Loan Scam – email@example.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.
Subject: Low Rate Loan.,4. To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: "Mr. Hashim Bin" <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are Investment Company offering Corporate and Personal
Loan at 3% Interest Rate for a duration of 10Years.
We also pay 1% commission to brokers, who introduce project
owners for finance or other opportunities.
Please get back to me if you are interested for more
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.