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.
Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: LOAN OFFER <email@example.com> Subject: WE ARE GIVING A MAXIMUM DURATION OF (ONE) YEARS TO THE LOAN SEEKER To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [Redacted]
GREETINGS IN THE NAME OF THE LORD ALMIGHTY AND OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
THE GIVER OF EVERY GOOD THING.
GRACE TO YOU AND PEACE FROM GOD OUR FATHER AND THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.
FIRST LET ME START BY INTRODUCING MYSELF. I AM (REV.FELIX GOOD).
THE PUBLISHER OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS IN HIS MIGHTINESS GLOBAL MINISTRY.
WE WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT WE HAVE THE CALLING FROM THE LORD TO HELP
THOSE WHO ARE IN NEED AND IN FINANCIAL PROBLEM, BY GIVEN OUT LOAN TO
ANY,INDIVIDUAL, COMPANY’S AND SOCIETY THAT NEED MONEY TO DO BUSINESS.
THE AMOUNT OF THE LOAN HAS BEEN SIGNED AND APPROVED BY THE CHURCH
COMMITTEE THE SUM OF US$100,000.00 (HUNDRED THOUSAND U.S DOLLARS).
WHICH YOU HAVE THE PRIVILEGE TO LOAN.
BUT YOU ARE TO RETURN THE LOAN WHICH IS GRANTED TO YOU IN (ONE).
YEARS AGREEMENT. INTEREST RATE: IN THE LOAN WE OFFER IS 1% INTEREST RATE.
WE ARE GIVING A MAXIMUM DURATION OF (ONE) YEARS TO THE LOAN SEEKER SO
THAT HE /SHE WILL BE ABLE TO REPAY THE LOAN WITHIN THAT PERIOD.
I DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE GOING THROUGH, BUT I WANT YOU TO KNOW TONIGHT
THAT GOD FAVOR HAVE LOCATED YOU! THE LORD HEAR YOU IN THE DAY OF
TROUBLE” THE NAME OF THE GOD OF JACOB DEFEND THEE SEND THEE HELP FROM
THE SANCTUARY; AND STRENGTHEN THEE OUT OF ZION.
I SAY MORE HELP IS COMING; MORE HELP IS COMING YOUR WAY SOONER THAT
YOU EXPECT. I MEAN DIVINE HELP. HEAVEN IS ABOUT TO RESPOND TO YOUR
(1). IT DOES NOT MATTER THE COMPLEXITY OF THAT PROBLEM.
(2). IT DOES NOT MATTER THE MULTIPLICITY OF THE ISSUES TROUBLING YOU.
(3). IT DOES NOT MATTER THE INTENSITY OF THE PRESSURE AND TENSION IN YOUR LIFE.
MAY THE GRACE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE LOVE OF GOD, AND THE
FELLOWSHIP OF THE HOLY SPIRIT BE WITH YOU AND THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED KINDLY GET BACK TO US ASAP,MAY THE GRACE OF OUR
LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE LOVE OF GOD, AND THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE HOLY
SPIRIT BE WITH YOU AND THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY.
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 Outlook 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.
- A legitimate loan company would not litter their communictions with religious text.
- A Reverend would not be running a loan company