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: John Mark <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Mein Name ist John Mark. Wir bieten einen Darlehenszinssatz von 1% an.
Brauchen Sie einen Kredit? Wenn ja, senden Sie eine E-Mail an:
email@example.com, um weitere Informationen zu erhalten
Translation to English
My name is john mark We offer a 1% loan interest rate.
Do you need a loan? If so, send an email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Email contact: email@example.com
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.