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.
Subject: LOAN To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:36:13 +0200 Reply-To: email@example.com
Hello, Are you a Business Owner or a Broker/Financial Consultant looking for a Business loan or are you looking for a Personal loan. Our interest rates are affordable, ranging from 2%interest rate per annual depends on the loan type. If interested, please contact us today with the following information below: Name,Country Loan Amount Loan Duration Telephone number Occupation Yours In Service, Online Sun Loan. Reply to Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.