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See other responses! :) "He," as I believe he is actually a group of
people, has a number of stories. "His wife" is about due to show up again,
perennially pregnant; poor thing has been carrying around the same baby for
~five years now....

On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 10:08 PM, Daisy Chung <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Thank you MaryBeth!
> that makes me feel confident to decline his offer ..
> so annoyed that he would do that to many artists.......
> it still seems odd to me that he would offer to send a check first ...as I
> won't be giving him any banking info besides address to him
> what does he want exactly in return ?
>
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 11:05 PM, MaryBeth Hinrichs <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I have been contacted by Sergio as well; he is a scammer.
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 9:50 PM, Daisy Chung <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi friends!
>>> I have recently been contacted by someone named Sergio Robert who is
>>> interested in purchasing my work for his wife's 20th anniversary...though
>>> he agreed to send me a check before having shipping agent come to make pick
>>> up arrangement ...there seems to be something strange about his email (see
>>> below ) ..
>>> I have been trying to have a phone call with him but have not heard
>>> back. Has anyone been contacted by Robert before ? and does anyone see any
>>> potential red flags in his emails ? any advice would be awesome :)
>>>
>>> THANK YOU!
>>>
>>> Daisy
>>>
>>> email 1 )
>>> sergio robert <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Mar 24 (5 days ago)
>>> Hello There,
>>>
>>> My name is Sergio robert from Washington DC. I have been on the lookout
>>> for some artworks lately in regards to I and my wife's anniversary  which
>>> is just around the corner. I stormed on some of your works which i found
>>> quite impressive and intriguing. I must admit your doing quite an
>>> impressive job. You are undoubtedly good at what you do.
>>>
>>> With that being said, I would like to purchase some of your works as a
>>> surprise gift to my wife in honor of our upcoming wedding anniversary. It
>>> would be of help if you could send some pictures of your piece of works,
>>> with their respective prices and sizes, which are ready for immediate (or
>>> close to immediate) sales. My budget for this is within the price range of
>>> $500 to $5000.
>>>
>>> I look forward to reading from you in a view to knowing more about your
>>> pieces of inventory. As a matter of importance, I would also like to know
>>> if you accept check as a means of payment.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Robert.
>>>
>>> email 2)
>>> Hello Daisy,Thanks for the message, I must tell you I intend to give my
>>> wife a surprise with the immediate purchase of the piece (
>>>
>>>    - *Tentacles (21"X26" including frame): $2,500*
>>>
>>> ) If you'd like to know, I'm relocating to the Philippines soon and our
>>> wedding anniversary is fast approaching. So I'm trying to gather some good
>>> stuff to make this event a surprise. Kindly email me the asking price
>>> asap.
>>>
>>> As regarding payment,  I would like to inform you, that my wife handles
>>> the family credit card/bank  and Paypal transaction. So i would authorize a
>>> check to you for the payment as soon as i have your full name and contact
>>> address (preferably for FedEx delivery no P.O box). Also, as soon as you
>>> receive the check and it clears your bank, my shipping agent who is also
>>> moving my personal effect will contact you to arrange shipping/pick up of
>>> the piece from you (this is to avoid my wife receiving it, if been shipped
>>> directly to my address which would ruin the surprise for this event). You
>>> both have to sign a proof of pick up at the most.
>>>
>>>
>>> Have a Positive Day!
>>>
>>>
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