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Keep Yourself Safe From Online Art Scams 13 June, 2017
Paul Bradley, a Waikato based artist and Creative Waikato employee, recently received an email that seemed too good to be true. A buyer wanted to purchase his paintings and was willing to pay top dollar. However, something didn't seem quite right, and through a bit of research, Paul discovered he was a target for an art scam.
The email came from "John Davidson", who claimed to be very keen to buy one of Paul's paintings as a surprise for his wife. He would send a cheque, arrange the courier, and would pay very well for Paul's work. Great news right?!
For more information on this scam, and how to recognize other art scams, visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/blog/2017/05/25/how-to-recognize-art-scam/
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