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: Steve Bruce Financial Service <email@example.com> Reply-To: Steve Bruce Financial Service <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject:
Are you looking for a quick loan to sort your bills, to buy properties or to start up a business of your own? We offer both physical and online None-Appearance loans at a low interest rate of 3% and you can apply from anywhere around the world. Contact us today for your stress free and affordable loans.
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 email gives no indication of who is offering the loan, where they are based or who they are regulated by.