Loan Scam – email@example.com & 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.
Subject: Czy potrzebujesz oferty kredytowej o 2%? To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: "Mr. Elbert Ferdinand" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: email@example.com
Czy potrzebujesz oferty kredytowej o 2%? (Tylko powazne zapytanie) Skontaktuj sie z nami, jesli zainteresowany.via Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) lub (email@example.com) z ponizszymi informacjami Pelna nazwa: Wymagana kwota: Czas trwania: Kraj: Telefon:
Translation to English
Do you need a loan offer by 2%? (Only serious request) Contact us if zainteresowany.via Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or ( email@example.com ) the following information Full name: Required Amount: Duration: Country: Phone:
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 are free Gmail and AOL addresses.
- 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.