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: "Martine V." <email@example.com> To: frau <[Redacted]> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Angebot des Gelddarlehens Received: from CoolPC (unknown [220.127.116.11])
Du hast finanzielle Probleme
Um Schulden zu zahlen
Um ein Projekt zu beginnen
Ich biete Darlehen Geld zu erschwinglichen Preisen.
Verfügbares Geld in Ihrem Bankkonto in 72 Stunden (nach Unterschrift des Darlehensvertrags) für mehr Informationen: email@example.com
Frau Martine Valières
You have financial problems
To pay debt
To start a project
I offer loan money at affordable prices.
Available money in your bank account in 72 hours (after signature of the loan agreement) for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Martine Valières
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report Originating IP: 18.104.22.168 Originating ISP: Spacetel City: Cotonou Country of Origin: Benin * For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
- The email originated from Benin, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.