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.
From: Harry Hilson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: RE:
Tired of Seeking Loans and Mortgages? Have you been turned down constantly by your banks and other financial institutions? We give out loans to serious minded individuals. I give out my loan at 3% rate, minimum of $5,000.00 and a maximum of $120,000,000.00 and £5,000.00 to £120,000,000.00GB Pounds.. Contact now with this info below:
AMOUNT NEEDED TO LOAN:.
PURPOSE OF LOAN:.
DURATION OF LOAN:.
Please do not click reply to this email, All Replies should be forwarded to E-mail: email@example.com
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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.
- The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.