Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – SAL Loan Financial Solution

Loan Scam – alba.ruben@hotmail.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.

Email headers

From: Luciano Ferreira Da Silva <luciano.fsilva@mrv.com.br>
Subject: LOAN OFFER; Business, Personal and Investment Loans
x-originating-ip: [105.112.39.122]

Email body

Good day,

We are offering you a business opportunity and providing investment funding in any lucrative business you possess the competence to manage.

We are investment and loan company based in London, United Kingdom and we offer funding in a form of a direct loan at a low interest rate at 5% per Annum. We are also open to Joint Venture at 30% Return On Investment (R.O.I) for a period of 5 – 10 years with an option for re-investment once both parties involved are satisfied with the profit accrued from the project.

Feel free to send your business plan, executive summary and financial projection for review prior to funding. We are willing to sign a Non Disclosure agreement with you upon request for your protection.

We look forward to doing business with you.

Respectfully yours,

Ruben Alba
Processing Officer
SAL Loan Financial Solution
Email: alba.ruben@hotmail.com

IP Address Analysis

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Originating IP: 105.112.39.122
Originating ISP: Celtel Nigeria Limited T.a Zain
City: Lagos
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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Why is this a loan scam?

  1. It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
  2. The email address used is a free Hotmail address.
  3. The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  4. The email gives no indication of who the company offering the loan are regulated by.
  5. The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.