Loan scams

Business Loan/Debt Financing Notice Update
Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp


Scam Email received July 1, 2018 from Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp

Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp
Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp
Email From:

Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp

Subject:

Business Loan/Debt Financing Notice Update

Other emails used:

Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp,

Email Subject:

Business Loan/Debt Financing Notice Update


Business Loan/Debt Financing Notice Update – Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp


Hello RE: Business loan/Debt financing: We are an established entity here in the Middle East with series of successfully closed deals and strong partnerships achieved by years of continuous diligence, trust and uninterrupted attention to our clients. We have financed various projects and ventures in different countries through our investment funds/venture capital. We are now seeking to invest in various feasible projects from various sectors of the economy of different regions around the globe by offering commercial refinancing, purchase or bridge loans of between USD $1 million to $100 Million only at 4% interest annually for a duration not more than 10 years. We are basically seeking expansion strategy through diversified strategic partnership. We have a broad view on investment banking from expertise of our team. Based on the above information, we shall be glad to receive your Project Plan/Executive Summary in a compatible format (PDF -recommended) for our review. Reply if interested and have viable business proposal to present for funding. Allah Bless, Sheikh Zayed Hussein. Chief Financial Officer Sheikhhussein@space.ocn.ne.jp

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