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.
From: Harry Amy <email@example.com> Subject: To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Do You Need An Urgent Loan ? My company is offering out loans at 3%
Interest rate , Contact CENTRAL HOME-LOANS FUNDING Via
Email:(firstname.lastname@example.org ) for more information Asap
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 Yahoo address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The email gives no indication of where the “company” offering the loan are based or who they are regulated by.