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: HFC Micro Finance <email@example.com> Subject: Low Interest loan @ 3% To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Top of the day to you, We introduce to you our fast and easy loan without collateral and we offer loans at 3% Interest rates, We give bank loans, mortgage, school loans, Business Loan.
Contact us back if in need of urgent loan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Katrina Bernad.
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.