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: farhan Janahi <email@example.com> Subject: funding/loan To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
Dear project and business owners,
We pride ourselves as very high net worth investors(financiers) interested to support individuals, start-ups, companies and private corporate projects in the form of a debt-financing and equity financing for post COVID-19 recovery.
Meanwhile, our firm was notified by our affiliate financial associate in your area regarding your urgent project(s) funding needs. Are you still interested in receiving your desired financing with favorable terms ?
If you do not have immediate funding needs but interested in becoming an agent to the lender; you shall be entitled to an annualized commission.
Thanks for your quick response for more details.
WhoIs details for
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2022-12-05T00:00:00Z
Registrant Name: Mike James
Registrant Organization: NA
Registrant Street: Building a – Office 1309 -Zayed the First St
Registrant City: Abu Dhabi
Registrant State/Province: Abu Dhabi
Registrant Postal Code: 00000
Registrant Country: United Arab Emirates
Registrant Phone Ext: 971
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: 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 on a domain that was registered for a year, just over a year ago and currently has not been renewed.
- 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.