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Fraud email example:
From: "Mr.Mark Santos." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 22:12:41 +0800
Subject: Loan Offer At 3%
We Offer Private, Commercial and Personal Loans with very
Minimal annual Interest Rates as Low as 3% within 1year to
50years repayment duration period to any part of the world.
We give out loans within the range of $5,000 to $ 260,000,000 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?
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yourself up, contact MAC-SANTOS LOAN AGENCY(Loan
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Interested Persons should contact me via E-mail :
Lender's Name: MAC-SANTOS LOAN AGENCY
Tel :+ (44) 701-113-7004
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