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 to: [REDACTED] subject: email@example.com
Hello, We from Zion Finance Group currently offers loans to customers at a low interest rate of 3%. This is an opportunity that you cannot miss. We have a few questions to ask; Do you have debts? Do you want to pay off your debts? Do you want to be financially equipped? If so, request a loan today from Zion Finance Group. Interested, customers are expected to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We wish to assist you with a loan. Greetings, Mr. Bernard.
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 a free Gmail address.
- The email gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.