reBlog:Scam Alert: Fake Departures Magazine Shoot

by Ken Tam published 2019/01/09 21:42:00 GMT+8, last modified 2019-01-09T22:32:15+08:00

A new scam has been making the rounds with photographers. I’ve pasted the full text below so it will show up in searches. It follows scams in the past where they overpay then ask you to deposit the check then send part of the payment to other people or even return part as an accidental overpayment. It sounds like the scammer in this instance is posing as a producer and meeting up with photographers to collect the deposit for talent. The checks take a while to get rejected by your bank and so it’s too late by the time you’ve paid the producer or talent out of your own pocket. Be careful out there.

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