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: Birgitta Hagen <email@example.com> To: [Redacted] Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Affordable Loan Offer Received: from [192.168.1.6] ([184.108.40.206])
My company (Leopoldine Loan) offers a wide range of financial services, such as business loans, personal loans, consolidation loans, debt and mortgages loans. We are also Financial provider of (BG/SBLC) from top banks at an interest rate as low as 3%. Please contact if you are interested for further informations. Thank you.
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com IP Address Summary Report Originating IP: 220.127.116.11 Originating ISP: Spectranet City: Lagos Country of Origin: Nigeria * For a complete report on this IP address goto ipTRACKERonline
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 address.
- The email gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.
- The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.