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Loan Scammer – newlight.credit0 gmail.com

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address newlight.credit0@gmail.com, which is being used by Kenyan Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – newlight.credit0@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

Subject: loan offer
To: 50 <info@loan>
From: info@loan
Reply-To: newlight.credit0@gmail.com
Received: from ADMIN-PC..home (unknown [102.166.35.43])

Email body

Hello do you need an urgent loan for your business or to pay your? contact us for more information via e-mail: newlight.credit0@gmail.com

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 102.166.35.43
Originating ISP: Jambonet
City: Nairobi
Country of Origin: Kenya
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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 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 Kenya, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.