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.
From: Sotelo Baez Juan Pablo <email@example.com> Subject:
Do you really need an urgent loan, to pay bills, buy a property, for business e.t.c? From a reliable loan company? This is your chance. We offer loans with an interest rate of 3%. Please send us an email now for a loan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration of the loan:
ALL RESPONSES MUST BE SENT TO THIS EMAIL: email@example.com
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.