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: email@example.com Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: URGENT APPROACH
Good day, I wish to approach you with a request Regarding an Investment and financing opportunity, we have a Profiling Amount In an Excess of 100M USD. which we seek to Invest, profitable business with Good ROI. Can you be my partner on this?
At Venture Asset Finance we strongly believe in customer satisfaction, transparency and honesty. The benefits of using our services include: (1) Interest Rates starting as low as 1.0% (2) Accounts available from $5M to $500 Million (3) No credit check or Financial Statements required (4) Funds will be placed under clients name and signature.
Contact us for more information. Thanks for your anticipated cooperation.
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Yahoo 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.
- The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.