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: "Jobelle V. Manalang" <email@example.com> Subject: Loan Offer To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [Redacted]
Happy New Year.
Do you need a loan to start up the new year or startup capital for a business or a loan to pay off your bills, kindly let me know ASAP for more information.
I await your urgent response.
Jobelle V. Manalang
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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 the company offering the loan is, where they are based or who they are regulated by.