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.
Reply-To: email@example.com From: financial service company <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: From Elliot Hunter, To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
We are a financial service company and we facilitate loans and
projects for companies and private individuals with
good projects. Our loan interest rate is between 2.5% depending on
your project type and loan duration.
Our loan administrative and processing fee is USD950.00 only and it is
pre-paid once we issue the LOI,letter of
acceptance/RWA,with a BCL which can be confirmed by any financial institution.
I can be reach through email or whatsapp +31 685525891
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 Yandex 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.