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.
Subject: Loan Offer To: Recipients <email@example.com> From: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply-To: email@example.com
Do you need a loan to start up a business?expand?
We give out Business Loan, Personal Loan, Car Loan, Home Loan at 3% interest rate.
Contact us for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 where the company offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.