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: Gold Mortgage <email@example.com> Subject: APPLY FOR A BUSINESS LOAN To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
We provide competitive mortgage loans to facilitate the purchase of both investment buy to let properties and those for residential owner occupation, in addition to a refinancing or re-mortgage of an existing US property.
Type of Loans available:
1. Mortgage Loans
2. Business Loans
3. Personal Loans
4. Home Loans
5. Car Loans
Funding and expanding businesses around the world.
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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.