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.
Received: from LENOVO ([126.96.36.199]) From: Omar Bin Hamad <email@example.com> To: [REDACTED] Subject: Loan/Project Offer
We invite all interested project owners and investors to our project financing programme. I am the investment officer of a UAE based investment company, we are ready to fund projects outside the UAE, in the form of debt finance, We grant loans to both Corporate and private entities at a low interest rate of 2.5% ROI per annum. The terms are very flexible and interesting. Kindly revert back if you have projects that need funding for further discussion and negotiation. Kindly reply to my email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Omar Bin Hamad
IP Address Analysis
ipTRACKERonline.com IP Address Summary Report Originating IP: 188.8.131.52 Originating ISP: gloworld.com City: Lagos Country of Origin: Nigeria * For a complete report on this IP address goto ipTRACKERonline
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 gives no indication of who is offering the loan or who they are regulated by.
- The email originated from Nigeria, which is a known Advance Fee Fraud hotspot.