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: Ahmad Akmal Bin Surharto <Ahmad.Akmal@uniten.edu.my> Subject: To: Undisclosed recipients:;
I am sorry i sent you this mail which came as unsolicited E-mail in your junk Folder, i just want to inform you that Sir.Millan Peterson is currently offering 3% Loan to every one. if you are interested contact email: email@example.com
Fill And Return…
Amount needed as loan:
Please don’t click reply to this email but forward all replies to our company contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be informed that the data and information in this email are strictly confidential and intended only for the recipients to which the email is addressed. The recipients are prohibited from using the data for any matter except for official purposes in accordance with Personal Data Protection Act 2010, under Clause 2.2.6 of the General Principle. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, please notify the sender immediately. Any disclosure, reproduction, distribution or other use of this message or any attachment by an individual or entity other than the intended recipient is strictly prohibited.
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 email 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.