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: John Wilson <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Loan Offer...... Apply Now Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is to inform you that we offer all types of Loan (Business,Personal,Consolidation, Car, Investment, etc) @ 3% annual rate. Do you need a loan and have been turned down by your bank due to bad credit? Do you have unpaid bills or in debt? We are fast and reliable and honesty is our watch word.
FILL APPLICATION FORM
Your Name in full: Address: Gender: Amount Needed: Duration: Country: Occupation: Phone number: Purpose of loan:
Email Us : email@example.com
John Wilson (CEO)
Divine Investment Company
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 of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.