Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Cathay Bank

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address, which is being used by Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam –

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.

Email headers

Subject: Do you need a Loan?
From: Cathay Bank <>

Email body

Hi there,
We grant loans to individuals and companies. We are interested in the financing of large volume projects and grant loans with no upfront fee.

The interest rate will be 2% annually. The repayment period is 1-25 years plus 6 months grace period.

We offer:-
*Project finance
*Business loans
*Personal loans

Loan Processing and financing takes about 2 working days from the day you submit your loan application. Answer us for more information

Kind regards,
Cathay Bank Team
777 North Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WhoIs details for

Creation Date: 2022-05-26T15:49:18.0Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2023-05-26T23:59:59.0Z

Registrant Organization: Privacy service provided by Withheld for Privacy ehf

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 on a fake domain that was anonymously registered only a couple of weeks ago.

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