Loan Scam – 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.
From: robert oswald <email@example.com> To: [Redacted] Subject: Business Offer Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
We are looking to connect with individuals and companies in need of funds or loan assistance to Expand or Execute their Projects We are expanding our investment presence by granting Investment fund for projects to all viable and lucrative sectors worldwide . We are willing, ready to offer you funds for Investment purpose as soon as you are ready to receive the fund contact us for further Information.
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 and the sending email address belongs to a UK university.
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.