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.
Reply-To: email@example.com From: I am for real <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: LOAN OFFOR To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Attention: We offer loan,
I am a consultant to UAE based investment company, I seek for
beneficial projects for the organizations,seeking means of expanding
and relocating our business interest abroad in the following sectors:
oil/Gas, banking, real estate, stock speculation and mining,
transportation, health sector and tobacco, Communication Services,
Agriculture Forestry & Fishing,thus any sector.
We are ready to fund projects outside UAE in the form of Soft Loan. We
grant loan to both cooperate and private entities at a low interest
rate of 2% ROI per annum. The terms are very flexible and interesting.
Kindly revert back if you have projects that needs funding for further
discussion and negotiation. contact me with my private email: (
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 Yahoo address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan or who they are regulated by.