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
Creation Date:2021-12-05T00:00:00Z 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:+971.556822973 Registrant Phone Ext: 971 Registrant Fax: 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.