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.
Reply-To: email@example.com From: ALEXANDRA MATHIS <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: [REDACTED] Subject: Re: Do You Need A Loan?
My name is Alexandra;I give out loans with mouth watering terms on real-estate deals,business startups, personal loans, debt consolidation and a lot more. Interest rate arebetween 4%-6% with durations ranging from 6 months to 10 years on both long andshort terms. Kindly let me know your thought as I usually offer a referralprogram. Regards, Alexandra .M
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 gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.