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: GEORGE PULSIFER <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: LOAN FUNDING To: email@example.com Bcc: [REDACTED]
We grant loans to Individuals and Companies.We are interested in the financing projects, debt consolidation, mortgage refinancing and payday loans.
The interest rate is 5% annually and repayment period is 6 to 48 months.Our loans are financed by World Bank, Africa Development Bank and EU.
Loan processing takes 8 Business days and disbursement is via Check or Direct Deposit.Please provide your full name , address and phone number if you are interested.
Dr George Pulsifer
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 who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.