Monday, June 02, 2008

Jack Tom - Art Scammer

Remember this art scam email? Read it first...

And so he answered: This is his answer:

From: jack tom (
Sent: Tue 5/27/08 5:59 PM
To: F. Lennox Campello (


Thank for your fast response and i want you to know that i came across your store information via Google and here is what i will like to order for,

Lilith Birthing Demons

"Expeditionary Service Test"
Acrylics on Paper, c. 1999
3 x .825 inches

I will like you to get back to me with the total cost and the shipping cost.and here is address for you to the shipping cost via ups or fed ex.and please kindly get back to me if this items is in stock because i do not want any delay on this.

9 Marian Street
Killaria 2071
Phone: 61 2 9498 6830

Do this on time so that i can be able to give you my credit card information and complete my order for me
Best Regards
jack tom.
By the way... this is what's really at that address... and note that the phone number is a digit off... anyway, this is what I sent him back:
From: F. Lennox Campello (
Sent: Mon 6/02/08 9:52 PM
To: jack tom (

G'day mate!

Jackie boy! Jackierooonie! The Jackie Tommeister!

Thanks for your order!

But before I ship it to you... I am very particular as to who owns my work. Can you please tell me if you have a family, as I do not like selling my work to single men, unless they are older or divorced?

So are you married? How old are you?

Also, did you attend school? Where? I'm very fussy about my work only hanging in educated homes.

I will have my studio assistant pack it for shipping to Australia as soon as you respond and send me payment details. A credit card or an international check is OK.

The Lenster...

PS - Also, is it true that toilets swirl backwards in Australia?

Artists' Talk: DC

Artists Novie Trump and Elizabeth Burger will discuss influences that led to their works currently on exhibit in "Immersed In The Natural World" at the Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts.

The discussion will occur Friday, June 6, from 5:30 - 8:00pm at 1632 U Street N.W., Washington, DC 20009. All are welcome to attend. This exhibit is up through June 27, 2008.

PMA Director dies

Anne d'Harnoncourt, 64, the formidable, high-spirited personification of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and an indefatigable advocate for the arts as central to the city's identity, died late Sunday night.
Read the news report here.