Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below loan scam email was sent forwarded to me by a victim, so no headers are available.
Church Of Christ In England
St Johns Lane Bedminster
BS3 5AY England, UK
I’M REV. JOHN CAPRICE THE PUBLISHER OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST IN ENGLAND.WE WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT WE HAVE THE CALLING FROM THE LORD TO HELP THOSE WHO ARE IN NEED AND IN FINANCIAL PROBLEM,BY GIVEN OUT LOAN TO ANY, INDIVIDUAL, COMPANYS AND SOCIETY THAT NEED MONEY TO DO BUSINESS.
THE AMOUNT OF THE LOAN HAS BEEN SIGNED AND APPROVED BY THE CHURCH COMMITTEE THE SUM OF £100,000.00 WHICH YOU HAVE THE PRIVILEGE TO LOAN £50,000.00 TO £1,000.00.YOU ARE TO RETURN THE LOAN WHICH IS GRANTED TO
YOU IN 4 YEARS AGREEMENT.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED KINDLY CONTACT BISHOP JOSH WITH THE INFORMATION BELOW.
NAME: BISHOP JOSH
REV. JOHN CAPRICE.
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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 the lender is regulated by.
- Churches do not give out loans.