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Loan Scammer – johan.rogers aol.com

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

Loan Scam – johan.rogers@aol.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

Subject: 3%
To: ME <megan.k.mccormick@wsu.edu>
From: Johan Rogers <megan.k.mccormick@wsu.edu>
Reply-To: johan.rogers@aol.com
Received: from [192.168.43.102] 
  (8ta-229-0-04.telkomadsl.co.za [197.229.0.4])

Email body

3% loan offer apply now

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 197.229.0.4
Originating ISP: Telkom-internet
City: Cape Town
Country of Origin: South Africa
* For a complete report on this email header 
  goto ipTRACKERonline

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 AOL 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 email originated from South Africa, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud Loan Scam hotspot.