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: Fabian Enrique Loja Reino <email@example.com> Subject: Are you tired of seeking loans? Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Are you tired of seeking loans?, have you been rejected severally by your banks and other financial institutions? We offer loans of any kind at an interest rate as low as 3%, contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our program.
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 Outlook 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.