Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – ECFU Loans

Loan Scam – applications_ecfuloans@protonmail.ch

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

From: ECFU Loans <telkomsa133042@telkomsa.net>
Reply-To: ECFU Loans <applications_ecfuloans@protonmail.ch>
Subject: Get ECFU Loans 3% Quick Bridging Loan Offer

Email body

Hi,

Do you need a quick and legitimate loan?

Having a hard time securing loan elsewhere? Try us now!

For Personal Loans, Business Loans, Car Loans, Agricultural Loans and Home Loans.

We offer loans to organisations and individuals @3% fixed interest rate

Our Loans are Quick and Reliable.

Contact us today.

Loan ranges from R20,000.00 to R20,000,000 over a comfortable repayment period.

Flexible loan terms and conditions.

Regards,

Judy Caroline Marais
Loan Administrator

ECFU Loans

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 addresses.
  3. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  4. The email gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.
  5. The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.