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.
Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org From: Fastlane Finance <email@example.com> Subject: Fastlane Finance 5% Loan Offer To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
We offer variety of loans including: Personal loan, Home loan,Debt
Consolidation loan, Car loan, agricultural loan, business loan and
company loan. Kindly reply back with the following,
(1) Id Number
(2)Contact Cell Phone Number
(3)Amount You Are Looking For
(4)How Many Years Do You Want The Loan For
Note: Our loans are from 1 year to 20 years, kindly indicate how many
years you are comfortable with the repayment,
John Grey (Mr)
Senior Consultant (Application Dept).
Fastlane Finance Pty Ltd.
Contact Tel No:+27(0)676463579
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 Hotmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The telephone number indicates that the email originated from South Africa, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.