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.
From: Sanlam Finance Financial Services <email@example.com> Subject: SANLAM COVID19 LOAN RELIEF @ 4% RATES..
Sanlam Finance offer loan @ 4% rates for covid19 relief. Please see attached flyer for more details and send enquiry to ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) & Fax: +27 86 464 9521
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 classicmail.co.za address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email includes a telephone number from South Africa, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud Loan Scam hotspot.