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: goodman wilson <email@example.com> Subject: RE: LOAN OFFER Cc: [REDACTED - Multiple email addresses]
URGENT LOAN! URGENT LOAN!! URGENT LOAN !!! Do you need urgent
financial help for a personal purpose or for the needs of your
business? Here is some good news for you. We offer loans to
individuals or Corporate companies at the lowest annual rate of 3%.
Contact us today to obtain: * Loans for cars * Commercial loan * Debt
consolidation * Personal loan * Agricultural development loan And much
more. Contact us today on our email address
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients CC, which meant that all the addresses were visible.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.