Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Derick Slovan

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

Loan Scam –

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: Derick <>
Subject: Inquiry for Business investment
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Email body


I work with Alterra Capital as an assistant finance director, i am
reaching out to you with regards to business funding offer (loan) at
a very reasonably low repayment interest rate (5%), I represent a
client (a business man) who is willing to provide funding at the
above given rate for business investment.

I will give further information upon your indication of interest.

Yours sincerely,

Derick Slovan
Alterra Capital

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.

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