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: "24/7 FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED" <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: LOAN OFFER AT 3% INTEREST RATE!!! Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DO YOU NEED AN URGENT LOAN? IF YES DO CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS
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 addresses used are both free Gmail and Yahoo addresses.
- 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.