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: “email@example.com” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: GET BACK TO ME
We are a private financial company and we offer funding for
investments across the world. We have funded and invested in
businesses and given personal,multi-purpose loans to
individuals and groups. We have transformed DREAMS into REALITIES.
Please send more details about your company to provide you with our
procedure for the loan.
AMOUNT NEEDED AS LOAN:
DURATION OF LOAN:
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Yahoo 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.