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Loan Scammer – markdonaldop gmail.com

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

Loan Scam – markdonaldop@gmail.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

To: Recipients <loanhelp@aomsi.com>
From: loanhelp@aomsi.com
Reply-To: markdonaldop@gmail.com
Received: from [172.20.10.4] 
  (8ta-249-77-189.telkomadsl.co.za [102.249.77.189])

Email body

Do you need a loan to start up business,clear debt,buy car,hospital bils? Kindly contact us for financial assistance via email:markdonaldop@gmail.com

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 102.249.77.189
Originating ISP: Saix-net
City: Johannesburg
Country of Origin: South Africa
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  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 address used is a free Gmail 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.