Phishing Scam - We Can Help You with a Loan Today
Mar 12, 2014
Apr 30, 2013
If you receive the email message below claiming that you can get a loan and ask that you reply with your personal information, please ignore or delete it because it is a scam. The email appears as if it came from email address GlobalFinance.email@example.com but, has the "reply to" email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Most of the time, when the sender's email address is different from the "reply to" email address it is a phishing scam.
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Here is a copy of the phishing email message
From: Global@bart0025.correio.biz; Finance.email@example.com
Hello Mr / Mrs
We can help you with a loan today between 5,000USD to 675,000.00USD, I want you to contact me if interested.
Take an Immediate decision and contact us in our Home Office were loan transactions are process and transfer within the shortest possible period.
Personal Loan Business Loan
Debt consolidation Loans
Contact phone number:
Loan amount needed:
Purpose of loan:
Monthly Income / Yearly Income:
IF interested Fill immediately and return.
Regards Katrina Bernard
In this email message, the scammers want you to believe that the email came from macae.rj.gov.br. They do this to trick you into believing that the e-mail is legitimate by using a technique called email spoofing. Now, if you reply to this email message, your information will be sent to email address firstname.lastname@example.org and not to the email address at macae.rj.gov.br from where the email appeared to have been sent from.
Avoid sending your information to anyone that request it from free e-mail address providers like Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo and other free e-mail providers. Everyone can create an e-mail address at anyone of these free e-mail providers and use it for scamming.
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