Email Fraud Alert received from: David
I recently received an email with this subject line: Lendico Loans and I am concerned that it could be an attempt at defrauding me. Let me know in the comments section what you think, please.
The full contents of the suspected fraudulent (phishing / scamming) e-mail appear below:
WE LENDICO FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS OFFERS
LOAN @3% INTEREST RATE FROM R10,000-R20 MILLION
APPLY ON (email@example.com) OR CALL EDWIN
ON +27737813228 FOR INFO
Time: 12/08/2016 04:14:34
The above email was sent by “Edwin” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, David, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “Edwin”:
I received an sms message offering a loan. The scammers are using the name of Lendico for this purpose. I attach relevant documents, telephone numbers and additional information for your verification.
They request payment of bank processing fee on approval, together with insurance premium payable to Halifax Insurance PLC.
They are using the following bank reference numbers:
Lendico FNB 62628433419
Halifax D. Msomi FNB 62614977299