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Scam Email: Curtis Butler

October 21, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

My mom was the recipient of an attempted scam – luckily she asked for my help in processing a credit card and so I was able to stop it before she actually lost any real […]

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Scam Email: Max Gardner

October 21, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Dear Kathleen, This is the first email from a series from this person. It is definitely a scam. Please post his name on your site. Any further advice for how I can report this, etc… […]

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Scam Email: Don Fisher

October 21, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

On Jul 19, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Don Fisher wrote: — Hello, These  particular artwork of yours that you have for sale, is it still available and detailed price. Don. From: Don Fisher [bestofdonfisher@gmail.com] Date: […]

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Scam Email: Cindy Dickson

October 21, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

It’s when scammers make lame mistakes that most people get suspicious that the purchase is not actually for real. This scammer using this fake name made several mistakes, but the obvious one that tipped the […]

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Scam Email: Steve Wood

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

type=”html”>Yup, Tom – it’s a scam. Delete it and do not respond. Hi Kathleen, Its been 2 years since my last email about the scam I was in the middle of – and got out […]

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Scam Email: Greg Hembree

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

type=”html”> This was an obvious miss on the scammer’s part but they could care less – they play a numbers game. They send out thousands of these emails seeking that small percentage that reply so […]

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Scam Email: James Chavez

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

type=”html”>Yes, even someone who hosts a blog and Facebook page about scammers, warning people how not to fall victim, receives these stupid emails as well. To entertain myself, I removed the name of my art […]

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Scam Email: Paul Newman

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

type=”html”>The use of a famous name like Paul Newman doesn’t make this any less of a scam. Kathleen, Thank you for your post about scammers trying to buy artwork. I have received an email before […]

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Scam Email: Frank Bernard

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

type=”html”>Here is the text of yet another scammer with another fake name and disposable email account: Hi Cheryl, Good to hear back from you.I will like to proceed with the purchase of the piece. I […]

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Scam Email: Carolyn Jovanni

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

To Kathleen or whom it may concern: I was almost caught up in this scam, until a red flag went up. The series of emails as follows: Received an email yesterday reading: Congratulations! Someone expressed […]

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Scam Email: Steve Borgatti

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

How many years have I been doing this blog. How many personal emails have I sent for years before I started the blog. Really, this scam has changed VERY LITTLE since it began. Why? Because […]

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Scam Email: Luiza Kwiatkowska

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Scammers are not above grabbing the names of real people online and using them for their own criminal purposes. Also notice how, in the below scam, the scammer begins by asking about PayPal (thus trying […]

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Scam Email: Thanh Nguyen

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

hello i wish i had come across your site earlier! ive been working on an art sale with  a “thanh nguyen” with the email “mrknumb@gmail.com” . i researched him, his company, the bank the check […]

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Scam Email: Adrian Hermes

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Here is a scam that is so telling – sent to an “undisclosed list of recipients” (aka huge spam list) and apologizing upfront for not remember your website (they have no way to track the […]

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Scam Email: Andrew Hembree

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Hi Kathleen, Thank you for doing this.  I received a similar email back in August which is what made me suspicious of this one.  It was a different name, Steve Levitt, but the phrasing was […]

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Scam Email: Rebecca Wallace

October 20, 2015 FraudsWatch 0

Hi Kathleen, I was wondering if you might have heard of this person Rebecca Wallace from Guernsey UK. At first I thought it was a legitimate purchase inquiry… but now I  think not. Any thoughts […]