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.
Reply-To: email@example.com From: WELCOME TO DIRECT ACCESS ONLINE SERVICES <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Apply for a loan at 2%, to pay off bills or start up business? Reply to this E-mail: ASSONSERVICE@GMAIL.COM or WhatsApp +1 (443) 222 8529 for more Info.
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 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.