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: "H. F. Messinger" <email@example.com> Subject: LOAN OFFER FOR YOU To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Good day and how are you?
I have a client from Kuwait who’s looking for an individual/group or
companies that are in need of business loan for any project or investment
financing debts. The loan shall be release to you between 3-5% annual
percentage rate (APR) till the loan term elapse.
We shall be guiding you in shortening the usual rigorous loan procedures.
You shall also be guided on how to move the granted loan funds into your
nominated bank account.
NOTE; (APR) are negotiable before both parties goes on to sign the
necessary loan contract agreement.
Please reply timely if you are interested.
Henry F. Messinger
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.