At My Quick Loan and our sister company 1st Class Loans, we’ve recently experienced an alarming influx of fraudsters impersonating our brands.
These scammers are cunningly attempting to deceive people who are in need of money and illicitly extract money from unsuspecting individuals.
How do they do it? They send emails to vulnerable customers impersonating legitimate loan companies and asking for money upfront or admin fees. l
It’s important we spread the word to help others not fall victim.
Be vigilant of emails from dubious sources. The main giveaway is the fact they are using Gmail or Hotmail accounts. Here are some examples of scammer emails, including those we’ve identified:
Other reported scammer emails include (but are not limited to):
Below is a real email from the scammers.
If you reply, expect an email response like this asking for money:
To protect yourself against these fraudulent schemes, here are key points to consider:
For more detailed information, visit our guide on identifying legitimate loan companies.
Scammers will buy or steal data and will contact you via phone or email.
We have issued Cease and Desist to the scammers but your awareness and action can make a significant difference. If you encounter any suspicious emails or offers, please report them immediately to the FCA, or contact us at email@example.com.
Sharing this information within your community can also help prevent others from falling victim to these scams.
By spreading awareness and understanding how to identify these scams, we can collectively safeguard ourselves and others from becoming victims of these unscrupulous practices.
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