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Loan Scammer – Martine Valières

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

Loan Scam –

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: "Martine V." <>
To: frau <[Redacted]>
Subject: Angebot des Gelddarlehens
Received: from CoolPC (unknown [])

Email body

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:
Frau Martine Valières

English translation

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:
Mrs Martine Valières

IP Address Analysis Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP:
Originating ISP: Spacetel
City: Cotonou
Country of Origin: Benin
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Why is this a loan scam?

  1. The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
  2. The email originated from Benin, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.

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