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: FOUCART Cedric <email@example.com> Subject: PRÊT ENTRE PARTICULIERS EN LIGNE To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Vous êtes particuliers , entreprises, fichés BDF, désirant acheter une
voiture , une maison , racheter vos crédits, réaliser un projet ou un
rêve et manquez que du financement . Profitez désormais de mon plan de
relance pour emprunter de 3000 à 500.000€ à un taux
extrêmement réduit de 1,5% sur 1 à 35 Ans .Pour plus d’informations.
Mon mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
English translation from French
You are individuals, companies, BDF files, wishing to buy a
car, a house, redeem your credits, carry out a project or a
dream and miss only funding. Take advantage now of my plan of
stimulus to borrow from €3,000 to €500,000 at a rate
extremely reduced by 1.5% over 1 to 35 Years. For more information.
My email: email@example.com.
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 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.