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Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Zenith Finance Corporation

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email addresses citie.bank@nycmail.com and citi.bank.nyc@citromail.hu, which are being used by Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – citie.bank@nycmail.com & citi.bank.nyc@citromail.hu

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

Received: from [102.89.2.244]
From: city bank <citie.bank@nycmail.com>
To: [REDACTED - Not my emil address]
Subject: Please Reply Urgently

Email body

HI,
WE AT ZENITH FINANCE CORPORATION (ZFC} WOULD LIKE TO INFORM YOU ABOUT OUR OFFER OF LOANS FOR THIS SEASON.
WE PROVIDE A LOAN AMOUNT FROM USD5,000 TO USD150,000,000 FOR A PERIOD OF 1 TO 35 YEARS.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE LET US KNOW.
YOUR REQUEST WILL BE PROCESSED WITHIN 72 HOURS.

YOU CAN CONTACT US AT:
citie.bank@nycmail.com
citi.bank.nyc@citromail.hu
THANKS.

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 102.89.2.244
Originating ISP:
City: n/a
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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  goto ipTRACKERonline

Why is this a loan scam?

  • The email addresses used are free email addresses.
  • The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
  • The email indicates that it is from Zenith Finance Corporation, but the email addresses used both have Citi Bank in the name.
  • The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.
  • The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.