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.
From: Cannie Ruth <email@example.com> Reply-To: Cannie Ruth <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Offer Ongoing
Are you interested in a Small, Medium or Large loans. We have exciting offers in all kind of loan at 3% interest rate per annum. We offer corporate loans Agricultural loan,personal loans,mortgage loans, car loans, Investment loans with quick closing guarantee, If you have a business opportunity that requires funding? Please contact me at your earliest convenience and we will take a look at your funding requirements.
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 who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.