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: Water <email@example.com> Subject: Loan Offer To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
We are willing and ready to provide funding facility for project or
business on loan basis.
The project must not be sited in prohibited countries or businesses.
You will be provided with the details on response and interest.
Please disregard the offer if not interested.
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.