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.
From: Katherine <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reply-To: Goffredo Holbik <email@example.com> To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: APPLY NOW
Do You Need a Loan? The UNIVERSAL Limited is here to attend to your financial needs. Our company is registered and certified. We offer Loans to individuals and companies in need of Loans. We offer Loans at 3% interest rate for personal, business and investment purposes.
NOTE: If you are a financial consultant with clients in need of loans or investment funding you can refer such clients to us and we will pay you a commission calculated on the total interest amount on the loan or on the investment.
Please do not hesitate to contact us today if you are seriously interested in our offer.
Regional Financial Officer
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 Yahoo address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of where the “company” that are offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.