Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – loansharks06 gmail.com

Loan Scam – loansharks06@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

Received: from [129.56.223.124]
From: LEGIT LOANS <makmlin@makmlin.com.mk>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: CERTIFIED LOAN OFFER
Reply-To: loansharks06@gmail.com

Email body

DO YOU NEED A LEGIT LOAN? IF YES EMAIL US TODAY WITH FULL DETAILS

(1) Your names. ..
(2) Your country..
(3) Your address ..
(4) Your marital status..
(5) Phone number..
(6) Monthly Income..
(7) Loan Amount..
(8) Loan Duration..
(9) Have you apply for a loan before……

Email Us At: loansharks06@gmail.com

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 129.56.223.124
Originating ISP: As-natcom
City: Surulere
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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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 address used is a free Gmail address.
  3. The email address is clearly not selected by someone who knows anything about the loan industry.
  4. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  5. The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
  6. The use of the word “legit” is not something a real lender would ever consider doing.
  7. The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.