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.
To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: xmas loan From: Mr Jacques Attali <email@example.com> Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Do you need a loan of any kind? if yes we give loan out with 2% rate
need money for an urgent purchase, renovation, trip, other expenses
you have equity in your home we will get you the money you need,
!!! Email us email email@example.com
Fill and return loan application form below
Loan Amount Needed:
Your photo identity:
Have you apply before?:
Mr Easther John.
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 Yahoo 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.