Loan Scam Alert

Loan Scammer – Leon Brown

Loan Scam – leonbrown1001@yahoo.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

Received: from [197.185.103.165] 
Subject: Re: Apply for a loan
To: [REDACTED]
From: Mrs Tiala Wells <wilson@dl-net.com>
Reply-To: leonbrown1001@yahoo.com

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 (leonbrown1001@yahoo.com) today for a very quick and reliable loan
Regards
Mrs. Tiala Wells

IP Address Analysis

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Originating IP: 197.185.103.165
Originating ISP: Neology (pty) Ltd
City: Johannesburg
Country of Origin: South Africa
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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.