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.
Subject: LOAN To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: "Mr. Bi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: email@example.com
Do you need a genuine loan services , Here comes an opportunity for you to take that loan which you have been looking for, do you need a loan for business or personal use, loans at 2% rate interest, apply now and gain that financial freedom you desire.109.196
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.