Categories
Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Amanda Brut

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address totalfinance@safrica.com, which is being used by South African Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – totalfinance@safrica.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: "Mrs.Amanda Brut" <cbvkecvejbg@vera.com.uy>
Reply-To: "Mrs.Amanda Brut" <totalfinance@protonmail.com>
To: applytotalfinance@gmail.com
Subject: Apply Now While Offer Last

Email body

Good Day,
Kindly View Attached Document On Our Loan Offer At 3% Fixed Rate Special Offer For A Business/Personal Loans, Investment Loans, Mortgage Loans And Car Loans. Email Your Details To totalfinance@safrica.com
Regards,
Amanda Brut
Office Line:+27{0}613 941 136.
Senior Loan Manager.

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 addresses used is a free address.
  3. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  4. The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
  5. The telephone number is South African. South Africa is a known Advance Fee Fraud Loan Scam hotspot.