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: Mary Danny <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: APPLY FOR A LOAN HERE TODAY Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLY FOR A LOAN HERE TODAY, business planning loans, loan with annual loan repayments, “personal” and “commercial” loans while the “commercial” category is then subdivided into “industrial” and “commercial real estate” loans. Apply: email@example.com
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 address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of which company is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.