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 Offer To: "email@example.com" From: Fortis Financial <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: email@example.com
We offer all kinds of loan at 2% interest rate for more information contact us via our personnal email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We had issues with our previous email it has been rectified please contact us back 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.