Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – Paul Greg

Loan Scam – paulgregltd18@gmail.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

Received: from 105.112.23.118
Subject: Loan at 2% rate
From: Paul Greg <sera@metu.edu.tr>
Reply-To: paulgregltd18@gmail.com

Email body

Project funding–WORLDWIDE? $10,000–$900,000,000.00 USD private loans
available.? 2% interest compounded annually. Do you need funding for a
project? Buying property or setting up your own business? We give out
loans to serious minded individuals Firms and Companies who are in need of
financial assistance either for Personal, or for Business purpose, Send
your application inquires/business summary via email to:
paulgregltd18@gmail.com

IP Address Analysis

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Originating IP: 105.112.23.118
Originating ISP: Celtel Nigeria Limited T.a Zain
City: Lagos
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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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 Gmail 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 Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.