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: "MR, ANTHONY EDWARD" <email@example.com> Subject: Re: LOAN UPDATE To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Bliss of the day to you and your family, I will want you to know that
we are still waiting to know if you are still in need of this loan
Note that you have to get back to us as soon as possible so as to
conclude this transaction
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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.