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Loan Scammer – ZFC Finance Corporation

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address armandamanidath@gmail.com, which is being used by Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – armandamanidath@gmail.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.

Email headers

From: Bruno Olivieri <bruno.olivieri@comune.settimo-torinese.to.it>
Reply-To: armandamanidath@gmail.com
Subject: ZFC Loan Offer
X-Originating-IP: [105.112.101.236]

Email body

Hello, we at ZFC Finance Corporation would like to
inform you about our offer of loans for this season. We provide a loan
amount from $10,000 to $USD 50,000,000 for a period of 1 to 35years.
If you are interested, please let us know, your request will be processed within 48 hours.

Thanks
Marketing Manager

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 105.112.101.236
Originating ISP: Celtel Nigeria Limited T.a Zain
City: Enugu
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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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 where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.
  • The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.
  • The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.