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: "Mr. Larry Cole" <email@example.com> Subject: Re: LOAN OFFER To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
I am Mr. Larry Cole,from Bherma Trust Bank. We offer Loan at a very
good interest rate. kindly,reply back to me with your full name and
house address,telephone number, also your bank account details to
enable us proceeds immediately.
Mr. Larry Cole.
Why is this a loan scam?
- 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.