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 Rose <email@example.com> Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> Subject: Urgent loan offer?
Do you need an urgent loan? We give out loans to interested individuals who are seeking loan with good faith and with the interest rate of 3%. Contact us today via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
¿Necesitas un préstamo urgente? Otorgamos préstamos a personas interesadas que buscan préstamos de buena fe y con una tasa de interés del 3%. Contáctenos hoy por correo electrónico: 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 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.