Email Loan Scams

Loan Scammer – Colin James Ellard

LOAN SCAM ALERT! This post gives information on the email address, which is being used by Advance Fee Fraud loan scammers.

Loan Scam –

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.

Email headers

From: "G.C.N Fianace LTD" <>
Subject: For Your Priority Attn: {{** VENTURE CAPITAL PROJECT**}}
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Email body


Reply ONLY To Official Private Email:

Dear Sir,

I’m sorry for my intrusion. Your particulars were given to me by a friend who is with the London Chamber of commerce.

We are a United Kingdom based venture capital firm wIth specialty in growth capital investments for existing companies and Start up business.

We are looking to invest in entrepreneurial teams with big ideas and a need for seed capital to turn their ideas into great companies. We believe every business man or woman is basically an entrepreneur, for we all strive to achieve optimal goals using limited resources.

In seeking out worthwhile investment opportunities, we are ready to invest in project developments and business ventures that can generate at least 10% ROI per year.

Our offer for investment is based purely on Loan / Debt Financing basis on 3% yearly interest pay back throughout the duration of the collaboration.

We have the financial capacity to grant a loan/funding of between $5M to $20Billion for a duration of 2 to 20 years, with 6 to 12 months grace period, depending on the size and nature of your business.

Should there be any available partnership or investment options and or openings for new investors within your firm, we will be happy to fund you, if obliged.

Yours faithfully

Reply ONLY To Official Private Email:

Mr. Colin James Ellard,
Director, G.C.N. Finance Limited
Company Registration No: 07259086
Office Address: 5A Digby Drive LE13 ORQ Mowbray, UK

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.

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