Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org & 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.
To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: How to get a loan ASAP!!! firstname.lastname@example.org From: BUSINESS LOAN CAPITAL LIMITED <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you tired of seeking loans?, have you been rejected severally by your banks and other financial institutions? We offer loans of any kind at an interest rate as low as 3%, contact email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.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 addresses used are free Gmail and AOL addresses.
- 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.