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: Recipients <EUDES.SANTOS@ufrpe.br> From: Fred Higins <EUDES.SANTOS@ufrpe.br> Reply-To: email@example.com
Are you looking for a business loan, personal loans, mortgages, car
loans, student loans, debt consolidation loans, unsecured loans, risk
capital, etc. … You are in the right place
Your loan solutions! I am a private lender who lends
Individuals and businesses at a low interest rate and affordable
Interest rate of 2%. Contact us by email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Loan Amount Needed:
God bless you
NOTE: ALL REPLIES BE SENT TO US VIA:email@example.com
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.