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This is what an email scam frequently sent to artists looks like. The writer is
The writer is really interested in extracting money out of your account. This happens later on in the exchange when it comes to arrangements for delivering the art. ALL THESE SCAMS START IN THE SAME WAY - see below.
Normally it's a wife looking for artwork for a husband's birthday.
DO NOT REPLY
Report abuse of an email address
If you want, share the name of the latest scammer in your regular art forum / online group.
However, the way I look at it is that the more people who REPORT email abusers, then the more people people get taken offline and at least some less worldly wise people might hopefully not be abused.
If you like being socially responsible, report the use of a gmail email address for scamming to Google
I've just completed it and after the basic details added.....
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