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: loveth konnia <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: We can assist you To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
I am an investment capital/equity facility consultant.
I am currently in London; United kingdom.
Packaging of loans for business expansions and investments Globally is
my area of specialization.
There is a company that provides loans for business/investments capital needs.
The company secures and manages cheap funds from big politicians and
high level people that are controlling government finances in Africa
and Asian countries.
The company have been giving out loans with very low interest rate to
business owners and investors to sustain and expand their
We can assist you (through this company) to package loans with very
low interest rate for your business expansions, projects or
I will link you up with the company if you confirm your interest in my proposal.
You don’t have to worry about my fees hence my interest will be taken
care of by the company after a successful transaction with any
applicant (my client) that I introduce to the company.
Your positive response is expected.
My kind Regards,
Mr. Peter Cornelius
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 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.