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.
Reply-To: <email@example.com> From: Michael Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Funding
Good day to you,
Are you in need of a loan for your business or project?
My company can provide loan services and hedge funds for your project
at a very minimal interest rate.
Kindly reply this email for more updates.
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.