Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – Zion Finance Group

Loan Scam – zionitld5@gmail.com

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.

Email headers

Subject: 
To: Recipients <hrd@sindhbankltd.com>
From: hrd@sindhbankltd.com
Reply-To: zionitld5@gmail.com

Email body

Hallo, wir von der Zion Finance Group bieten Kunden derzeit Kredite zu einem niedrigen Zinssatz von 3% an. Dies ist eine Gelegenheit, die Sie nicht verpassen sollten. Wir haben ein paar Fragen zu stellen; Bist du verschuldet? Möchten Sie Ihre Schulden abbezahlen? Möchten Sie finanziell ausgestattet sein? Wenn ja, beantragen Sie noch heute ein Darlehen bei Jemes Loan Firms. Interessierte Kunden werden gebeten, sich für weitere Informationen an zionitld5@gmail.com zu wenden. Wir möchten Ihnen mit einem Darlehen helfen. Grüße, Herr Bernard.

English translation

Hello, we at Zion Finance Group are currently offering loans to customers at a low interest rate of 3%. This is an opportunity not to be missed. We have a couple of questions to ask; Are you in debt Do you want to pay off your debts? Would you like to be financially equipped? If so, apply for a loan from Jemes Loan Firms today. Interested customers are asked to contact zionitld5@gmail.com for more information. We want to help you with a loan. Greetings, Mr. Bernard.

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 where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.
  • The scammers can’t even keep their fake company name consistent.