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.
Received: from DESKTOP-PIRAOUK ([126.96.36.199]) From: FRANK <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org To: [REDACTED] Subject: Do you need financial assistance to start or improve a
Do you need financial assistance to start or improve a
business or perhaps
to clear some debts you owe.
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report Originating IP: 188.8.131.52 Originating ISP: Scancom City: Accra Country of Origin: Ghana * For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.
- The email originated from Ghana, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.