Loan Scam – email@example.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.
Subject: Re: EQUITY LOAN @ 4% INTEREST RATE To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: WAYNE POWER <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you receive my previous email regarding my loan offer? Do you need a Cooperate Or Personal loan at 4% interest rate? If your answer is YES’ Please Send your reply directly to my personal email for more details:
Wayne Power Enterprises LLC
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 where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.