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: Loriane Lallemand <email@example.com> Subject: RE: 2.5 INTEREST LOAN OFFER Reply-To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
We are private loan home currently giving out personal and small scale business Loan at 2.5% Interest Rate for a minimum duration of 2 years, and a maximum duration of 5 years. We also pay 1.3% commission to brokers or friends who introduce small business owner and personal loans for financing. If interested contact us for application. Terms and conditions applies.
Mrs. Loriane Lallemand
Chief Business Development Officer
Samchi Credit Limited.
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 where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.