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.
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:14:44 +0300 To: [REDACTED] From: Douglas Smith <email@example.com> Subject: Greetings to you,
I represent an international business /project financier based here in the Kingdom of Bahrain. We have huge fund available for immediate investment on any VIABLE START UP OR EXISTING business/project that requires funding. If you have good business/project that requires funding for establishment or existing business that requires funding for expansion. HARD LOAN FUNDING CAN ALSO BE CONSIDERED. The AROI must be within the range of 3% and above.
I await for your timely response and I will explain this opportunity in details.
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.