Loan scams


Scam Email received July 4, 2018 from
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Direct Axis Financial Services 108 De Waal Rd, Southfield, Diep River, 7800 Cape Town. Reg. No.: 1995/006077/07 Welcome To Direct Axis Whether you want to give your lifestyle a boost or have an unexpected expense to deal with, a Loan from Direct Axis Financial Services is the cost-effective way of making it happen. Direct Axis Financial Services are flexible: you can borrow from R20 000 to R30, 000, 000 and affordable repayment periods range from 6months to 20years. We offers a comprehensive range of personal loans, business loans, home loans and debt consolidation loans that can be adapted to suit your changing needs and circumstances at 5% interest rate. What you get · Immediate access to your funds after approval · Competitive interest rates · Flexible repayment terms · The ability to pay off your loan faster (extra payments reduce the capital amount of the loan) · Easy approval if you require additional funds · Your first repayment of the loan begins in three months after approval. Direct Axis Repayment Schedule Loan Amount Duration (Year) Monthly Payment Loan Amount Duration (Year) Monthly Payment Loan Amount Duration (Year) Monthly Payment R20,000 2 R877.43 R20,000 3 R599.42 R20,000 5 R377.42 R50,000 2 R2,193.57 R50,000 3 R1,498.54 R50,000 5 R943.56 R100,000 3 R2,997.09 R100,000 4 R2,302.93 R100,000 6 R1,610.49 R150,000 3 R4,495.63 R150,000 5 R2,830.69 R150,000 7 R2,120.09 R300,000 4 R6,908.79 R300,000 6 R4,831.48 R300,000 8 R3,797.98 R400,000 5 R7,548.49 R400,000 7 R5,653.56 R400,000 9 R4,606.91 R600,000 6 R9,662.96 R600,000 8 R7,595.95 R600,000 10 R6,363.93 R800,000 7 R11,307.13 R800,000 9 R9,213.82 R800,000 11 R7,891.59 R1,000,000 8 R12,659.92 R1,000,000 10 R10,606.55 R1,000,000 12 R9,248.90 How to apply Applying for a loan is quick and easy! Businesses or Individuals interested in applying for a loan with Direct Axis Financial Services or who simply require more information. TO APPLY, simply SEND AN EMAIL with your ID Number, Full Names, Occupation, Monthly Income and Contact details to: ( Regards, Gina Nel (Mrs.) Senior Loan Manager NCR Registration No.NCRCP5534, Legal Registration No. :1995/006077/07 NCR Registration No.NCRCP1434, Legal Registration No. :1999/31416/23

The above email is a scam. If you still think is legitimate, but you’re still concerned, then follow these steps:

Ten Minutes 10 minutes.

How to check if you received a scam email

  1. Google the details.

    Do a Google search for the persons name/company name that the email has come from.

  2. Confirm the details.

    Visit their website and look for a phone number or email address. Search for the website yourself. Do not assume the details in the email are valid.

  3. Confirm using the information you have found

    Using the details you have researched, call or email the business and ask them to verify the information within the email.

  4. Check if the email has been sent to multiple people

    Google snippets of the email text to see if the same format has been used in the past. eg “Army officer from Syria but now living with the United Nations on asylum”

Most of us know someone who is vulnerable to these types of attacks. Fortunately, if you’re aware of the presence of these scams, and armed with some basic knowledge on identifying them, you can greatly reduce your chances people you know becoming a victim. Please help them by sharing this information on Facebook or Twitter using the #telltwo and #takefive hashtags.
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