Loan Scam – email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org From: James Glarry <email@example.com> Subject: LOAN OFFER To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Do you need an urgent loan to pay off debt or start any kind of
business? We offer all kinds of loan at low interest rate. email us
today at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
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.