Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
The following is a post that was made from IP address 126.96.36.199 on the online guestbook of a hotel. Not somewhere that a legitimate financial services company would be advertising.
Good day!!! Am just smiling as am posting this because Elliot Olive Financial Company has made me and my family out of debts. It all started when i needed a loan of $50000usd to clear all my debt, so came across his email contact on the internet so I decided to apply for the loan from him and right now am very happy and great full for the help of Elliot Olive for giving me my loan,you can contact him now via email to get yours okay: email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
IP address analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report Originating IP: 188.8.131.52 Originating ISP: Access2.it Group B.v. City: n/a Country of Origin: Anonymous Proxy * For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email addresses used are free Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo addresses.
- A legitimate financial services company would not be spamming hotel guest books.
- The post gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.
- The post originated from the IP address of an anonymous proxy service. A legitimate business would have no need to use such a service to hide their location.