Wednesday, April 13, 2011


From: Susan Welton
Subject: Order...
Date: April 13, 2011 8:26:02 AM PDT

Good morning,
I received this at night, does that invalidate the request?
I was searching through Google images directory where i came across this sophisticated and attractive work of yours that made me keep starring for moments

I am so very touched that you starred at my works for moments. Besides the unfathomable honor of having my work called 'sophisticated' and 'attractive' I can think of no higher honor than having you "star" at it for upwards of 'moments.' You truly are a connoisseur of works.
will love to purchase one or two piece from you and i will appreciate it if you can kindly let me know if you have piece priced between $1000- $2000 because that is my budget.

You are in luck. I have 2 piece. But they are each $2000.
One is called "Single Brushtroke." It is yellow watercolor on newsprint, and is mounted to partical board with genuine library paste. The other is called "3 specks" and is entirely in graphite. Mounting and marterials are similar to the other. I will sell them both to you for $3500 including shipping.
I hope to read from you with weblink of work in my budget or kindly send me images of it.

I do not have these pieces back form the photographer yet, and have to have my website girl post them. It should be done in the next 30 days. If you will buy them sight-unseen, I will sell them both to you for $3000 shipped.

Lay Z. Dood

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  1. Thank you for doing what you do. Just got this same email from same email... same exact message. Although I know how to spot a scam from the shoddy use of the English language, I always wonder who else gets this garbage. I think it is awesome that you reply. "If you will buy them sight-unseen, I will sell them both to you for $3000 shipped.".... yes! The best part is that her email reads susan welton, but she signed the message Donna.

  2. Hey David,
    Can you believe it? Susan thinks my work is sophisticated and attractive too! What a discerning eye she has.
    Thanks for your post, which I found when I Googled her email address. Your blog made me keep starring for moments.
    Best regards,
    Dani Dodge

  3. Nice idea. But I'd be far more interested to hear the replies of the spammers to credulous responses. Have you ever considered pretending you are rich and stupid to see what they will say?



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