Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below loan scam email was forwarded to me by a potential victim.
WELCOME TO SERGEY SHIKUNOV LOAN SERVICES
A REGISTERED AND LICENSED COMPANY UNDER THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE. WE OFFER LEGITIMATE LOANS OF ANY KIND. THEY ARE QUICK AND AFFORDABLE WITH INTEREST RATE AT JUST 3%
OUR PACKAGES INCLUDE;
*And Much More
DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US via: email@example.com IF INTERESTED AS YOU WILL, IMMEDIATELY, BE REFERRED TO OUR LOAN FINANCIAL CONTROLLER OPERATIONS MANAGER. AND YOUR LOAN WILL BE PROCESSED WITHIN 3 BUSINESS DAYS.
(CONTACT FINANCE DEPARTMENT)
NAME: Sergey Shikunov
Sergey Shikunov Loan Services.
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Yahoo address.
- The website is a free WordPress sub-domain, which is not something a legitimate financial services company would be using
- The email gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.