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: Becky Ford <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 16:20:18 +0200 Subject: Loan Update To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [Redacted]
I need to know if you still need loan from us so we can finalized loan transaction today.
Please advise ASAP.
Richard D Ford
WhoIs details for fordcreditcentre.com
Creation Date: 2018-03-24T13:30:49.00Z Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2019-03-24T13:30:49.00Z Registrant Name: WhoisGuard Protected Registrant Organization: WhoisGuard, Inc.
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 was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of where the company that are offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.