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.
From: Acces Finance <email@example.com> Reply-To: Acces Finance <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Finanzierung in 72 Stunden
Haben Sie finanzielle Probleme?
Sie haben keinen Zugang zu Banken, um einen Kredit aufzunehmen.
Die Lösung ist einfach: email@example.com
Geld ist in 72 Stunden verfügbar
If you have financial problems?
They have no access to banks to take a loan.
The solution is simple: firstname.lastname@example.org
Money is available in 72 hours
WhoIs details for acces-fingroupe.com
Creation Date: 2019-09-09T16:01:11Z Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-09-09T16:01:11Z Registrant Name: Private Whois Registrant Organization: GLOBAL DOMAIN PRIVACY SERVICES INC
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 on a domain that was registered 4 months ago by someone using a privacy serice to hide their identity.
- 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.