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: Venperez Franklin Andres <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: [REDACTED] Subject: Re: Business Funding
Do you have a business or project that needs funding? We are offering Corporate and Personal Loan/funding at 3% Interest Rate for a duration of 10 years.Contact me for more details about our funding/loan: email@example.com
Thank you as I anticipate your kind response.
Venperez Franklin Andres
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.