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.
Subject: COVID-19 Loans Available To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: FINANCE <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 06:40:50 +0000 Reply-To: email@example.com
Do you have need any form of financial assistance? Do you want to pay off your bills? Set up a new business ? Are you struggling to keep your existing business ? We offer all type of finance at a low interest rate with an amazing customer service.
Kindly contact for more info. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.