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.
From: Mrs Christabel Horste UK <email@example.com> Subject: Dear [REDACTED] To: [REDACTED]
We are offering Loan/Investment funds to Companies and Individuals with profitable projects in any area of specialization at 2% per annual for a duration of 2 to 20 years with a year interest grace period.
Also, we pay 1% commission to Intermediaries/Consultants/Brokers who introduce project owners for finance or other opportunities. We Loan offers between USD10M to USD1B loan for business owners. Our lenders or investors are well vetted according to European Union financial institutions. Let us know if you are interested otherwise feel free to decline.
Kindly get back to me.
Mrs Christabel Horste
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- 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.