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: Burrick Spencer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: RE To: undisclosed-recipients:; Bcc: [REDACTED]
This is to inform the general public that Mr. Burrick Spencer has made a financial aid opportunity available to anyone in need. Individuals, businesses, and corporations can apply for loans that have explicit terms and conditions.
Mr. Burrick Spencer
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.