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: Western Pacific Loans <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: [REDACTED] Reply-To: email@example.com Subject: Loan Payment Approved
We at Western Pacific Loans are a leading loan firm,in collaboration with
most poverty alleviation organisations and banks rendering cheap and fast
loan to meet clients need due to the effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
If you’re interested, please fill the form below to get a loan asap at %0.5 Per Ann-um
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER:
PURPOSE OF LOAN:
We await your swift reply to this e-mail
Loan Officer, Western Pacific Loans
E-mail Official: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 Outlook address.
- The email gives no indication of where the “company” offering the loans are based or who they are regulated by.