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Loan Scammer – Gold Mortgage

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address goldmortgage1@gmail.com, which is being used by Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam – goldmortgage1@gmail.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

From: Gold Mortgage <goldmortgage1@gmail.com>
Subject: APPLY FOR A BUSINESS LOAN
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Bcc: [REDACTED]

Email body

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

Gold Mortgage.
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.