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Loan Scammer – William Mason

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address williammasonfinance@yahoo.com, which is being used by Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – williammasonfinance@yahoo.com

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 [192.168.43.120] ([105.112.96.219])
Subject: loan offer
To: you <vpehar@info.com>
From: "Mr.william mason" <vpehar@info.com>
Reply-To: williammasonfinance@yahoo.com

Email body

Dear Sir / Madam,

We offer loans for all purposes.
Apply now and get within 3 working days financed.
– Minimum amount of the loan: €5,000.00
Maximum amount of loan: €50,000,000.00
– Interest rate: 2% per year
For more information, please e-mail us:

Your Name:
Country:
Loan Amount Needed:
Duration:
Phone:
Monthly income:
Occupation:

God bless you

IP Address Analysis

ipTRACKERonline.com Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP: 105.112.96.219
Originating ISP: Celtel Nigeria Limited T.a Zain
City: Warri
Country of Origin: Nigeria
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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 Yahoo 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.
  • The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.
  • The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.