Loan Scam – email@example.com
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: "Castle K. Allen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
DO YOU NEED A LOAN, OR YOU WANT TO REFINANCE YOUR HOME, PAY OFF BILLS, EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS? LOOK NO FURTHER WE OFFER ALL KINDS OF LOANS AS LOW AS 3% INTEREST RATE PER YEAR, WITH OR WITHOUT COLLATERAL. IF INTERESTED, CONTACT MRS. SUSAN McANANY VIA EMAIL: DAOS19602@OUTLOOK.COM TO PROCEED WITH THE LOAN PAPER WORK.
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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 Outlook.com 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.