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.
To: [REDACTED - List of email addresses] Subject: Site intéressant: Adresse Gourmande From: "2% LOAN" <email@example.com>
Bonjour LOAN OFFER 2% ,Do you need Financial help? QUICKEN BELL LOAN, Do you need loan to pay off your bills or start a nice business, Personal Loan, Business Loan. FILL THE BORROWER’S INFORMATION Your Name_ Your Address_ Loan Amount Needed__ Loan Duration_ phone Number_ Reply to Email: firstname.lastname@example.org God bless:
Why is this a loan scam?
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients all of whose email addresses were in the To field.
- The email gives no indication of where the “company” who are offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.