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: Hashim Bint Murrah <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: reply asap To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
We are Australian Base Investment Company offering Corporate and Personal Loan at 3% Interest Rate for a duration of 10Years.
We also pay 1% commission to brokers, who introduce project owners for finance or other opportunities.
Please get back to me if you are interested for more details.
Hashim Bint Murrah
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 or who they are regulated by.