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.
Subject: Low interest loan To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: "Mr. Max R" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: email@example.com
Do you or your company need any type of business loan?
Investment Loans, Home Loans, Project Loans, Corporate Loans?
send us the Loan amount
The year you will pay back the loan
All Reply must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.