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.
Reply-To: <email@example.com> From: MORRIS MORGAN <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Privileged and Confidential, To: undisclosed-recipients:;
We specialize in providing equity funding for projects and corporate and Personal loan funding at 3% Interest Rate for a duration of 10Years. We also have financial capability to provide early stage funding including fresh cut BG’s, MTN and MT760.
Kindly contact us as we will be looking forward to providing the needed services to you as well as discussing further business with you. We also pay 1% commission to brokers, who introduce project owners for finance or other opportunities.
Please get back to me if you are interested for more details through my email: email@example.com for a private conversation.
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 who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.