Loan Scam – email@example.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.
Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: OCM INVESTMENT <email@example.com> Subject: Interested Borrower To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Do you have a firm or company that need loan for improvement? Do you
need a loan to start up business? personal loan? Loan for your home
improvement? Do you need Debt consolidation loan? Education loan? Car
loan? Here is the good news, Contact us now at
(firstname.lastname@example.org) we give out loan at 3% interest rate. Open
to all serious individuals.
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 AOL 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.