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: Apply For Loan @ 4.1% Interest Rate To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: Balance Axis Finance Services <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: email@example.com
Are you in need of funding? We are currently offering business and personal loans locally/internationally at a fixed interest rate of 4.1%. Kindly response back to us if you are interested.
Ms. Sicilia Ann.
WhoIs details for balanceaxisfinanceservices.com
Creation Date: 2021-01-29T03:47:32.00Z Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2022-01-29T03:47:32.00Z Registrant Name: WhoisGuard Protected Registrant Organization: WhoisGuard, Inc.
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 on a domain that was anonymously registered only a few days ago.
- 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.