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.
Subject: Quick Loan Offer To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> From: Kristina Breitenbach <email@example.com> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you in need of urgent loan to settle your financial problem? Do
you need loan for business or to clear your bills or debts? contact us
now and we will solve your financial problem.
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, where they are based or who they are regulated by.