.win>
Subject: RE: Financial Assistance
To: Recipients <info@bitinvest.win>
Reply-To: chriss.butller@gmail.com
Received: from [192.168.0.2] 
(8ta-228-224-70.telkomadsl.co.za [197.228.224.70])

Email body

Hello,

Are you seeking for loan or business funding? if so, contact us through our company for 3% funding

Adex Trust Fund. is a national association of industry resource professionals, providing Business Services and Funding Resource, referrals and introductions to fund new and emerging small to mid-cap businesses ..

We offer:

Business loans,
Mortgage loans,
Car loans,
Personal loans
Investment Partnership and more …

Contact us today
Email: chriss.butller@gmail.com

We await your urgent response …

IP Address Analysis

Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 197.228.224.70
Originating ISP: Telkommobile
City: Johannesburg
Country of Origin: South Africa
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Why is this a loan scam?

  1. It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
  2. The email address used is a free Gmail address.
  3. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  4. The email gives no indication of where the lender is based or who they are regulated by.
  5. The email originated from South Africa, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.