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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Scam Email: Bill Burrus

Hello Kathleen,

Having read your really useful art scam website I’m pretty sure the below is a new name for you, just received!

Kind regards,

Gerard



From: Bill Burrus [mailto:bill.burrus1@gmail.com]
Sent: 13 August 2018 10:58
To:
Subject: Re: [name of 4 paintings right in subject line]

Hi Gerard,

Thanks for your reply, regarding the prices I have seen it with your reply. Yes I am truely interested in purchasing.

I want you to know that I am purchasing the paintings for a Wedding Anniversary and it really need to get to my destination because the date of the Anniversary is around the corner.

Below are the paintings I am interested to purchase.

[name of 3 paintings listed here]

it will be better to discuss the payment and the shipping on Skype either verbally or typing due to the urgent of the Anniversary if possible it will be better to view the artworks on Skype Video.

My location and address of delivering are below..

1476 River Road
Titusville, NJ 08560
USA

Concerning the payment, the payment I am 100% sure about is to send you a Cashiers check or personal check or transfer the cash into your bank account for the total amount, base on the advise given via my bank.

My Skype name is bill.burrus1@gmail.com [mailto:bill.burrus1@gmail.com]  I am available throughout today on Skype to discuss and conclude.

[note: you can bet this scammer will have some reason to never show his face on Skype!]

If you don't have a Skype name kindly go to www.skype.com [http://www.skype.com/]  and register with Skype then download it and fix a time to Skype today.

Cheers,

Bill Burrus


2 comments:

  1. Dear Kathleen

    It looks like Bill Burras is the same as Jon Jurick - Another scammer who approached my wife (through her web site)

    many thanks for your good work alerting the artist community

    > From: Jon Jurick [mailto:jurickjon@gmail.com]
    > Date: 16 August 2018 at 16:50:30 BST
    > To:
    > Subject: Re: [4 paintings listed right in the subject line]
    >
    > Dear Sharon,
    >
    > Thanks for your reply, regarding the prices I have seen it with your
    > reply. Yes I am truly interested in purchasing.
    >
    > I want you to know that I am purchasing the paintings for a Wedding
    > Anniversary and it really need to get to my destination because the
    > date of the Anniversary is around the corner.
    >
    > Below are the paintings I am interested in...
    >
    > [4 paintings listed here]
    >
    > Concerning the payment, the payment I am 100% sure about is to send
    > you a Cashiers check or personal check or transfer the cash into your
    > bank account for the total amount, base on the advise given via my
    > bank.
    >
    > it will be better to discuss the payment and the shipping on Skype
    > either verbally or typing due to the urgent of the Anniversary if
    > possible it will be better to view the artworks on Skype Video.
    >
    > My location and address of delivering are below..
    >
    > 1478 River Road
    > Titusville, NJ 08560
    > USA
    >
    > My Skype name is jurickjon@gmail.com [mailto:jurickjon@gmail.com] I am available throughout today on
    > Skype to discuss and conclude.
    >
    > If you don't have a Skype name kindly go to www.skype.com [http://www.skype.com/] and register with
    > Skype then download it and fix a time to Skype today.
    >
    > Cheers,
    > Jon Jurick
    > jurickjon@gmail.com [mailto:jurickjon@gmail.com]

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  2. We've had almost the exact same email from a Gyuri Walton (below) after I queried his first email (further below)

    Your site has been invaluable..keep up the good work!

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    Thanks for your reply about the prices which i have seen it through your reply. Yes I am truly interested in purchasing

    I want you to know that I am purchasing the paintings for a Wedding Anniversary and it really need to be at my destination as quick as possible because, the date of the anniversary is around the corner.

    I am purchasing this for my family purpose, I know my wife will definitely like it because she love everything about Art & Sculpture and this is the time to fulfill my promise to her.

    Below are the paintings I choose..

    < works listed from website >

    Concerning the payment, the payment I am 100% sure about is to pay direct into your bank account for the total amount, base on the advise given from the bank because it's safe and secure.

    it will be better to discuss the payment and the shipping on Skype either verbally or typing due to the urgent of the anniversary, if possible it will be better to view the artworks on Skype Video for assurance purpose.

    My location and address of delivering are below..
    2002 Spring Run Dr
    Carrollton, TX 75006
    USA

    My Skype name is gyuriwalton I am available throughout today on Skype to discuss and conclude.

    If you don't have a Skype name kindly go to www.skype.com and register with Skype then download it and fix a time to Skype today.

    Gyuri Walton
    gyuriwalton@aol.com
    646-564-8473


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    First email
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    Hello

    This is a beautiful day viewing your beautiful paintings, they are all really amazed viewing and going through your artworks.

    I am amaze with the way you paint all this paintings... I will be happy to acquire the below paintings.

    < works listed from website >

    Email me their prices and more details on each pieces.

    Happy new year with best wishes,
    Gyuri Walton
    gyuriwalton@aol.com



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