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.
Subject: LOAN To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: "Mr. Emmanuel" <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello Are you in any financial problem? Do you need quick Funds for Capital so you can get back to business. or you need funds to pay off your bills If-YES-do contact us back for more detail for loan application. contact us on our private email only on email====> email@example.com
please note All your responses should be send to our private Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.