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.
Subject: Re:Services Rendered include To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: Callum Reece <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am Mr. Callum Reece a legitimate reputable money lender. We are a company with financial assistance. We loan funds out to individuals in need of financial assistance that have a bad credit or in need of money to pay bills, to invest on business or to buy a house. I want to use this medium to inform you that we render reliable beneficiary assistance as I’ll be glad to offer you a loan.
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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.