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: CFO <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Funds Investment. Reply.
We are delivering quick, seamless, and collateral-free financing to entrepreneurs and individuals for the development of economically viable projects and/or businesses of various scales, including emerging businesses.
We finance all projects at 2% principal annual interest.
We are open to collaborations with middlemen and facilitators.
Please get in touch if this is of interest to you.
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 AOL 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.