Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – info.diamondgriffin aol.com

Loan Scam – info.diamondgriffin@aol.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

Reply-To: <info.diamondgriffin@aol.com>
From: Cathy Trosclair <sonia_aglietti@alice.it>
Subject: Contact us for a loan !
Received: from User (161.142.57.9)

Email body

Borrow up to $50,000,000.00 USD and Choose between 1 to 30years repayment period. Reply for details on how to apply for this loan.

IP Address Analysis

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Originating IP: 161.142.57.9
Originating ISP: Time Dotcom Berhad
City: Penang
Country of Origin: Malaysia
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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 is a free AOL address.
  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 Malaysia, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.