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 Post subject: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:57 am 
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Got this one today, the ad was found on "Backpage.com" (notice "payment representative" in the job description... there's also no such gallery in the Philippines...dead giveaway it's a scam!): The senders email: employment50@hotmail.com


The World's
Interactive Art Gallery
Duncan Art Gallery
75, Barangay Bagong Lipunan,Quezon City.
Manila.Philippines.1006

http://duncanartgallery.synthasite.com/



Thanks for your response to my ad on http://www.backpage.com regarding the Delivery Position.However, I am Patrick Logan a Branch Manager of Duncan Art Gallery and I have been given the task of setting up Duncan Art Gallery in the United States to further expand and also meet the high demands of our numerous customers in the United States.More so, I will be arriving on the 7th of February 2010.



Introduction to Duncan Art Gallery.


Duncan Art Gallery aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the Philippines.

When Duncan Art Gallery first opened over Ten years ago it was only those who had a dedicated interest in contemporary art who sought out the gallery to see work by new artists. The audience, however, built steadily over the years and by the time the gallery left its second home at County Hall, visitor numbers reached 300,000 per annum, with over 700 schools organizing student visits.

Duncan Art Gallery has worked with media sponsors on a number of shows including The Observer, The Sunday Times, Evening Standard, The Independent on Sunday and Time Out.

Many artists showing at Duncan Art Gallery are unknown when first exhibited, not only to the general public but also to the commercial art world. Many of these artists are subsequently offered shows by galleries and museums internationally. In this effect, the gallery also operates as a springboard for young artists to launch their careers.


Challenges we face
The audience for exhibitions of contemporary art has increased widely during the last ten years as general awareness and interest in contemporary art has developed both in the Philippines and abroad, thus making us one of the world's Interactive Art Gallery and now we are face with a challenge of keeping up with our numerous clients in the United States/Canada as they sometimes prefer making payments by cashier's check or money order, that's why we are in search of Representatives in the United States/Canada that will act as an aid between us and our numerous customers in the United/Canada.We would be happy to receive your resume if you are interested in working for Duncan Art Gallery as one of our Representatives in the United States/Canada.More so, Vacancies for the post of a Driver/Delivery and Payment Agent is now available for an Immediate Appointment with a weekly pay of $1,350.You can visit duncanartgallery.synthasite.com for a tour of our finest Art Works

Nevertheless, the Van will be will be provided by the Gallery before your 1st Assignment.More so, you are also to act as Duncan Art Gallery Payment Representative by receiving payment from our customers in the United States in Cashier's Check ,money order or bank draft.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

You will be making deliveries of our Art Collections bought by our customers to different locations with a Van that will be provided to you.More so, you are to receive the payment for each art works purchased as our Payment Representative and have it sent to our Accounts Officer and I hope you can handle this....

BENEFIT IS AS FOLLOWS:

* The averagely income is about $5,200 Monthly depending on your Efficiency.
* No form of investments from you....
* This job takes only 3-5 hours per day....
* You do not pay any form of taxes as it will be paid by the Gallery.
* Weekends will be your days off

Kindly Have the Delivery Application filled out and sent back to me if you are interested in working for Duncan Art Gallery as our Delivery and Payment Representative.


Best Regards,
Patrick Logan.
Branch Manager
Duncan Art Gallery

Delivery Application:

Contact Details:
First Name: _______________________________
Last Name: ________________________________
License Class: ____________________________
Address Line 1:____________________________
Address Line 2:____________________________
City: _____________________________________
State: ____________________________________
Zip code: _________________________________
Telephone: ________________________________
Mobile: ___________________________________
Email: ____________________________________

2 Years Employment History (Most recent first)

Employer's name and any further details that may aid your application

Employer’s Full Name (1):________________________________
Start Date (1): _________________________________________
End Date (1): ___________________________________________
Start Date (2):__________________________________________
End Date (2):____________________________________________
Employer’s Full Name (2): _______________________________
Start Date (1): _________________________________________
End Date (1): ___________________________________________


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:41 pm 
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Did you report them to Backpage.com?

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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:02 pm 
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This came in my email so I don't know where to find the specific ad... you have to hit the report this post button from the ad itself but they are nationwide and I haven't a clue where it is originating from... if I can find the time this weekend I'll see if I can find it... Backpage doesn't make this part easy as they don't have a search option.


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:36 pm 
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I believe I have been scammed by this same person, I responded to an advertisement from Backpage.com for a Nanny position to a man name Patrick Rino. Mr. Rino sent me his phone number which I called when he did not show up for the assignment I was hired for. At this current time I am still in contact by email with Mr. Rino who keeps insisting that he is relocating to the US.
I notified Backpage.com but feel that nothing will come out of the advertisement. My concern is that he has my name, phone number and address. I feel very exposed and vulnerable and am not sure what I need to do next. If you have any advise for me I would be more then happy to hear it.
Thank you for your help.
Imaflorist


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:56 pm 
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The scammers love free classified ad sites, like Craigslist, since they can post for free and they know they can find a LOT of people all in one spot.

Here is the email address to report these scams

abuse@backpage.com

If more people report them maybe they will put up a warning about these scams . . . Craigslist finally did after we contacted them several times.

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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:15 pm 
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HEY I THINK I HAVE BEEN SCAM THIS ADD WAT SHOULD I DO. DID THEY EVER CALL TO TALK TO YOU? :(


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:33 pm 
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You should start here

http://scamvictimsunited.com/Reporting_scams.htm

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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:26 pm 
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OMG!! :shock: I almost got scammed, but thanks to this bulletin I didn't. I had a weird feeling about this e-mail I got.
So I decided to do some research on this " Duncan Art Gallery" company.
Turns out that bad feeling lead me to this site.
Here's the e-mail I got.
BTW it was from a ad I replied to on Backpage.com.



Dear Nanny,

Hope you are doing great am very sorry for my later reply ! It's good to know that you are interested in the job and I'm happy to have found a Nanny for John and i hope we will all get along just fine. All i want is an efficient and a friendly Nanny and i hope we will get along just fine.We will be arriving in United States on the 28th of October 2010 after i have cleared my files and hand over to a good hand. All i want is a good nanny.I am a very likable, easy going and down to earth. My Dad is from South Africa and my Mom is from the Philippines but i was born in South Africa.

I have been working with DK Art Gallery here in the Philippines for about 7 Years now. More so, i love Arts because it gives me a special perspective of Nature.I'm also a friendly person who likes making good friends. I like to go see the movies with my boy and is favorite Cartoon characters Tom and Jerry.

John is 7 years old and very likable, very friendly and he loves ice-cream a lot, some time he will come sit on my leg while we watch a Movie. John is quite sensitive he knows when am down and he will smile and say dad are u alright? just the look in his eyes will do the trick.After the lose of John's parent in the typhoon, i decided to always make John very happy and safe.He will be enrolled into a good school over there and i would appreciate it if you can help in getting a good school for John when we arrive.I can go on and on just to give you as much information as i can.

You will be working Monday Through Fridays and the Weekend will be your days off.You are to resume in the morning by 08:00am take John to school when am busy cos i always take my boy to school myself. You are also to keep John's room clean and can you cook?....your Launch break will be by 1:00pm to 2:00pm and then you can go pick John up from school, help him with his studies and your closing time will be by 5.30pm and i would prefer to pay your wages weekly which will be $800 every week as long as you will be good.I would also ask you send over to me a copy of your picture so I'll know who am working with.We would be staying in an Hotel when we arrive for some couple of days before we get a house that will be close to you if you wanna live out, but a room will be reserved for you if you choose to live in and also i will like to know were you are located ...

Nevertheless, Attached is a picture of John and I.More so,i will be going to Japan for a research on Asian Arts and Craft, and also to purchase raw materials needed before coming over to States.So without much waste of time i would like to pay you upfront to secure your services as John's Nanny as that is one of the company's policy.The Art Gallery i work with will be in charge of your weekly payment of $800 but will be paid directly by me at the end of every week and i believe you will discharge your duties effectively as required.Kindly have the Nanny Application below filled out and have it sent to me by email so i can forward that to the company for approval and i hope we will get along just fine.You can contact me on my cell.....+639994289373 dial as typed...i have been trying to call your number as it was provided by you but unable to connect.

Thanks for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Carlino Brizio and John

75, Barangay Bagong Lipunan,Quezon City.
Manila.Philippines.1006


Nanny Application

Contact Details:

First Name: ____________________________________
Last Name: ____________________________________
Address Line 1:__________________________________
Address Line 2:__________________________________
City: ______________________________________
State: ______________________________________
Zip code: _______________________________________
Telephone: ______________________________________
Mobile: _________________________________________
Email: __________________________________________

2 Years Employment History as a Nanny (Most recent first)

Employer's name and any further details that may aid your application

Employer’s Full Name (1):_______________________________________
Start Date (1): _________________________________________________
End Date (1): __________________________________________________
Start Date (2):__________________________________________________
End Date (2):__________________________________________________
Employer’s Full Name (2): _______________________________________
Start Date (1): _________________________________________________
End Date (1): _______________________________________________


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:39 am 
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hey did this guy every showed up to any of your houses?


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 Post subject: Re: Duncan Art Gallery = SCAM!
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:04 pm 
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I just got one from the "Sunrise Art Gallery"

It sucks so bad because the money is right here. But I know it's probably fake :(


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 Post subject: Re: Luckie Campbel SCAM
PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:17 pm 
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Now this guy/girl SCAMMER is going under Luckie Campbel or Luckie Campbell.

Here is the email I received (below) and like an idiot did not know it was a scam, so I deposited the check. I did research on it prior and found nothing, and then I did even more research today and found this thread so thank you! I had to call my bank and report it immediately the following day and now the customer service said a 10 hold will be put on my account. GREATTTTT! Ugh, I hate that I fell for this :oops:

Hello,

Thanks for the mail...As they say, punctuality is the soul of business.I believe promptness is key if any business is to thrive.I want to thank you for your prompt response.I have gone through your resume and it seems good enough.I will not be able to meet up with you until I get back from my trip. You will resume work with helping me on errands,sorting out my delivers and packages and doing my shopping.You will be properly briefed in order to carry out every task appropriately.I believe we can start the purchase with TRUST,Please assure me of your trust, honesty,promptness to duty and commitment.Its great to know you are willing to work for me.
I cherish versatility and freedom in a working relationship so you can work from your home or office.I will make for financial aid to be sent to you for purchase of some paintings and other merchandise ( pay my bills on my behalf)Sit for delivery( at your home) or pick items up at nearby post office at your convenience.
Let me know if you will be able to offer me any/all of these services.
Where are you located?anyway it doesnt matter where you located as long as you live in USA
I would love to meet up with you to talk about this job but I am currently away on business.
I am in Argentina so there will be no interview.
I will prepay you in advance to do my shopping.
I will also have my mails and packages forwarded to your address.
If you will be unable to stay at your house to get my mails,I can have it shipped to a post office near you and then you can pick it up at your convenience.
When you get my mails/packages; you are required to mail them to where I want them mailed to. You don't have to put money out of your pocket,all you have to do is have packages shipped to your house and do my shopping.
You are allowed to open the packages to reveal its content.
The content of the packages are computer and electronics,clothings business and personal letters..... All expenses and taxes will be covered by me.
You will work between 15 and 20hrs a month..How much will you charge Weekly?I will pay $400.00
That is not a bad offer is it?I need your service because I am constantly out of town.
I work in Realestate and I own an Art Gallery in Argentina.
I will return to USA in April,so this process will be on going till then.If you don't mind, I will meet up with you when I return and then we can talk about the possibility of making this long term.Well, let me know if you are able to handle the position. Hope to hear I will email you the list and pictures of what to shop for when I am ready.
No heavy packages is involved! You can do the shopping at any nearest stores.You will be shopping for Electronics and clothing's.
I will provide you my personal UPS account number for Shipping.All you have to do is provide my account number to UPS and shipping charges will be applied into the account.I will provide clear set of instructions for each task I need done as well the funds to cover them. If I were to mail you money to do my shopping plus upfront payment for your service,where would you want it mailed to?How should your name appear on the money?NOTE:IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE JOB SEND YOUR DETAILS TO MY PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS:luckie.campbel@yahoo.com AND I WILL GET BACK TO YOU IF YOU ARE GOOD FOR THE JOB.
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Full Address:
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City:State:
Zip Code:
Phone Number:
Age:
Thank you!


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