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.
To: undisclosed-recipients:; From: Creuza Maria de Jesus Vieira <email@example.com> Subject: Do you need a loan apply now
Do you need a loan apply now at 3%?contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org with amount needed and duration
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, and the sending address is from a Brazilian Government domain.
- The email address used is a free AOL 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.