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: Financial assistance amid covid-19 <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Financial assistance amid covid-19 Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
We Offer Private,Commercial and Personal Loans with very Minimal
annual Interest Rates as Low as 3% within a 1 year to 50
repayment duration period to any part of the world. We give
of any range. Our loans are well insured for maximum
security is our
Interested Persons should contact me
via E-mail :email@example.com
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.