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: Linn Cleverson <email@example.com> Subject: Apply For your 3% fast loans today To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Goodnews today Have you been rejected by the bank, do you have poor
credit or bad financial status and you need an urgent loan for any of
the following reasons
.settle your debts,
.pay school fees for your children,
.complete a project,
.build a house or
.start up a business. Or for whatever purpose,
Contact us now via: firstname.lastname@example.org with the following
details for your fast, secure loans
Awaiting your urgent application.
Note all responses should be forwarded to: email@example.com.
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.