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: Project Finance <email@example.com> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are Gulf Business Service Limited, an Investment and Loan company
seeking new business opportunities of mutual interest.
We also have an investment partnership valued for USD500M from an
already executed contract, my clients need an investment manager to
manage the said fund for 5 years on an agreed percentage ratio.
Our company also offers business loans at 2.5% PA for 5-10 years
duration with a 12-24 months grace period, contact us for further
information as regards terms and conditions.
We look forward to working with you on either funding options.
Senior Financial Consultant
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 ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.