Friday, July 31, 2009

Wow....I just love the Spam I get

Here is the email I received this morning......

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Laura Martins wrote:

Good day to you.

I am so excited that I came across of your work on Internet search,I am interested in purchasing these creative artworks from you....................

Blaze,Blue `08,Shan,Hidden Glen and L14 The line series

Let me know their various prices.and how much discounts are you going to give?I will be happy to have these selected artworks hanged in our new home in South Africa. As well, I want you to take out the shipping cost.I have been in touch with a shipping firm that will be shipping other house decoratives.

We are traveling from our Dallas home to our new apartment as soon as possible.On Paying for the artworks,I will be glad to pay you with a Money Order or Cashier`s check in US funds that can be easily cashed at your local bank,please let me know on how to proceed for the payment of the creative artworks.

I will await your advise on how to proceed.Have a wonderful day.

Take care,
Laura Martins





This is what I would have liked to write back:

Hi there,

I see you are currently out of Nigeria and not in Dallas as stated. Plus it is a LONG way between Nigeria and South Africa. Yes, there is a wonderful tracking device on my website that was put in place for people just like you.

I hope you do not mind but I have a have a three month hold on United States Money orders. I will not ship before then. Since you can easily travel from Dallas, to Nigeria, and South Africa so easily and quickly, why don't you just pop in to St. Louis and pay me in cold hard cash and I will gladly sell you my art work that I have worked very hard to create.

Sincerely

Sharon


BUT instead of sending this letter I hit the SPAM button

3 comments:

davemoore said...

ha. just got the exact same email from 'laura' at my website. except she wanted about 4 paintings of mine, and the discount, of course.

you were the first entry when i googled her plus dallas/south africa.

how low do you have to go to try to scam artists? yow.

your paintings look good, tho.

cheers-
dave moore
www.lowlandking.com

Janette said...

I love these. The grammar always kills me. :D

Flippy said...

Awesome