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.
My Name is Whitney Cason, I saw your Art advert on one of my search and don’t Know if you have any artwork available for sale? Can I have few images of your recent art works? I won’t mind having your main website so as to explore more into your works. kindly reply back as soon as possible.
Do you know of a scam you’d like to report? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to post it to the blog under the new Art Scams section, which you can find by clicking on “Categories” at the left-hand side of the screen.
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If you’ve already been the victim of a scam, find a roundup of steps you can take here.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3):