Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below is a post that is being made on social media, forums and classifieds websites by a loan scammer from Nigeria
Vítejte v JESSICA LOAN FIRM,
Rádi bychom vám pomohli realizovat váš projekt a vaše podnikání.
Od roku 1998 poskytujeme pujcky od 1 000 do 500 000 EUR pro poctivé obcany v Evrope nebo Americe a na celém svete
Jaká je výše úveru, kterou potrebujete?
JESSICA LOAN FIRM (úverová spolecnost)
Welcome to JESSICA LOAN FIRM,
We would like to help you realize your project and your business.
Since 1998, we have been providing loans from € 1,000 to € 500,000 for honest citizens in Europe or America and around the world
What is the amount of loan you need?
JESSICA LOAN FIRM (credit company)
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The message 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.
- Legitiamte financial services businesses do not spam forums, social media and classifieds sites with adverts
- The user posting the messages used an IP address from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.