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Loan Scammer – mitchellloanfund yahoo.com

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address mitchellloanfund@yahoo.com, which is being used by Indian Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – mitchellloanfund@yahoo.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: RE: LOAN OFFER
To: Recipients <loan@my.ccsu.edu>
From: Mitchell <loan@my.ccsu.edu>
Reply-To: mitchellloanfund@yahoo.com
Received: from [10.158.89.226] (unknown [203.190.147.154])

Email body

Hello we are a Legitimate and reliable loan lender.we give out loans on a
clear and understandable terms and conditions at 2% interest rate. From
$5000 to $6000000 USD, Euro And Pounds Only. we give out Business Loans,
Personal Loans, Student Loans,Car Loans And Loans To Pay Off Bills. Fill
and return the below details if interested

LOAN APPLICATION FORM.
NAME ……………..
PHONE …………….
HOME ADDRESS ………
STATE …………….
COUNTRY …………..
FAX ………………
OCCUPATION ………..
MONTHLY INCOME …….
AGE……………….
LOAN AMOUNT NEEDED …
LOAN DURATION ……..
PURPOSE OF LOAN ……

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 203.190.147.154
Originating ISP: Software Technology Parks Of India-lucknow
City: Lucknow
Country of Origin: India
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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 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 ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.
  6. Legitimate businesses do not need to reassure people that they are “legitimate and reliable”.
  7. The email originated from India, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud loan scam hotspot.