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: Mr Mr <email@example.com> Subject: DO YOU NEED A LOAN? (URGENT) To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Looking for a loan urgently? Would you like to settle your bills and
purchase property (Investment loan)/ home purchase? I can guarantee
you 24 hours loan approval.
We are a world class Investment company offering all kinds of
financial services with flexible repayment terms and a timely closing
Contact us via e-mail for detailed information.
Mr. Williams Cooper.
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.