We’ve received word of a new scam email making the rounds. Take a look at a copy of the message below, and avoid any correspondence claiming to be from the following email address.
From: Kathy Johnson
Subject: While Apollo – 2, Japanese stab bound book, sumi Ink on Rives heavyweight, 9″ x 13″ Inquiry
I saw these creative works on your website and I will like you to get back with more details if they are still available for purchase.
More details on this particular scammer can be found here.
Thanks to Paula Cahill for the tip-off!
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