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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Scam ripping off artists

A few days ago I recieved this e-mail form with an attempt to copy two of my titles. One title was copied incorrectly. I just answered that I only do transactions through Pay Pal and never heard back.


Good day to you.
I am so excited that I came across of your work on internet search, I am interested in purchasing these creative artworks from you.....................(name of item)

Let me know their various prices and how much discounts are you going to give? I will be happy to have these selected artworks hanged in our new home in South Africa. As well, I want you to take out the shipping cost. I have been in touch with a shipping firm that will be shipping other house decoratives.We are traveling from our Dallas home to our new apartment as soon as possible. On Paying for the artworks, I will be glad to pay you with a Money Order or Cashier`s check in US funds that can be easily cashed at your local bank, please let me know on how to proceed for the payment of the creative artworks.I will await your advise on how to proceed. Have a wonderful day.

3 comments:

Rain said...

that was interesting and sounds like you responded wisely. PayPal is the safest way for buyer and seller and anyone not willing to do that does seem suspect to me also.

rob ijbema said...

diane that ,their bad grammar is always a give-away...anyway welcome to the club..tell those scumbags where to go

Kay Dennison said...

Arrrrrrggggghhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

I hate that stuff!

Good for you that you have PayPal!!!!! It's really the best way to buy or sell anything online. I've reached a point where I won't do business online unless the seller accepts PayPal.