Loan Scam – email@example.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.
From: Vladimir Baotic <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Do you need a LOAN?
Do you need a LOAN? Kind reply for more details.
Do you or your business need a loan? Contact us, and get approved and funded within 24 hours, at 3% interest rate only.
Kindly respond immediately via my private email address: 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 AOL 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.