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.
Reply-To: email@example.com From: "Dr. Mahmood Alatif Mahmood" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Loan offer services apply now. To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Loan offer services apply now.
We provide loan to corporate companies and individuals
with very minimal annual interest rates as low as 2.25%
within 1 year to 20 years repayment duration period to
any part of the world.
Kindly reply for me details.
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 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.