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: "Balzó Edina" <email@example.com> Subject: GOOD OFFER FROM H S CREDIT PTE Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> To: Undisclosed recipients:;
I’m Mr. Malcolm Rockett Chief Financial Officer (HS Credit) and we are offering low interest loans against public stocks or security bonds. We have been in business for over the years. Should you have any clients who may benefit from a short or long term loan with repayment interest rate as low as 3% against their securities? We will happy to consider loan requirement. Loan to value (LTV) up to 80%. We also pay referral fee and also, Also we don’t require any upfront fee.
For immediate enquiries Call: (+65) 3129 2612.
Mr. Malcolm Rockett
Chief Financial Officer (HS CREDIT PTE)
WhoIs details for hscreditpte.com
Creation Date: 2020-03-11T07:00:00Z Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2021-03-11T07:00:00Z Registrant Name: Domain Administrator Registrant Organization: See PrivacyGuardian.org
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 on a domain that was only registered a couple of weeks ago by someone using a privacy service to hide their identity.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.