Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below message was sent unsolicited to a victim on LinkedIn after they mistakenly added the scammer as a contact.
Message sent to a victim on LinkedIn messaging
We offer loan at affordable rate Kindly apply for 3% loan offer if you are interested.
For More Details Forward mail to Above Email ID:
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The message was sent unsolicited to a member of LinkedIn by someone he connected to – no legitimate financial services provider would spam people like that.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.