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: "Ferrer,Jerome" <email@example.com> CC: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> Subject: Apply now Reply-To: "Loantata1@outlook.com" <Loantata1@outlook.com>
Do you need a loan to pay your debt or for other reason. If yes, kindly send your name: amount: country and phone number.
customer service department
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 Outlook 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.