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: "Dr.Faraj Al Habib" <email@example.com> Subject: Funding/ Loan
I am writing from a UAE based investment group.We are expanding our investment presence by granting loan as debt to fund projects outside UAE and to all viable and lucrative sectors at 4% interest per annum with up to 15 years repayment plan with 1 year grace period.
kindly revert to me via e-mail if you are look for loan firstname.lastname@example.org
We also pay 2% commission to brokers/person who introduce project owners for funding or other opportunities.
Dr.Faraj Al Habib
Chief Financial Officer
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 Yandex address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan or who they are regulated by.