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: Saeed Daniel Curtis <email@example.com> Subject: Loan Finance To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [Redacted]
I am the investment officer of UAE based investments company who
are ready to fund projects outside UAE, in the form of debt finance.
We grant loan to both cooperate and private entities at a low interest
rate of 3% ROI per annum. The terms are very flexible and interesting.
Kindly revert back if you have projects that needs funding for further
discussion and negotiation. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.