Loan scams

Re: FWD: Re: DETAILS – APPLY : Available

Scam Email received 7/11/2020

Email From:

Sender Name:

Direct Finance

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Email Subject:

Re: FWD: Re: DETAILS – APPLY : Available

Re: FWD: Re: DETAILS – APPLY : Available –

*BUSINESS / PERSONAL LOAN OFFER* *APR 2.5% – 30 YEARS REPAYMENT* *NO UPFRONT COST* *CONFIDENTIAL APPLICATION* *GRACE PERIOD : YES* FINANCE COMPANY: *DIRECT FUNDING AUSTRALIA* Dear Candidate, Our commercial loan application is available. Contact us / details below and we will get back to you with more information also with the T and C to apply. NOTE: IF WE CANNOT FINANCE YOUR PROJECT DUE TO SOME OFFICIAL REASONS, WE WILL INTRODUCE A REPUTABLE FINANCE COMPANY TO ASSIST YOU WITH OUR RATE: OUR FINANCE RATE IS THE BEST IN FINANCIAL MARKET TODAY. Greetings, JENNER W. HOWARD CUSTOMER CARE DEPARTMENT C – DIRECT FUNDING. P – +1 (305) 504-2129 A – +1 (305) 504-2130 – Our experienced and qualified professional staff will contact you as soon as you send an email to: Direct Finance –

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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