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.
Received: from unknown (HELO User) (188.8.131.52) Reply-To: <email@example.com> From: "P.A.F Group" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Project Assistance and Funding
Hello dear customers !
Your emergence, progress and success is our priority.
For all your projects. We are available to accompany any person bringing projects. We guarantee full, irreproachable and professional assistance of your projects.
Contact us for more informations.
Receive our cordial greetings.
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report Originating IP: 184.108.40.206 Originating ISP: Spacetel City: Cotonou Country of Origin: Benin * For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline
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 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 email originated from Benin, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.