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: Mohammed Saeed <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Proposal To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
I am the investment officer of UAE based investment company who are
ready to fund projects outside UAE, in the form of debt finance. We
grant loan to both Corporate and private entities at a low interest
rate of 2% ROI per annum. The terms are very flexible and
interesting.Kindly revert back if you have projects that needs funding
for further discussion and negotiation.
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.