Archive for the ‘Art Scams’ Category

Scammers Are at it again!

Scammers Are at it again!

Scammers are, once again, up to no good. One of our member artists sent in a lead regarding a suspicious email from someone named  Kathryn Edwards using a gmail.com address. You know the drill from here: Ignore and DO NOT reply or click on any links they send. […]

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Artists Beware: Art Scam Alert!

Artists Beware: Art Scam Alert!

Far it be for us to rain on your submission-deadlines-parade–especially now as we head into a new season of gallery openings and art fairs–but we should warn all artists that the wretched art scammers are, once again, up to no good. Since the internet has become a […]

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Art Scam Alert

Art Scam Alert

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: John Scotfield <johnscotfield2003@gmail.com> Date: May 15, 2016 at 3:45:22 AM EDT Greetings! My […]

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Art Scam Alert

Artists, beware of emails from Michael Douglas. (No, not THAT Michael Douglas.) We’ve received complaints about a message from the following address: mdouglas9090@gmail.com. The sender claims to be an art collector from Arkansas. You can find the full body of the email below. Thanks to Dolores Poacelli […]

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Art Scam Alert

Two more art scams have been circulating. Please find the texts from the emails below. Email 1: from franmolly002@gmail.com Good Day, I am Interested in purchasing some piece of art from your gallery or inventory therefore i will like to know if you are able to ship […]

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Art Scam Alert

There have been further instances of email scams from John Bless. See sample messages below: Hello , Thanks for responding back to my email,here are the items i will like to order below, Flower Print Brass Cuff———-Qty:1 pcs Brass 8-String Charm Necklace ———-Qty:3 pcs Brass 15-String Bracelet […]

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