OPR-Vakuus Oy (yritysluotto.fi): Advertising business loans to spamtraps

Yesterday, I received spam advertising business loans from yritysluotto.fi to the address listed for my business in the YTJ (Finnish Business Information System). So did hundreds of Finnish YTJ spamtraps to which I have visibility. The sender is OPR-Vakuus Oy (www, biz reg, people responsible), who have been at this for at least a year and a half.

The spam sets a new low in the text part not containing any of the legally required information. No address source, no identification information on the sender, no information on how to unsubscribe. Even the HTML part does not contain the address source, and only hints at the sender’s identity in the HTML <TITLE> line.

The spamming service is Mainostoimisto Synergia Oy’s Boxy service. It looks like these people haven’t run into spammers before – it’s going to be a steep and fast learning curve for them.

Spamming IP: 82.116.255.85

Spam headers:

Return-Path: <no.reply@yritysluotto.fi>
Received: from synergia.mainossynergia.com (unknown [82.116.255.85])
 by my server (Postfix) with ESMTP id 5F28379529B
 for <the biz reg address>; Wed, 9 Jul 2014 19:22:22 +0300 (EEST)
Received: by synergia.mainossynergia.com (Postfix, from userid 33)
 id 21AAD1A9273D; Wed, 9 Jul 2014 19:22:22 +0300 (EEST)
To: <the biz reg address>
Subject: Yritysluotto.fi: Lainaa yrityksellesi 5 000 - 30 000 e - helposti ja nopeasti verkosta!
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 19:22:22 +0300
From: "Yritysluotto.fi" <no.reply@yritysluotto.fi>
Reply-To: "Yritysluotto.fi" <no.reply@yritysluotto.fi>
Message-ID: <952edcf5b03a6a100601f4fb4fa42b0d@newsletter.synergiaboxy.fi>
X-Priority: 3
X-Mailer: PHPMailer (phpmailer.sourceforge.net) [version 2.0.4]
List-Unsubscribe: http://newsletter.synergiaboxy.fi/templates/opr_vakuus/exit_from_postlist.php/%3Fnewsletter%3D201%26pl_id%3D%26st_nsplid%3D%26client%3D8'
Precedence: bulk
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
 boundary="b1_952edcf5b03a6a100601f4fb4fa42b0d"
Content-Length: 11377
Lines: 161

Human-readable spam contents:

Lainaa yrityksellesi  5 000 – 30 000 €, 1-6 kk- vaivattomasti verkkohakemuksella!
Yritysluotto.fi tarjoaa  5 000 – 30 000 € lainaa tarpeesi mukaan 1-6 kuukauden maksuajalla. Lainan hakeminen tapahtuu nopeasti ja vaivattomasti verkkohakemuksella, silloin kun se yrityksen vastuuhenkilölle parhaiten sopii. Yritysluoton hinnoittelu on avointa ja selkeää, ja takaisinmaksu tapahtuu kuukausittain tasaerissä.
Yritysluotto lyhyesti:•  Lainasummat 5 000 – 30 000 €•  Takaisinmaksuaika 1-6 kk•  Yhden yksityishenkilön omavelkainen takaus, mikäli lainasumma enintään 10 000 €•  Kahden yksityishenkilön omavelkainen takaus, mikäli lainasumma on yli 10 000 €•  Avoin ja selkeä hinnoittelu: Kiinteä toimituspalkkio sisältää kaikki lainaan liittyvät kulut•  Kun olemme vastaanottaneet lainahakemuksen ennen klo 16, lainapäätös annetaan samana päivänä•  Rahansiirto heti lainapäätöksen jälkeen, arkisin klo 8 – 16 välisenä aikana

3 Responses to OPR-Vakuus Oy (yritysluotto.fi): Advertising business loans to spamtraps

  1. Now they are also spamming private persons (as well as corporate mailboxes) with quick loan advertisements targeted for consumers. In their response they are claiming they’re not responsible of the spamming or address registers used because they don’t send the spams themselves but use a third party to do so.

    Needless to say, I’ve already told them they are actually responsible of their marketing, and am expecting their version of what justification they may have for spamming my personal mailbox (as they also stated that every single owner of the email addresses that the third party targets has given permission to do so…)

    Something tells me I’ll have to turn to the authorities on this one, too..

  2. Oh, some details to the previous:
    – Front end domain marketed in spam: ostosraha.fi
    – Spam claims to be sent by, and has most links obfuscated via ‘etuviesti.com’, registered via proxy (how surprising)

    Received: from unknown (HELO outbound.smtpnet.net) (176.31.153.247)
    From: Petra Saari
    Subject: Ostosraha.fi – 15 min tilille jopa 3000e. Hae nyt!

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