Loan Scam – email@example.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.
Subject: Loan To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: Mr.Isa Karim <email@example.com> Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I am certified and a registered loan lender i give out loan of all kinds in a very fast and easy way, Home Loan, Student Loan, Business Loan etc. I offer loan to every individuals, firms, and company that are in need of financial assistance i in a low interest rate of 3%. Contact us now
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 address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.