Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Leon Brown

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address, which is being used by South Africa Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam –

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

Received: from [] 
Subject: Re: Apply for a loan
From: Mrs Tiala Wells <>

Email body

Apply for a loan
We offer a very low-interest rate on our loan
Our offers are
1) Personal loan
2) mortgage loan
3) Business loan
contact Leon Brown ( today for a very quick and reliable loan
Mrs. Tiala Wells

IP Address Analysis Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP:
Originating ISP: Neology (pty) Ltd
City: Johannesburg
Country of Origin: South Africa
* For a complete report on this email header 
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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 Yahoo address.
  • The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
  • The email originated from South Africa, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.

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