Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
From: Webb Martin <email@example.com> Reply-To: Webb Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject:
Sie suchen nach einer Möglichkeit, Ihr Projekt zu finanzieren oder Ihre Rechnungen zu löschen, bieten wir Ihnen ein dringendes Darlehen mit erschwinglichen Zinssatz von 3%, interessierte Person kontaktieren Sie uns für weitere Details.
Translation to English
You are looking for a way to finance your project or delete your bills, we offer an urgent loans with affordable interest rate of 3%, interested person please contact us for more details.
Why is this a loan scam?
- It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.