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 ———-Qty:2 pcs

Brass 10-String Necklace ———-Qty:5 pcs

Studded Brass Bracelets ———Qty:9 pcs

Geometric Print Design Brass Earrings———Qty:2 pcs

Kindly calculate my order only and get back to me with the total cost of my order and don’t worry about the shipping cost actually i have my personal shipping agent in UK,USA and Europe that will come for the pick up of the package in your company and i have inform them about this and they told me the best way to come for the pick up in your store is for you to email me with the information needed below,

* Your Company Name and Address ?
* Time the package will be ready for pick up with your convenience time and date?
* Contact Person for the pickup arrangement ?
* Telephone Number ?
* Weight of the package and how many boxes are they ?

——————————————————————————–

Hello Sales,

I will like to make an inquiry on what you sell. Before i proceed, Please inform me if you accept Credit card as mode of payment ? Also can you allow my
shipper to come for the pick up of the order.

Please include your website where i can pick item needed.

I would be awaiting to receive the reply as soon as possible.
Thank you and God God bless you.
Regards,
John Bless.

Blessed store Ltd
Address:46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue,
Athens
11528, Greece
+30 21 0728 8392
Web:Under construction
Email:blessedstoreltd@gmail.com
 

Do you know of a scam you’d like to report? Send it to erica@inliquid.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.

Find more helpful tips for avoiding scams:
artscams.com

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):
www.ic3.gov

Mary Henderson

See Mary Henderson's full Portfolio