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|Scam Reporter||Scam Tips Received|
Orlando, FL, United States
Artists and Artworks Scam
| Wants to buy artwork using own shipping method to Malta - Uses deliveryman.com address I was contacted by a \'sales rep\' who wanted to know if I took credit cards - I said I did. Then he ordered about $600 worth of products from my website and instructed me to contact a shipping company for a quote to deliver to him in Malta, which I did. I received a quote of $980 - which he agreed to pay. The methodology was, he would pay me for the products and the delivery charge of $980 by credit card - and I was to send the $980 to the delivery company by moneygram or bank transfer, and the delivery company would pick up the products directly from me. The tip-off was the delivery company email address was firstname.lastname@example.org. The @deliveryman.com - I discovered is often used in scams. When I insisted that he pay me by moneygram or bank transfer, he bailed. He went by the name of Fred Wilson - the delivery company (Intouchinsight Cargo Ltd. representative went by the name of David Magson. I imagine they are one in the same.|
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