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: "C. I. O" <email@example.com> Subject: QUICK LOAN & PROJECTS FUNDING To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Good day and how are you? And I hope that this email finds you well?
I am an Officer with private investors/lenders, Venture Funds, investment companies that are privately seeking opportunities to invest their funds in Viable Business.
My investors are interested in any lucrative business/project that can generate a good Return of Investment for their private investment portfolio. If you have project opportunities or know anyone who has viable projects that need funding, do get in touch with me for further discussion.
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.