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.
Received: from [188.8.131.52] Reply-To: Ray Jones <email@example.com> From: Ray Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: [REDACTED] Subject: LOAN
Are you in need of 100% Financing? I am a private lender. I do mortgage, businesss and personal Loans.
All loans at 3% Interest rate. Interested?
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report Originating IP: 184.108.40.206 Originating ISP: Celtel Nigeria Limited T.a Zain City: Lagos Country of Origin: Nigeria * For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline
WhoIs details for lyteinvestors.com
Creation Date: 2020-04-28T07:00:00Z Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2021-04-28T07:00:00Z Registrant Name: Domain Administrator Registrant Organization: See PrivacyGuardian.org
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is on a domain that was only registered 6 months ago by someone using a privacy service to hide their identity.
- 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 Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.