This scam was fordwarded to me by a reader. Another “take” on the usual scam requiring financial representatives. Yes -it is a scam. The giveaway? Mr Ruffer claims he lives in the UK, yet he says he “majored in art in high school” – a totally American phrase.
Mr Ruffer doesn’t want anyone to handle his financial dealings, he’s a scammer – he’s hoping you will start sending him money. If you make the mistake of applying, you will find that money is desposited in your account. You will then be asked to forward most of it to Mr Ruffer. At which point the original deposit will be removed as fraudulent and you will be left out of pocket. (See the scam victims page of this site to see how these scams work)
Delete the email and don’t reply.
My name is Merschmann Ruffer and I am an artist.
I live in the United Kingdom,with my two kids, four cats, one dog and the love of my life Anita(my Wife).It is definitely a full house. I have been doing artwork since I was a little child. That gives me about 23years of experience.
I majored in art in high school and took a few college art courses. Most of my work is done ineither pencil or airbrush mixed with color pencils. I haverecently added designing and creating artwork on thecomputer.
I have been selling my art for the last 3 years andhave had my work featured on trading cards, prints and inmagazines.I have sold in galleries and to private collectors from all around the world,But,I am always facing serious difficulties when it comes to selling my art works toAmericans and Canadians they are always offering to pay with a US POSTAL MONEY ORDERS or CASHIERS CHEQUES,which is difficult for me to cash here in the United Kingdom.
I am looking for a representative in the states who will beworking for me as a partime worker and i will be willing to pay 10% (10 percentage) for every transaction, which wouldnt affect your present state of work,someone who would help me recieve payments from my customers in the states. i mean someone that is responsible and reliable,because the cost of coming to the united states to get payments is very expensive,i am working on setting up a branch in the states,so for now i need arepresentative in the united states who will be handling the payment aspect for me.If you are interested contact us with the information below.
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