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: Anthony Bennett <email@example.com> Subject: LOANS
DO YOU NEED A LOAN AT 3% INTEREST RATE? IF YES KINDLY EMAIL US BACK WITH THIS E=MAIL( firstname.lastname@example.org )FOR MORE INFO,WITH THIS FOLLOWING DETAILS
Loan Amount Needed
Await Your Response asap..
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Yahoo 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.