Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – prestamo.oficina88 gmail.com & officeprestamo financier.com

Loan Scam – prestamo.oficina88@gmail.com & officeprestamo@financier.com

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: ONLINE MONEY LOAN <elgio86@tin.it>
Reply-To: prestamo.oficina88@gmail.com
Subject: RECEIVE AN ONLINE LOAN IN 48 HOURS
X-Originating-IP: 197.234.221.50:35559

Email body

Get a loan online:

– Business loans

– Personal loans

– Loan financing

– Real estate loans

And everything from $ 3,000 to $ 30,000,000. The interest rate is 3% on all conditions of the offer.

Contact Email:

prestamo.oficina88@gmail.com
officeprestamo@financier.com

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 197.234.221.50
Originating ISP: Spacetel
City: Cotonou
Country of Origin: Benin
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Why is this a loan scam?

  1. It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
  2. The email address used are a free Gmail address and a free vanity address from Mail.com.
  3. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  4. The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
  5. The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.
  6. The email originated from Benin, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.