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: Andrew Young <email@example.com> Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 10:25:14 +0100 Subject: Loan/Investment. To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Hello, Are you looking for the Right investment Partner or A loan at very low and friendly rate. We have an incredible business opportunity with customers and funding streams. Please Contact Me for More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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.