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: John Garreth <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Loan and Project funding program Reply-To: email@example.com
I wish to use this medium and invite you to partner with us and benefit
in our new Loan and Project funding program. We offer flexible loans and
funding only as debt financing for various projects bypassing the usual
rigorous and formal loan procedures. This Funding program allows a
client to enjoy low interest payback for as low as 4% per annum for a
period of 8-10 years. We approve a loan/funding depending on the nature
of your business. we have a broad array of financial products and
business loans to meet your capital and financing needs.
We are basically seeking expansion strategy through diversified
strategic decisions. We have a broad view on investment banking from
expertise of our team. We identify entrepreneurial skills, strong
partnership, leadership experience and possible investments all in the
vain to increase our overall portfolio. We would like to review your
business summary or presentation to understand your project.
Based on the above information, we shall be glad to receive your Project
Plan/Executive Summary in a compatible format (PDF -recommended) for our
Reply if you are interested and have viable business proposal to
present, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not ignore this message, give it a try.
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.