Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Gerhard Barros

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email addresses and, which are being used by Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – &

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.

Email headers

From: Gerhard Barros <>
Subject: information on our procedures,
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Email body


We offer all types of non-recourse loans and funding at a low interest rate of 3% both long term and short term. The categories of loans/financial funding we offer include, but not limited to business loans, personal loans, company loans, mortgage loans, debt consolidation and financial funding for both turnkey projects and mega projects, etc. We give loan from €200,000 Euro up to €250,000,000 Million Euro to our clients to finance their projects.

And Should you be interested in our enviable Services, our Company deals on all kind of Banking Instruments such as Lease & Sale of BGs, SBLCs, Bank Drafts, MTNs / LTNs, MT103 Wire Transfers, MT103/202, Direct TT, etc from top 25 European Banks and top 50 World banks. We have direct access to Providers and Receivers alike. We also provide administrative services to our prospective clients. Prices of Transmissions varies from one Banking Instrument to the other, as you can see below:
. Lease & Sale of BGs, SBLCs, Bank Drafts, MTNs / LTNs = Euro 50,000.00 (Fifty Thousand Euro)
2. MT103 Wire Transfers, MT103/202, Direct TT = Euro 250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euro).
Our Delivery is Hundred Percent (100%) Guaranteed.

For more information on our procedures, please contact our agent on the email given below.

Best regard

Mr. Gerhard Barros

Finance Agent.


The content of this email is confidential and intended for the recipient specified in the message only. It is strictly forbidden to share any part of this message with any third party, without a written consent of the sender. If have you received this message by error, please delete it and inform the sender. This message has been sent as a part of an aid (loan assistance) by the addressee whose email is specified above.

Why is this a loan scam?

  • The email addresses used are a free Gmail address and a free 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.
  • The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.

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