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Fraud email example:
From: "Mac-Santos Loan Agency" <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 02:55:02 -0700
Subject: 3% Affordable Loan Offer.........Apply Now
We Offer Private, Commercial and Personal Loans with very Minimal
annual Interest Rates as Low as 3% within a 1year to 50years
repayment duration period to any part of the world. We give out loans
within the range of $5,000 to $100,000,000 USD. Our loans are well
insured for maximum security is our priority, Are you losing sleep at
nights worrying how to get a Legit Loan Lender? Are you biting your
finger nails to the quick? Instead of beating yourself up, contact
MAC-SANTOS LOAN AGENCY(Loan Services ) now, Loan specialists
who help stop Bad Credit History,to discover a win solution which is
Our Mission. Interested Persons should contact me via E-mail :
Lender's Name: Mr.Mark Santos:
Your Fax Number:
Brief description of individual: