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.
Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: Sigma Financial Corporation <email@example.com> Subject: Financial Help Apply Now. To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Are you Facing Mortgage foreclosure? Overwhelmed and drowning in
credit card debt? Collection agencies won’t leave you alone? IRS on
your back? Losing sleep because of the stress and uncertainty of your
financial situation? contact withe below information.
Your full name: _______
Contact Address: __________
Country of residence: ______
Loan required: _________
Monthly income: _______
Date of Birth: ________
Telephone number: __________
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 Outlook 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.