How to spot an Avon email scam

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The internet is full of scammers

This is a fact, and it's just something a person has to accept and live with. Don't ignore it.

If you're an Avon Rep, and especially if you have an online store, your email address will be in the public domain, which means scammers will be able to find you. Unfortunately, it means you have to take every single contact request with a grain salt and a critical eye, and you can't be impulsive or greedy. Fortunately, though, there's a lot of commonalities in the emails they send, since most are simple copy-and-paste jobs, and you should be able to tell when someone is legit or not.

Look out for the following:

- Someone who lives in another state, but is coming through on "a showbiz" or who represents themselves as a "retail buyer" (which is against the contract you signed, anyway), or who is out of the country for now and still wants to order.

- Someone with a name and a bunch of numbers as their email address. Pay attention to the names used; scammers will often change the number part, but keep the same name or something similar.

- A sob story about being deaf / blind, a single mother, and having lost someone in an accident recently-- especially if they claim all three. It's playing on your sympathies so you won't question them when they say strange things.

- Really poor grammar and punctuation, like they barely know English. Most of the scams come from overseas.

- Someone who asks to pay through their boss's check or a finance department, or who wants a lot of personal information to send you a money order-- it's all an attempt to get enough info to steal your identity and / or get you blamed for check fraud. They'll send three or four times what they owe you, then ask you to wire it back to them. If you do, you'll find out in a few days that the check was reported stolen and you didn't actually have the money in the bank to wire to them, and now you're out thousands of your own dollars, because the wire will still go through.

- Large orders between 200 and 600$ of the most expensive products in multiple quantities. They want to sell your products overseas, AND get your money.

- All the emails will have similar text. The names, businesses and products might change, but the instructions and the explanations will almost be identical.

- A request to have some third-party mail courier pick up the order and send it somewhere else. It will usually be overseas, or somewhere rural like West Virginia. If they can't pick it up and pay you in person, you don't need their business.

What to do about it

You'll likely get a lot of these emails, so it's easiest if you fight form letters with form letters. Write up a polite reply message for when you get contact emails, and anticipate what they're going to say: direct them to shop through your e-rep site, tell them you can't accept credit cards except through the site's system, and you'll only accept checks in person, with ID, phone number and contact info (and maybe something to make scammers nervous, like a thumb-print or something). If they aren't local, which they never are, tell them they can only order through your site, and you'll gladly help them find someone local to where they live. Send out the same answer every time, so when you get hit multiple times by one scammer, they know you're onto them. Most won't contact you again when you say you can't help them, but they may try under a different name; tell them the same thing.

If it's not a scammer, they'll be reasonable and try to work with you without offering to have a third party send you the money or asking you to run a credit card for them because they can't figure it out.

Keep all your correspondence in case it's needed to prove that they're scammers or that you were scammed.

Go online and post articles like this one so people can find the information, and report the emails and details to scam-watching sites-- do a quick google search and you'll find dozens of them.

If you already accepted a check from one, check the name on the check against the name they gave you and any contact info you have on them-- if it's something totally unlikely to need a bunch of makeup, if the names don't match, if the amount is way too much, and / or if the address is from somewhere different from where they said they're from, it's a scam and it's probably stolen or forged. Hand it over to the bank or to the local FBI office with a full report of where it came from. If you've already deposited it, wait a minimum of three weeks-- it will always bounce or un-deposit if it's fake, and turn it in to the bank then, too. But you shouldn't have gotten that far, if you're not taken in!

An example email

All the suspicious parts will be underlined:

Hello,

Good to hear from you.I am from Maryland but will be coming over FL for a showbiz in one of the Hotels Conference hall around you shortly.We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me.Below are the list of items needed:

Petal by Cynthia Rowley Eau de Toilette Spray 241-328 .....................(2)


Meadow Dew Splash 232-733............................................................(1)

Bond Girl 007 EDP Spray 865-858......................................................(3)



Supercurlacious Mascara Black 441-669.............................................(2)


Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep 239-996..................................................(1)


Flower by Cynthia Rowley Eau de Parfum Spray 241-294.....................(1)


Eye Palette 434-751 .........................................................................(2)


ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Elixir 390-603 ......................................(2)


I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items, before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival .I hope to read from you soon with all details required.


1- Name to be written on the payment:


2- Mailing address ( No p.o.box ):


3- Phone Number:


4- City:


5- Zip Code:


6- State:


Thank you and enjoy your day and how much sales tax to charge? and when is The next order date?

(Assistant Personnel Manager)


The names that I have gotten in my inbox, all with almost the same emails, and all just the last few months are:

Denis Wilson, Lola Maze, Shawn Morgan, Linda Collins (twice under different emails), Pat Smith (twice, under different emails), Tina Smith, Rita Perry, Mandy Davies, Tera Sommers, Lucy Jess, Lisa Dave, Jim Walton, and Renee Walker. See how some of them sound weird? And some are similar to others? Yeah, scammers!

What names have you gotten in your contact requests? List them all in the comments so other people can avoid them!

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JC Factor 5 weeks ago

Below is my response to my scammer and a template I'll be using for any future scammers. I will just customize to whatever event they refer to. Also interesting fact regarding the address I Googled. There was a sign in the front yard of this property that looks to be a Modeling Agency. Wouldn't you think they would travel with make-up products? Common sense, where has it gone?

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Good Morning Marilyn:

Your future photo shoot sounds exciting. However, I am not authorized to place an out of state order. Please place your order on-line through the e-store or simply Google “local Tallahassee Avon Representative” to find a representative in your area to assist you.

I am sorry that I cannot be of assistance but wish you well on your travels and your upcoming event.

Sincerely,


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JC Factor 5 weeks ago

I received the below and just knew it seemed odd. Glad I took the time to research a bit. Great article and I will be responding to this scammer. Why don't some folks get a real job instead of trying to take advantage of those who legally work hard?? Obviously these folks do not have God in their heart or even common decency.

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Thank you for your response.I'm the Manager of Set 5 International Models & Talent in FL.We will be coming down to your city for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the under listed Avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is in bracket at the front of item number for each product.

MAKE UP. QUANTITY

Smooth Minerals Powder Foundation spice - "965-526" (2)

Extra Lasting Lip Gloss always on pink - "070-346" (2)

ANEW PLATINUM Eye & Lip Cream "328-072" (1)

SKIN CARE.

Avon Home Whipped Pumpkin Candle "602-385" (2)

Skin So Soft Original Bath Oil " 941-105" (1)

Clearskin® Blackhead Eliminating Daily Astringent "680-840" (2)

HAIR CARE.

Advance Techniques Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner "883-185" (2)

Fragrance.Imari Seduction Eau de Toilette Spray "171-742 " (1)

Far Away Gold Eau de Parfum Spray "055-931 " (1)

Get back to me with the total cost and sale's tax that I will pay for the products.Also,with the name and mailing address you want your payment mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your payment and your phone number so I can reach out to you in case of any emergency.Please get back to me as soon as possible so you can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in cashier check because that's what we agreed on for accountability and transparency reasons.We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves but if you prefer to have it shipped to our address below you can add the shipping charges to the total cost,i just want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready.Please send the quotations and details needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Marilyn Maddox

714 Glenview Dr,

Tallahassee, FL 32303


Carly Knudtson 6 months ago

I got this email today from Shannon hawkins

sh10_35@rcraigs.33mail.com

Shannonhawkins110@outlook.com

SCAMSCAMSCAMSCAMSCAMSCAMSCAM

Thanks for the mail, kindly order the below items for me.These products are meant for my secretary as a present on Independence Day , the event comes up on the 4th of July 2016 which also happen to be her birthday.

ITEMS TO ORDER ARE BELOW

Skin Care

Avon Sun+ After Sun Aloe Gel--- 656-023===================(1)

Clearskin® Professional Daily Correcting Lotion   069-437===============(1)

Make Up      

mark. Caliente Glow Blush + Bronzer Compact 316-091===================(1)

Dazzlers Top Coat 579-909===================(2)

Ultra Color Glossy Tube   420-911================(2)

Ultra Glazewear Lip Gloss 314-448============(1)

Perfect Eyebrow Kit   273-820============(1)

Bath & Body

Avon Care Rich Moisture Comforting Nourishing Cream  - 484-710==============(2)

Skin So Soft Original Gelled Body Oil   ---------------464-280=============(1)

Skin So Soft Original Bath Oil - 24 fl. oz.-----------462-928(1)

Skin So Soft Soft & Sensual Bath Oil------------------460-614==========(2)

Advance Techniques Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner-----------883-185======(1)

Fragrance

Far Away Eau de Parfum Spray -  215-393=========================(2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost of all the items with tax inclusive. This items will be payed for via money order or certified check because my regional supervisor is responsible for the payment of these order.my sister will be coming down to pick up of the items from you in person or meet you in a library/park depending on your choice of pick up location, but I want you to have the funds in advance so you can get all the products ready and secured. Please send the price quotation and details for your payment.

Name to be written on the payment

Mailing address , or p.o.box

Phone Number (Mobile Number)

City

Zip Code

State

Thanks for your assistance in advance.

Shannon Hawkins


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Lisa Pollock 8 months ago

Last week, I received a similar email from Maribel Cooker. It wasn't difficult to tell it was a scam. I couldn't find much online about scams with that name, though but it was definitely a scam. Today, I received another similar Avon request from April Weiss, and there is a lot online about scams with her info.


eenermosnar 9 months ago

I just received this email yesterday, something about this made me a little uneasy. I was first contacted through my Avon page and they wanted to place an order.

Thanks for the mail, kindly order the below items for me.These products are meant for my sister as a present on her fifth year recovery anniversary from a fatal accident, the event comes up on the 26th of March 2016.

ITEMS TO ORDER ARE BELOW

SKIN CARE

1. Anew Clinical & Reversalist Collection...(019-904)

2. Anew Reversalist Collection....(042-552)

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JEWELRY

3. Opulent Clusters Ribbon Statement Necklace...(894-853)

4. Set in Stone Watch...(905-374)

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MAKE UP

5. Vintage-Print Cosmetic Bag...(917-302)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost of all the items with tax inclusive. This items will be payed for via money order or certified check because my cousin is responsible for the payment of these order.Our mark-up artist will be coming down to pick up of the items from you in person or meet you in a library/park depending on your choice of pick up location, but I want you to have the funds in advance so you can get all the products ready and secured. Please send the price quotation and details for your payment.

Name to be written on the payment

Mailing address , or p.o.box

Phone Number (Mobile Number)

City

Zip Code

State

Thanks for your assistance in advance.


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Feleshia Judkins 13 months ago

So happy I decided to research this. Something just wasn't right when they responded. This is the email I received:

Hi,My name is Danalynn was going through your Avon store online and find some nice product that i will love to order from you As a gift items for my female co-workers to compensate them for their hard work.I will have ordered them from my former rep but she is out of country and do not sell any more i will love to make you my new Rep. If you want the payment upfront, that won't be a problem. The fund will be released from the office in certified check soon as you calculate the total with necessary tax attached to. The needed quantity is in bracket in front of the items. .

Skin Care

Avon Sun+ After Sun Aloe Gel--- 656-023===================(1)

Clearskin® Professional Daily Correcting Lotion 069-437===============(1)

Make Up

mark. Caliente Glow Blush + Bronzer Compact 316-091===================(1)

Dazzlers Top Coat 579-909===================(2)

Ultra Color Glossy Tube 420-911================(2)

Ultra Glazewear Lip Gloss 314-448============(1)

Perfect Eyebrow Kit 273-820============(1)

Bath & Body

Avon Care Rich Moisture Comforting Nourishing Cream - 484-710==============(2)

Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Extra Strength Cream --772-972=============(1)

Skin So Soft Original Bath Oil - 24 fl. oz.-----------462-928(1)

Naturals Juicy Pomegranate & Mango Antibacterial Hand Gel------631-084==========(2)

Fragrance

Far Away Eau de Parfum Spray - 215-393=========================(2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost for all the Avon products with tax inclusive.I will be paying via money order or certified check because its my director that will be responsible for the payment of all these items.My shiiping agent will be coming down for the pick up of the items in person or meet you in a library or park depending on your choice but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get all the product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details for your payment.

Please your quick reply will be highly appreciated,

Looking forward to your soonest assistance.


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Michele Posadas 13 months ago

I received a couple of contacts a few weeks apart but I immediately figured they were fraudulent due to they both had 33mail.com emails. The two contacts I got were:

AUBREY RAYMOND (same name that another person here mentioned in a comment) AubreSDD@jocelyn1.33mail.com and Connie James Veng721@davidevison1959.33mail.com. It's very unfortunately such things happen but everyone needs to be vigilant.


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Kimberly Pews 14 months ago

Just got this yesterday 9/29/15

From: "Aubrey Raymond"

Thanks for your response.I will need you to get the below listed Avon products for me.I want to order all this Avon products for my guardian as a gift on her Wedding ceremony which is coming up on the OCTOBER 25th .2015 in the state's capital. The quantity needed for each of the products is as shown below.

FRAGRANCE

Avon Instinct for Her Shower Gel...............(948-664)......1

Flor Violeta Eau de Parfum Rollette............(330-030)......1

SKIN CARE

Avon Elements Purifying Gel Cleanser....................................(613-025)........2

Clearskin® Professional Daily Correcting Lotion........................(069-437).........2

MAKE UP.

mark. That's Brilliant Face & Eye Luminizer..........................(457-243).....1

Smooth Minerals Blush..............................Golden glow(868-015)....2

BATH AND BODY

Sensitive Skin Bubble Delight Bubble Bath.........................(326-414)....1

Advance Techniques Ultimate Volume Boosting Spray.................(693-573).....1

Kindly get back to me with the total cost for all the Avon products with tax inclusive.I will be paying via money order or certified check because its my great uncle that will be responsible for the payment of all this items in appreciation of the love and care she gave to me all through our stay.My sister who is the event planner will be coming down for the pick up of the items in person or meet you in a library or park depending on your choice but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get all the product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details for your payment.

Name to be written on the payment

Mailing address , No p.o.box

Phone Number (Mobile Number)

City

Zip Code

State

Looking forward to your soonest assistance. Have a nice and splendid day ahead.

AUBREY RAYMOND


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murraylynnet 14 months ago from NY

Also add "Barbara Beaver" with the email address Barbarabeaver1961@ethelbullard01.33mail.com to the list of people to look out for. This person just emailed me asking to order products. And I already know "Ethel Bullard" is a name commonly used by scammers to target Avon reps. I guess they're running out of names since now they're re-using names as email addresses. Good luck ladies!!!


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murraylynnet 17 months ago from NY

Wow, it's amazing to see how long this scam has been going on. Back in January, I got an email from a Sheila Strachan with the email: sheistra@outlook.com. She wanted $100 worth of products. As a new Avon rep who was trying to grow my business I was thrilled. I always like to think the best of people, but I did find it strange the way she wrote things: she kept saying something about getting gifts for a birthday party in the capitol- the capitol of what?? It was also odd how she kept calling me "sis" in the emails.

She wanted to know the total in advance, and sent me another email saying that she would be paying by a check, and that her assistant had "accidentally" wrote $1000 on the check instead of $100! That finally tipped me off that something was weird- thank goodness I found this site before anything else happened! Since then, I have gotten one or two other emails since which are pretty much written the same way as "Sheila's." I have ignored them.


Ginuinesoul 23 months ago

Here's one after payment was mailed off:

I am very sorry am just getting back to you, it has been a very busy period for me and rest of the family. I really appreciate your effort towards helping me with the Avon products order.

I need to inform you that the payment for the Avon products has been delivered to you on Saturday via USPS courier service, my uncle gave me this tracking number from USPS (she provided the number), so that you can also see its delivery status, please proceed to your bank immediately and get the payment check deposited into your bank account, funds will be available and fully cleared into your account the following day.

Also, I will like to notify you that my uncle mistakenly added the wedding planner travel expenses to the funds sent to you, all you have to do is to just deduct the money for your Avon items from the fund and Extra $20 as a gift for keeping you waiting and get the rest send to the wedding planner who is to book her ticket via MONEY GRAM money transfer latest by evening today,You can withdraw the wedding planner's money after check has been deposited if you have the funds to cover the amount received, then go ahead to the nearest Money Gram outlet to have it wired to her in Colorado Springs City so that she can book her flight immediately, Because she will be coming down to the area to visit all the vendors that will be working for us on my sister's wedding ceremony day.

As soon as you send the funds she would be able to provide you with her trip plan to pick up the Avon products.

Below is the Wedding planner name and address you would send the funds to:

FIRST NAME : Pharia

LAST NAME: Richardson

Add : 3915 Harmony Dr

city: Colorado Springs

state: Colorado

zip code: 80917

After the transfer get back to me with all the transfer details from Money Gram, the details needed would be the Reference Number ( this is the 8 digit number on the receipt),Senders name and address used, also I will need to know the total amount sent after deducting transfer charges.

Note: that the transfer charges should be deducted from the rest money you are sending and not from your own money. The funds are needed urgently, so get this done and get back to me as soon as possible.

Also advice when my Avon would arrive if not arrived yet.

You can as well text me here for easy communication and please include your name while texting.

424 900-4584 (text only)

Allison.


WJACK12412 2 years ago

I am so thankful I found this site. Today a James Pearle just sent me almost the exact same e mail and was persistent on my address, the uncle paying, having birthday party at the capitol, meeting up with the party planner. I was leary, because I said this is a bit much to do when they can order online and have the products delivered. Well, I guess I keep having fun with this....they will get tired before I do.


Siobhan Wolfmoon 2 years ago

[{(This is quite a long comment, I apologize and hope I am not taking up too much space. I have a bad habit of over-sharing.)}]

Oh my gosh. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS!!

I am so glad I trusted my gut on this.

I was just setting up for the upcoming campaign online and about to dive head first into registering for the Celebrate the Season event, but ended up distracted by the memory of an email I had gotten a few days ago from ANA SILVA. "She" needed Avon products, like *needed* stuff. This was a big deal! (for like five minutes.)

Since May, I've found 3 customers and only 1 who has actually bought anything apart from myself. I wasn't expecting to become a millionaire overnight or anything but the only paying customer is my MOM (lol) so a big order from someone who wants to pay upfront for some stuff? Heck yeah I'll set it up! The holidays are just around the river-bend!

So I set "her" up a customer beauty profile. Then I go back to the email to get the items "she" wanted on the order, and re-read the email from beginning to end. I got all the way to the end of the first paragraph when something clicked up in the noggin, because the terminology and disjointed sentences all started seeming really familiar and fishy. "She" states that "her daughter's" birthday is: "coming up on the Octomber 25th 2014 in the capital."{sic}

I read that and was like.......wait. What? In the capital? Does "she" live in Washington D.C.? Or, maybe "she" will be celebrating "her daughter's" birthday in Austin...'cuz, it's been a while since I took Geography, but Austin's the capital of Texas, right? Suddenly the weird " ============ ==(2)"{sic} thing seemed pequliar...I was like, 'who does that?!' I don't know, it seemed odd to me.

It reminded me of when the internet was still pretty brand new to most in the 'first world', the emails I would get from people claiming to be from Blizzard (I played World of Warcraft back in the days when I had time to do such things LOL), or my bank, desperately seeking (with very poor grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and...English?) my information.

Anyhoo, I kept reading to see if any more red flags pop up, to see that "she" wanted to buy all this stuff from me and "she" wanted it all totaled up so "she" could send "her uncle" to come deliver "her" payment with a cashier's check or money order to me in person. Then another person "her shiiping agent"{sic} would come collect the order when it arrived. The thing that made me Google "avon scam email order" was the way "she" requested my information.

"Please send the quotations and details for your payment.

Name to be written on the payment

Mailing address , No p.o.box

Phone Number (Mobile Number)

City

Zip Code

State

Looking forward to your soonest assistance"{sic}

My payment? Does "she" want me to pay "her"? 'Cuz it sounds like "she" does! And all of my information is already available via my website (which I'll assume is where they got my email address), so why do I need to give it to "her" when "she" already has it. And who says "quotations" instead of "quote" or "quota" or "total" or "amount". Better yet, why is only my home address acceptable? I have a P.O. box for important things just like this. Why do they want to know where I live? NOPE.

My b.s. detector started going off in my head, and I then I was pissed off. Well, I've been told that I am a kind, generous, and non-judgemental person with vast amounts of patience, and I'd like to think that my actions and words speak to that (most days, everyone has a bad day now and then)...but with those traits and then having to face the now obvious scam...that's why I was so upset. And I guess why I've typed so much.

Due to a death in my immediate family just under a year ago, I have been having a really hard time trying to deal with my mourning (Yo tengo a few "invisible" disorders kicking around in the ol' brain pan) and I was and am just so damn tired of being taken advantage of.

I JUST got scammed by the "Pure Green Coffee Bean" people selling (what I believe to be) fiber pills and calling it a "weight loss supplement"...Sure, I'll take a free trial bottle for just 5$ shipping, its just five bucks, right? Nope. When I send them an email asking why they withdrew NINETY dollars from my bank account without my permission, they claim that in the T&C it states that after 12 days of the free trial bottle they sent me, that I am automatically entered into their "auto-ship" program where they will take my money (well, the money I need for my kid), and then tell me via email that I successfully ordered another 3 bottles of this crap...all for the low low price of 90$ (I guess shipping is included in a parcel of that value?)! They couldn't even be bothered to go that far though, as the package has yet to arrive with what they claim to be my EXPENSIVE green bean magic bullet coffee fat and weight annihilator...its beige colored powder inside a capsule, how exactly is this 'pure'?!

That email confirmation of my "transaction" was sent at the start of the month (September) and I have yet to see a package arrive from them with this **** that I got stuck paying for. I checked, I triple checked to make sure that there was no catch, because I've been caught before by sneaky buggers and was not looking to get burned again. There is no website for me to visit so I can read these terms and conditions, just an email address and a phone number and a PO box in California.

The saying goes 'fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.' Well, I'm tired of feeling stupid because I want to believe that in everyone's heart we were all taught and thus know and practice the golden rule (do unto others as you would have them do unto you). I'm working for my grace, giving and loving and trying to be good, to do good...and if I, and others like me, just keep on doing what we're doing, I truly believe that the scammers, the hackers, the identity thieves, the internet trolls, the con jobs, and the shysters (and all the rest of they that would gladly hurt another to get a little closer to the "top" or a slightly larger piece of the "pie"), and all their rotten energy will either give up, or go away. Patience is a virtue...and I have got that in droves.

One lesson I have learned the hard way through my 33 years experiencing this life cycle, is that the snakes in the grass and the vultures circling overhead can see my generosity and my desire to be all that I can be while loving everyone and everything in our Universe (and all the rest, I suppose!), they know somehow that I give people the benefit of the doubt. I try to find the good in everything, especially in people (it is pretty easy to spot their silver lining in almost everything else). Can they see my light and are attracted like moths? A lot of people are selfish, greedy, and narcissistic, and it scares me to think of just how many sociopaths there are running around pulling scams just like these.

@KristyMe - your comment was the one I came to first after reading the article and it was like I had been punched in the gut. Sure, I was getting verification as our emails were the same. I foolishly tried to tell myself that maybe Ana Silva was a real person who just doesn't type very well or speak much English..and then I saw that you had gotten the same email from Ana Silva... *facepalm*

Thank you so much for posting this, Samantha, and we should all keep making sure that this doesn't just fade away because everyone thinks its over or been abandoned due to everyone knowing its a scam, they'll keep trying to find new way to bleed us dry...we need to make sure that no one ever again has to tell their kid that they can't buy those pickled onions they like so much because it just can't be afforded thanks to their mother/father's naivete and someone else's apathy and greed.

Sorry for the long post. I hope it hasn't put too many of you to sleep. Be well, everyone, and many blessings of love, laughter, and an abundance of wealth in all that you find most valuable (if that something is other than love, of course).


KristyMe 2 years ago

Thank you so much for the post. I almost fell for it, but got really suspicious when her order would have qualified for free shipping easily and decided to check out Avon scams.

My email was from anasilva_001@outlook.com and reads:

Thanks for your response,I will need you to get the below listed Avon products for me.I want to order all this Avon products for my daughter as a gift for her upcoming 20th birthday ceremony ,which is coming up on the Octomber 25th 2014 in the capital.The quantity needed for each of the products is as shown below.

Skin Care

Avon Elements Moisturizing Cream Cleanser - 730-875 ============ ==(2)

Banishing Cream Skin Discoloration Improver - 463-374= ========================(2)

Make Up

Ultra Color Bold Lipstick (PINK PUNCH) - 631-282==============================(1)

Big & Daring Volume Mascara (BROWN BLACK) 651-916===================(2)

Jewelry

Floret Watch - 780-518==================(1)

Bath & Bdy

Avon Care Moisture Replenish Daily Hydrating Cream SPF 15 - 645-398==============(2)

Fragrance

TOMORROW for Her Eau de Parfum Spray - 270543=========================(2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost for all the Avon products with tax inclusive.I will be paying via money order or certified check because its my Uncle that will be responsible for the payment of all these items.My shiiping agent will be coming down for the pick up of the items in person or meet you in a library or park depending on your choice but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get all the product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details for your payment.

Name to be written on the payment

Mailing address , No p.o.box

Phone Number (Mobile Number)

City

Zip Code

State

Looking forward to your soonest assistance


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Lori Rodriguez 2 years ago

THIS SCAM IS STILL ON-GOING! MY NEW REP AND I GOT THE SAME EMAIL! FIRST A CONTACT REQUEST THRU MY WEBSITE, TO WHICH I REPLY "YOU CAN ORDER ONLINE, THEN THIS:

Mark Spencer

To Me

Apr 16 at 6:21 AM

Thanks for getting back to me. I need your help in getting some gift items ordered for my co-workers to compensate them for their hard work. Your full payment will be sent to you upfront, hope that wont be a problem ? The fund will be release from the office in certified check soon as you calculate the total cost.

FRAGRANCE

Night Magic 5-Piece Fragrance Collection-------------- 056-388 QTY 2

RARE GOLD 5-Piece Fragrance Collection---------------- 516-633 QTY 2

Odyssey 3-Piece Fragrance Favorites Collection-------- 713-755 QTY 1

Bath & Body

NATURALS Juicy Peach Blossom Hand and Body Lotion----- 058-524 QTY 2

Avon Sun+ Sunscreen Face Lotion SPF 40---------------- 046-213 QTY 3

Kindly get back to me with your mailing address, total amount of the order, full name you want on the check and your contact number to process the payment to you ASAP, more so will be picking up the products from you in person when its ready for pick up. Thank you for your understanding.


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Megan Huffman 3 years ago

I am so so sooooo glad I found this!!!! I have had 3 scam emails is a matter of like four days maybe. Two of them were sent to me the same day in the middle of the night for me which is the first thing I found odd about it although now it makes sense if they're from another country. The second thing I found odd is that two of the messages were both from deaf women. Third, they all sounded like the same people because their horrible grammar definitely stuck out.......

Hi......thanks for your respond in time and i have some order which i

want to place from your store so am not use to this online transaction

that is why i have contact you, So i should have place the order

online but since i told you am not use to online and i dont have a

credit card or debit card to use... cos i have a wedding party coming

up very soon......You will be the first person i will ever meet on

Avon here and am sure you will help me out with the list i have, so

about the payment, i will mail you Bank Certified Check for the

payment.Here is the list of the order i need from you

(1) Item #002-333 Blue Escape for Him 3-Piece Fragrance Collection (2QTY)

(2) Item #137-498 Mesmerize for Men Cologne Spray

(2QTY)

(3) Item #293-551 Unplugged for Him Eau de Toilette Spray (2QTY)

(4) Item #435-079 ANEW GENICS Treatment Concentrate (2QTY)

(5) Item #923-801 Men's Analog-Digital Sport Watch (2QTY)

(6) Item #813-404 Men's Internationalist Ana-Digi Watch (2QTY)

(7) Item #923-816 Superman Watch

(2QTY)

Do let me know if they is any discount on this order and get back to

me with the total amount of the order and include $10 to the total

amount of the order with your Full name contact address (not P O Box)

So immediate you get back to me with the detail needed for the payment

i will inform my association to issue out the payment to your address

and you can process with the order immediate you receive the payment

you can have it deposit at your bank. here is my phone number

8025605798 but my # is connected with my internet so you can text me

on that .....so i will be waiting for your mail very soon with the

total amount of the order and the info need for payment.....Please can

i put my truth in you with the all amount coming to you from my

association cos you are receive thousand dollars from them? So the

order will be pick up from your address after the check is clear your

bank and you have place the order ok......I wish to deal with you in

future and hope to read from you very soon with the info needed for

payment... I want all order to be ship to my address i gave you asap

God bless you more..

Sincerely

Hello and how are you doing today, My name is Alicia Peter, I work as a daycare and also a mother of two lovely daughters in which one is getting married soon .... I hate to say this but I'm deaf and I hope you will treat me well just like your other customers. I will like to get her some product for her wedding that is coming up soon and I was told by a friend of mine that Avon as a lot to offer and told me all I need to do is just to contact a rep to help me work things out and I will like to make you my new Rep ..I will prefer you received the payment first before ordering because it will be send via mail as I do not operate credit card, because my credit card has been used by someone else some weeks ago and I dont want that to repeat, looking forward to read from you hopefully soon and I will also tell my family and friends about you, if you treat me well.

....Below are the list of products I want to order and my full name and contact address if needed and the list of the items I needed...

Below are the list of the items i will like to order from you :-

Item : Fine Designer Collection Cross Necklace with Diamonds

Item# : 770-601

Reg. $79.99

Qty : 1

Item : RARE GOLD Eau de Parfum Spray

Item# : 296-948

Reg. $23.00

Qty : 3

Kindly get back to me with the total price as well as your contact address for the facilitation of the payment to you in a timely manner. such as your :-

Full Name:

Contact Address (not p.o.box):

City:

State/Zip code:

Phone Number:

Here is my address below...

1702 NW 19th street

Lawton OK 73507

Thanks and I appreciate this a lot..

Tara Crystal

tar_c1@aol.com

Hello, My name is Mrs nancy.I was going through your Avon store online and find some nice product that i will love to order from you .. I will have ordered them from my former rep but she is out of country to canada and do not sell any more i will love to make you my new Rep . Payment will be made to you via money order or Bank Certified Check so let me know if the mode of payment is accepted, as i do not operate credit card and i am a deaf woman, i'll also tell my friends about you so that they also can patronize you.

THIS IS THE UNIQUE PRODUCTS I WANT TO ORDER.

(1)QTY 1.....ANEW PLATINUM Day Cream SPF 25

Link: http://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?level2_id=302&pd...

(2) QTY 2....Clearskin® Professional Acne Mark Treatment

Link: http://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?level2_id=302&pd...

(3) QTY 1....TADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size

Link: http://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?level2_id=341&pd...

(4) QTY 1...Sterling Silver Created Opal Ring in Gift Box Size: 7

Link: http://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?level2_id=695&pd...

(5)QTY 1....Oblong Cuff Watch

Version: Silvertone

Link: http://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?pf_id=40640

I am gonna need you to kindly get back to me asap with your Total price,full name and contact address so that i can have the full payment sent to you asap so that you proceed with the order asap.I hope to do more business with you in the nearest future and hope to read from you soon.

Sincerely.

nancy pullford.

text ;(191)37300342

The e-mails for these three scammers is nancypullford0@yahoo.com, tar_c1@aol.com, and myjafra11@gmail.com

Names to look out for Nancy Pullford, Alicia Peter, and Tara Crystal. The third message never had a name in it. The second message they said their name was Alicia Peter but their e-mail said tara crystal.


Mama Merritt 3 years ago

I have been selling Avon for about 8 months now and this is probably the 6th email I have received. At first it was really nerve wracking, but now I actually have fun with it. I am awaiting reply from this moron to see what she has to say. I always give them the upfront statement : I DO NOT GIVE CHANGE. I had my first one person that sent me $2700 for $167 in merchandise. I really thought this person was going to have a heart failure when I told them "Thank you for the tip, it is very much needed and appreciated." Oh the emails started to fly right away... I even went as far as to call the bank the check was drawn on and the money was there. I didn't use the number for the back on the check. I looked up the bank on Google and called them. they said the money was there. I want so bad to get them at their own game. I am considering opening another account with the check and seeing what happens. Get the money and then close the account. LOL... anyone have any ideas on this? I just want to get them back for all the people that they have scammed?

Hi there,

I'm Vicki, thank you so much for your message, I'd like to order some Avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Alaska. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by late July, I could have just ordered them from the Avon website but the director of art is paying for them so I'm gonna need you to please help order them. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 (Qty 2)

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer (Light Product # 605-107 (Qty 2)

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 (Qty 3)

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara Product # 455-475 (Qty 3)

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector Product # 286-989 (Qty 2)

Please give me the total price of these items. A check will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.

Vicki Sutton.

209-217-1151 (Text or Leave a message)

Vicki,

Thank you so much for the order. I am excited to serve you and your project. I have to place my order on July 21 so I would need CERTIFIED funds prior to ordering. You total will be $126.30. If the funds are sent with anything amount other than what I have informed you of, then that will be mine to keep. I do not give change and do not accept out of state checks. You can Western Union or send it on Paypal, or just send a money order. Please advise me as soon as possible so I can get your order placed possibly sooner than later.

Thank you again,

Vanessa Merritt

Thank you so much Vanessa, I'm so sorry for getting back to you, the total price of the items has been noted, I just need to know the name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I could reach you on in case of necessity.

Thanks again.

Vicki.

Hi Vanessa,

I just got off the phone with the art director and it's been confirmed that the payment for the Avon product has been sent out via USPS courier services and should arrive within the next 24 hours, but I'm afraid there has been a mistake on the amount of the money sent, he inadvertently sent my flight reimbursement with payment for the Avon products, I would have wanted you to send the check back but it would cause a delay and I really don't want that at all so I want you to please go ahead and cash the check and I was wondering if you would be so kind as to send the remaining funds to my shipper via MONEYGRAM MONEY TRANSFER after you take out the payment for the Avon order: My shipper's detail is below:

Name: James Roberts

City: Monroe

State: Georgia

Zipcode: 30655.

The amount on the check is $1970.00 you may take sending charges from the remaining amount and send the rest via MoneyGram, When the money is sent, I want you to please get back to me with the Reference Number, sender's name and address and the exact amount sent.

I'm hoping I can trust you with the rest of the funds.

Thank you so much. I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Vicki Sutton.

Vicki,

I have received your check and will order the products on Monday. As I had told you in the initial contact email, I do not give change. This check is more than needed so you have two choices: 1) resend payment with the correct amount, or 2) I will deposit and the balance is mine to keep. I will not send money to anyone! I told you this from the start. Please let me know before Monday morning. If I don't hear from you then I will assume that the transaction will continue and the difference is mine to keep.

Thank you for your understand.

Vanessa


Mberkman 3 years ago

below is a recent e-mail I received from a Dorothy Briggs. Thank you all for your posts. You saved me from falling for this scam!

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of an independent model group from

San pablo,CA but we are coming to your City for a photo shoot and I would need

you to get this items for me, I could have just ordered them directly from Avon

website but my sponsor is paying for the items and he's a very busy person so I'm

gonna need you to do this for me:

BATH & BODY:

ANEW CLINICAL Thermafirm Face Lifting Cream...........(2) 548-987

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Moisturizing Body Elixir.....(3)417-517

Foot Works Beautiful Lavender Comfort Foot Soak....(3)277-787

MAKE UP:

SuperSHOCK Max Mascara (Brown Black) ....................................(2) 766-287

Mega Impact Eyeshadow (Berry Electric)................................(2) 717-799

Let me know the total cost of all the products I requested and necessary tax

and also the name and address where you want the payment sent to. When I have the

information I'll inform the sponsor to send you the payment which would be in form

of Certified Check which you can cash instantly at your bank or cash point. Please

get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, I'll be in

your town soon to pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in

advance and get the product ready, so send me the quotations and details needed such as: Name,address and your phone number to

send your payment. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your day. I'll be looking

forward to hearing from you

Thanks and God bless.

Dorothy Briggs


Elizabeth AvonRep 3 years ago

this is the email I recently got. I spoke to my leader first to find out if this was a scam, cuz it sounded to good to be true. And she confirmed that it was.

Hi there,

I'm Natalie, thank you so much for your message, I'd like to order some Avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Alaska. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by early June, I could have just ordered them from the Avon website but the director of art is paying for them so I'm gonna need you to please help order them. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 (Qty 2)

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer (Light Product # 605-107 (Qty 1)

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 (Qty 2)

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara Product # 455-475 (Qty 2)

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector Product # 286-989 (Qty 1)

ANEW Age-Transforming Foundation (Ivory) Product # 702-110 (Qty 2)

Please give me the total price of these items. A check will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.

Natalie Jones.

209-217-1151 (Text or Leave a message)


ashlee86 3 years ago

I'm new to Avon and just received this email. I am so luck I didn't fall for it. Something just didn't feel right. Glad that I found this website!!

Hello,

Good to hear from you.My name is Kim Ferguson,I am from WV but will be coming to your city for a showbiz.We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me.Below is the list of items needed:

Here is the product number for the above items:

ORDER

QTY PRODUCT NUM

(2) NAIL EXPERTS Instant Gel Cuticle Remover #378-963

(2) Hawaiian Shores Body Mist #672-481

(2) Imari Eau de Cologne Purse Spray #026-879

(2) Haiku Sunset Eau de Parfum Spray #317-891

(2) Haiku Sunset Eau de Parfum Purse Spray #240-996

(2) Far Away Exotic 3-Piece Fragrance Layering Collection #672-678

(2) Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Invigorating Scrub #286-720

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss

(2) Iced Pink 441-597

(2) Mauve Movement 441-620

(2) Apple Cinnamon 441-472

(2) Cherry Liqueur 441-051

(2) Dazzling Diamond 441-487

I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly or deposit at your bank because we need these items there in your city before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in your city...i want you to have the funds in advance before placing my order.I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Cell Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Kim Ferguson

Due Regards.


brigi77 3 years ago

Hi there,

I'm Melanie, thank you so much for your message, I'd like to order some Avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Alaska. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by late May, I could have just ordered them from the Avon website but the director of art is paying for them so I'm gonna need you to please help order them. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 (Qty 1)

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer (Light Product # 605-107 (Qty 1)

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 (Qty 2)

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara Product # 455-475 (Qty 2)

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector Product # 286-989 (Qty 1)

ANEW ULTIMATE Day & Night Duo Product # 202-048 (Qty 1)

Please give me the total price of these items. A check will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.

Melanie Hay.

404-913-5998 (Text or Leave a message)

Melanie Hay melanie@makeup1.us malanie997@makeup1.us

She spelled her name wrong??

and I also got contacted by this person:

mickyjones002@yahoo.com

MICKEY JONES mkeyjones003@gmail.com


brigi77 3 years ago

I'm trying to post a comment with some info on 2 scammers I have encountered but it's not posting....?


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Marcie Oles 3 years ago

I too am a new rep and was excited at the prospect of a new customer, I did a Google search the address first and when I realized it was most likely a scam I decided to look up the company name which is what led me here. Disturbing how people prey on others just to make a buck.


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Blanca Navarrette 3 years ago from Grand Terrace, California

Add the name LiSA DOYLE to the list of scammers. Email address used was lisadoyle07@nnamoney1.com

Claims she


BrittyyKittyy 3 years ago

This is what I have received. Almost fell for it, but thankfully I talked to my Upline leader & she told me that this was a scam, so I took the "Cashier's check" and shredded it. Has anyone else gotten an email from "Natalie Jones"? or one like this?

Hi there,

I'm Natalie, thank you so much for your message, I'd like to order some Avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Alaska. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by early April, I could have just ordered them from the Avon website but the director of art is paying for them so I'm gonna need you to please help order them. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 (Qty 2)

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer (Light) Product # 605-107 (Qty 2)

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 (Qty 2)

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara Product # 455-475 (Qty 2)

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector Product # 286-989 (Qty 2)

ANEW ULTIMATE Day & Night Duo Product # 202-048 (Qty 1)

Please give me the total price of these items. A check will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.

and then:

Hello Mary,

I just got off the phone with the art director and it's been confirmed that the payment for the Avon product has been sent out and should arrive via the next 2-3 business days but I'm afraid there has been a mistake on the amount of the money sent, he inadvertently sent my flight reimbursement with payment for the Avon products, I would have wanted you to send the check back but it would cause a delay and I really don't want that at all so I want you to please go ahead and cash the check and I was wondering if you would be so kind as to send the remaining funds to my shipper via Western Union or Moneygram Money Transfer after you take out the payment for the Avon order, I would let you know the name and address which you'll remit the rest of the funds to, I hope I can trust you with the rest of the funds because people can be really funny nowadays.

Please let me know as soon as you get this email.

Thank you.

Natalie.


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Donna47Avonlady 3 years ago from Florida

I don't know if this one is on the list of possible scammers:

nicolehead212@yahoo.com

How are you doing today? my name is Mrs Nicole i was going through your Avon store online and find some nice product that i will love to order from you .. I hate to say this but am deaf so if u don't mind, I will have ordered them from my former Avon rep but she is so ill and got cancer and do not sell any more i will love to make you my new Avon Rep . Payment will be made to you via Bank Certified Check or Money order so let me know if the mode of payment is accepted, i would have order it on your website but as i do not operate credit card or Debit card, i'll also tell my friends about you so that they also can patronize you.am ordering this product for my aunt that just a baby...

THIS IS THE UNIQE PRODUCTS I WANT TO ORDER.

(3Quantities ) NATURALS KIDS Magnificent Mango Body Wash & Bubble Bath 778-746

(2 Quantities ) Spring Floral Jewelry Holder 244-551

(2 Quantities ) Talking Friends Tomcat 548-638

(1 Quantities ) FOREVER selected by Paula Abdul Mod Deco Bag 048-819

I will like to send the payment to you upfront even before you commence with the order before you order the products for me because I am not a computer expert and thereby do not have a credit card to do the order myself online but i was told i could order via a Rep....Kindly email me back with the total amount,your full name and mailing address where your payment could be issued to in a timely manner and your phone number will also be needed for easy contact, Also i will make use of my husband ups account in shipping the items from you,after you have order and receive the products from the Avon,then i can forward you a ups shipping label and invoice through my email address for you to print out and paste on the package for shipping,I will also schedule pick up with ups to come down to your address for pick up the Products from you....Kindly write me back as soon as your receive my message..

God bless you more..Thank You.....

nicolehead212@yahoo.com


drekieta 3 years ago

I too am a new Avon Rep., and was suspicious, so I googled the email address and discovered that this same message (and exact order) has been sent to several new Reps under different email names. First, I received a message from my online site:

You have received a 'contact me' request, in your address book from the following Customer. Please review the message and notify the Customer as needed. If you've already viewed this message from your Address Book, you can disregard this message.

The following information was submitted:

kin dones

kindones05@yahoo.com

kin

dones

kindones05@yahoo.com

I want to order products

yourAVON.com

Then, not knowing better, I replied to this email message requesting contact information and her order. I then received this email:

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Kin sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio Miami Beach, FL, .We will be coming down to your city by Late March for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the below listed Avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated in front

SKIN CARE

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....2)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....2)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....1)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085(QUANTITY....2)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Kin sister modeling agency and photo studio.

1665 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL,

305-514-1001

Beware!!! Do not fall for any of these. So glad I didn't.


newavonrep10 3 years ago

I am a new avon rep. and this same thing happened to me today and luckily i didn't fall for it. Watch out ladies this is the email I received today. I reported them to the BBB. Thankfully I didn't fall for it. Crazy how so many people got the same email with few changes to it.

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Evelyn sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio Miami, FL .We will be coming down to your city by Mid March for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the below listed Avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated in front

SKIN CARE

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....1)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....1)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....2)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085(QUANTITY....2)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Evelyn sister modeling agency and photo studio.

1842 Ferdinand St,Miami, FL 33134

305 327-2455


BlessedAVONlady 3 years ago

All I can say is WOW! I almost fell for this scam too. I just started selling AVON and I was excited to get a customer contact. But then it hit me as I was placing the order, --- Why would they need me to do things directly and give out my personal information when they found me on my AVON website??? All they had to do was place and pay for the order there and AVON would have taken care of everything else. It just reaked of crookedness! I am so glad that this information was here so that others can see and take heed!


lollie1434 3 years ago

I am a newer AVON representative and I got an e-mail a couple of weeks ago. TERESA BOATMAN from Teresa's Sister Modeling Agency e-mailed me and wanted to order some products. This person said they were coming down from Pennsylvania to do a photo shoot at the end of February. I fell for it and I was sent two checks for $1,970. I was very alarmed, but at the same time I was under the impression that they needed plane tickets to get here. I got a phone call from her personal assistant telling me how to take care of it. Thankfully, my bank holds funds for 2 full business days before they are available. When I called my bank to ask them to release the funds, they told me they believed the checks were bad. I did my research and found this website. I will be going to my bank to get copies of these checks so I can take them to my police department. I don't know if they will be able to do anything about it, but these people have my address so I would rather be safe than sorry. This is the last e-mail I received from them after I told the "PA" on the phone that I didn't believe they were a real company. They are unbelievable!

This is Teresa once again i informed my PA to call you so as to explain the situation of things to you and he told me you were sounding funny on phone.How is that possible when you have my funds i am a God fearing woman and i believe what goes around comes back around i will never do anything to hurt anyone.

I beg you with the name of God the cash is needed to get our flight tickets so kindly help me have it done tomorrow before noon.You can send 2,000 to my PA and hold the rest as a proof when i arrive and come for my Avon in person then i will collect the rest of my money from you.I will be waiting to hear from you.Have a wonderful day and God bless you....

I e-mailed back saying that I was not going be contacting them anymore. I didn't send the money to them so I will not have to pay any fees to my bank, thankfully. I will have to send the products back to AVON so I will be losing money from shipping, but it could have been so much worse.


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Jamie Billings 3 years ago from Norridge, Illinois

Almost fell for this one then I found this wonderful site and realized it was a scam.

Here is the e-mail.

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Catherine sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio Brownwood TX .We will be coming down to your city by mid February for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the below listed Avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated in front

SKIN CARE

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....1)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....1)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....1)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

TX 76801

305-666-0240

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085(QUANTITY....1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....1)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Catherine sister modeling agency and photo studio.

363 Main St,Suite D, Brownwood,TX 76801

305-666-0240


kimiwoods 3 years ago

amazing how mine matches the order above exactly. Thanks for the help ladies

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of kath modeling agency

incorporation and photo studio Miami, FL .We will be coming down to

your city by late February for a photo shoot. I would need you to get

the below listed Avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of

the products is at the front of the item number of each"product

number" which is clearly stated in front

SKIN CARE

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....4)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial

Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....5)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....3)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....3)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085(QUANTITY....5)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus

Size....883-185(QUANTITY....3)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive

Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....2)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax"

inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your

name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment

will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your

payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to

P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone

number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me

as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would

instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money

order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be

in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the

items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your

choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance

so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the

quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to

send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

kath modeling agency and photo studio.

1842 Ferdinand St,Miami, FL 33134

305 327-2455


poetmcchick 3 years ago

I am an Avon Rep from Illinois. I received a letter from Catherine Kidd (2 emails addresses on my site, catherinekidd003@yahoo.com and catherinekidd004@yahoo.com) and the order and email is identical to a couple others in here, like ltiruette. I just responded back with a "Hello,

We have a feature on our site that allows you to order and pay online, and products will be delivered to you or your client within 2 business days. This would be a much faster and effective way for you to order and receive the products you are looking for. There is a free shipping option available to you, as well. Please go to www.youravon.com/jdrewes to order and obtain your free shipping offer.

Thank you."

And then I decided to google the name of her company "Catherine Sister Modeling Agency Incorporation" and that's how I found this page.

A couple months ago I had a person, who I thought really might have been legit, but wasn't entirely sure of, so I answered her back, directing to my site, but she was in Paris at the time, so I wasn't going to be mailing anything there!


Tlirette 3 years ago

Hi, this is what I received today, I was almost excited, until I looked it up on the internet.

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Teresa's sister modeling agency and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by mid February for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated.

SKIN CARE

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....2)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....1)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....1)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085( QUANTITY....1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....1)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Teresa's sister modeling agency and photo studio.

1040 Woodridge Blvd,

Lancaster, PA((717-229-7841) SMS ONLY


hmm1963 3 years ago

I have been a rep for a few years now and I think that I get one at least each month. The last one, after my initial contact asking how I could help a new potential customer, and I received the standard "scam" order - I believe I responded not in the manner stated above - I told them "imagine how excited I was to get an email from a possible new customer only to find it was just another Avon Scam - Wow! Don't y'all ever get tired of it? Tell me seriously - does anyone ever fall for this anymore? Move along and try again. " I haven't had any in a couple of months now - keeping my fingers crossed......


anonymous 3 years ago

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bluetulisia 3 years ago

Watch out for Kathy Holms Kathy Holmes


bluetulisia 3 years ago

I am suspicious too. Just let you guys know watch out for email kathy@money.us

Im a new Avon Rep.

bluetulisia


mauilyn 3 years ago

I just got one yesterday:

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of an independent model group from

San pablo,CA but we are coming to your City for a photo shoot and I would need

you to get this items for me, I could have just ordered them directly from Avon

website but my sponsor is paying for the items and he's a very busy person so I'm

gonna need you to do this for me:

BATH & BODY:

ANEW CLINICAL Thermafirm Face Lifting Cream...........(2) 548-987

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Moisturizing Body Elixir.....(3)417-517

Foot Works Beautiful Lavender Comfort Foot Soak....(3)277-787

MAKE UP:

SuperSHOCK Max Mascara (Brown Black) ....................................(2) 766-287

Mega Impact Eyeshadow (Berry Electric)................................(2) 717-799

Let me know the total cost of all the products I requested and necessary tax

and also the name and address where you want the payment sent to. When I have the

information I'll inform the sponsor to send you the payment which would be in form

of Certified Check which you can cash instantly at your bank or cash point. Please

get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, I'll be in

your town soon to pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in

advance and get the product ready, so send me the quotations and details needed such as: Name,address and your phone number to

send your payment. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your day. I'll be looking

forward to hearing from you

Thanks and God bless.

Cindy Brown


fayette58 3 years ago

Well i almost lost some money, but when I received a second email, claiming that more money than i had advised them the order would be was sent, i got suspicious. Checking online and found out that this is a scam against Avon e-reps since 2010, i ordered the products but did not send them. I received e-mails from patriciasmith788@yahoo.com and lisawilliams87@gmail.com. I am deleting these two contacts from my Avon e-list and from now on if you don't use a credit card and order from my website,i don't want your business


dmiuliucci 3 years ago

I just got one myself.. After I instructed them to order from my site I received this email

I received an email stating that a customer wanted to place an Avon order. I suggested that they use my website to place the order. Instead I received this email:Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Robinson sister modeling agency and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by early January for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated.

SKIN CARE

ANEW SOLAR ADVANCE Sunscreen Body Lotion SPF 30.....316-842(QUANTITY....1)

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....1)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....1)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....1)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085( QUANTITY....1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....1)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Robinson sister modeling agency and photo studio.

1040 Woodridge Blvd,

Lancaster, PA((717-229-7841) SMS ONLY


lizettemendiola 3 years ago

I just got an email jst like this one from a Tawana Robinson:

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Robinson sister modeling agency and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by early January for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated.

SKIN CARE

ANEW SOLAR ADVANCE Sunscreen Body Lotion SPF 30.....316-842(QUANTITY....1)

Solutions Plus+ Ageless Results Eye Cream.........281-221(QUANTITY....1)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit....846-367(QUANTITY....1)

MAKE UP

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.......... Sunkissed Glow 155-800(QUANTITY.....1)

ExtraLasting Lipstick....Black Cherry 114-700(QUANTITY....2)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Soft & Sensual Bath Oil - New Formula.....460-614(QUANTITY....2)

NATURALS Cherry Blossom Candle.........477-085(QUANTITY....1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Daily Shine 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner Bonus Size....883-185(QUANTITY....1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Reconstructive Mask...........195-245(QUANTITY....1)

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Robinson sister modeling agency and photo studio.

1040 woodridge Blvd,

Lancaster, PA((717-229-7841) SMS ONLY

Thank god i researched the company!


michreyes14 4 years ago

Similar stories....

Catherine Pope...just received today, waiting to hear what her gig is... but I see her name in a previous post, so.... Yay, me!

Julie Slagle... Elite Model Management

Tara Benson.... deaf

Ben Martins... showbiz

Kimberly Roush... showbiz

Paul Jones... model showbiz

Catherine Maruda... showbiz


lisacjc 4 years ago

Got the same email from james Lewis... and I emailed him to send me the money first.... did not give him my address or hear back from him. The email was the same.... see below. I emailed him back saying I knew he was fake!!!! People have too much time on their hands!!!

-----Original Message-----

From: JAMES LEWIS jamslewis15@yahoo.com

To: Lisa Evans Sent: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 8:18 am

Subject: Re: New Contact Me Request

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of 1 Magnificent Modeling incorporation (1MM) from Chicago, IL. But we are coming down to your City for a photo shoot and I would need you to get this items for me:

SKIN CARE

ANEW ULTIMATE 7S Eye System.......Item#:667-926 QTY 2

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector..........Item#:287-770 QTY 2

Clear-skin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit.......Item#:846-367 QTY 2

MAKE UP

ANEW Skin Transforming Primer .......Item#:166-440 QTY 2

Jelly Bean Bubble Delight Bubble Bath .....Item#:942-905 QTY 2

BATH AND BODY

MOISTURE THERAPY Intensive Healing &RepairBodyLotion....Item#:422-015 QTY 3

Bubble Delight Bubble Bath CUCUMBER MELON..............Item#:507-518 QTY 2

FRAGRANCE

AVON Wonder Moon Orchid Body Cream.......Item#:514-406 QTY 4

I will like to know the total cost plus the necessary tax I am to pay on this items am requesting for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also your phone number to reach you on. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money order or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so as to continue with the purchase, We would be there soon, so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance, so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thanks,

James Lewis.


mrsmenew 4 years ago

I am a new Avon Rep. and I was excitied when I first received the request from Kerrie Golding. However, when I received the response I became suspicious. I did a search on the company and found that it was legit, so I was about to respond. Then I read the e-mail again and decided to do a scam search. I'm glad I did. Below Is a copy of the e-mail

Hello

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Order Discription Order number Order Quantity

RARE DIAMONDS Shower Gel

100-267 2

ANEW CLINICAL Resurfacing Expert Smoothing Fluid 415-423 1

RARE GOLD Shower Gel 799-440 1

Imari Seduction Eau de Toilette Purse Spray 889-418 2

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector 286-989 1

ANEW CLINICAL Lift & Firm Pro Serum 453-510 1

My name is Kerrie Golding,I am from Florida and will be coming to Louisiana for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Louisiana before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in Louisiana...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Kerrie

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

It's Totally You Models and Talent

4427 SE 16th Pl Unit 3 ,Cape Coral, FL 33904


SUELEW 4 years ago

I got an email for am James Lewis, the email was very simple stating he was interested in placing an order. I thought it strange from the beginning because Lewis is my last name! Lewis is also a very common name so I did not think much of it and sent a friendly reply. I asked which item he was interested in and provided him with the link for my web-page! I received an email back tonight that looks much like the one I read in these comments. I started to order and got to the second item number, which could not be found! For some reason at this point my brain provoked me to do a little research and see if this was in fact a scam as I first suspected. I Goggled "Avon Scam James Lewis" and found this page!! I then looked up the name of the company they used in the email. 1 Magnificent Modeling incorporation (1MM) from Chicago, IL, while only having been accredited my the BBB since 12/12 has a A+ rating with the BBB! I have half a mind to call this company in the morning and ask for this James Lewis and see what happens !!!

I do not know why but for some reason I still find myself amazed by the lengths people will go to take advantage of others. Only a few day ago I received a very believable fraudulent offer for credit! Good this I had sense enough to check the company out on the BBB and lo and behold ANOTHER SCAMMER!!! It really is a shame and this low life had the nerve to use my last name to try and scam me!!

Please be careful fellow Avon Reps.. Here is a copy of the email. They really are all similar in the smallest ways and Please remember if it does not feel right is more likely then not isn't!!!

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of 1 Magnificent Modeling incorporation (1MM) from Chicago, IL. But we are coming down to your City for a photo shoot and I would need you to get this items for me:

SKIN CARE

ANEW ULTIMATE 7S Eye System.......Item#:667-926 QTY 2

ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector..........Item#:287-770 QTY 2

Clear-skin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit.......Item#:846-367 QTY 2

MAKE UP

ANEW Skin Transforming Primer .......Item#:166-440 QTY 2

Jelly Bean Bubble Delight Bubble Bath .....Item#:942-905 QTY 2

BATH AND BODY

MOISTURE THERAPY Intensive Healing &RepairBodyLotion....Item#:422-015 QTY 3

Bubble Delight Bubble Bath CUCUMBER MELON..............Item#:507-518 QTY 2

FRAGRANCE

AVON Wonder Moon Orchid Body Cream.......Item#:514-406 QTY 4

I will like to know the total cost plus the necessary tax I am to pay on this items am requesting for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also your phone number to reach you on. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money order or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so as to continue with the purchase, We would be there soon, so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance, so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thanks,

James Lewis.


angryavonlady 4 years ago

Oh shoot, and after I went to all the trouble of figuring up the stupid total! Mine was from Mary Davis, coming from Florida to West Virginia, on "a showbiz." It was almost word-for-word the one up in the story, so I won't post it again.

I was a little wary, because of the spelling and such, but having recently had an email conversation with a manager from a local restaurant that looked much the same, I thought it was probably just par for the course these days...


Khourtney 4 years ago

Hi, I just received the same kind of email a couple days ago. It took longer to reply to me than expected. I just got their reply today. From Florida coming up to Pennsylvania for a showbiz. The name is Emily Carland. Email is emilycaand03@yahoo.com. I Googled their name, email, and company they were talking about. Their name didn't come up at all like it was a new email and I even told them they could contact me on Facebook for it is public for this very reason. I don't expect them to be contacting me because of the email that I responded to. People really need to get a life...


bmsbrunton 4 years ago

I received an email this morning from Patricia Smith patriciasmith226@gmail.com. She listed her order and by the end of the day when I was discussing payment she sent me emails from Patriciasmith529@yahoo.com. I goggled one of the addresses and this is the site I got. I am so disappointed. I am new to AVON and was excited about the high order. Now my eyes are open and I will google every email I receive from now on.


peggsusie 4 years ago

Here is the one I just received today.

Emily Carland emilycarland@yahoo.com

Hello

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Order Discription Order number Order Quantity

Reese In Bloom EDP 442134 2

Eye Palette 8-In-1 Shd1 401253 1

Super curl Masc Black 441669 2

Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep 286989 1

My name is Emily Carland,I am from Florida and will be coming to Wisconsin for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Wisconsin before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in Wisconsin ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Emily

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

It's Totally You Models and Talent

4427 SE 16th Pl Unit 3 ,Cape Coral, FL 33904


reneeb72 4 years ago

I was just contacted by Kathy Holms (kathy@jmoney.us). She's in Alaska on a movie set, usually uses Clinique or Revlon, somebody else is paying by check, sending a courier to pick up the order...sound familiar at all? ;-)


tamimg83 4 years ago

Well I wish I would have researched email scams for Avon before I accepted an order. Beware of Patricia Smith..her email address is patricia.smith443@yahoo.com. Her phone number is (831) 205-3052. I was talking to my manager yesterday, and she was like if it is to good to be true then it probably is. Patricia asked me for a total, my address, and my phone number. She said that she was having problems with her cc, so that is why she contacted me. She ordered 13 items. Today she sent me an email stating that her trustee sent me a money order through UPS. I called UPS to stop the delivery, but UPS already stopped the delivery. It was sent a government agency for inspection. Luckily I can send it back to Avon, but I am out of the shipping cost. This has opened my eyes! I just wanted to put my story out there, so this does not happen to someone else. I always want to see good in people, and that is my downfall sometimes. PS..She also said " I hope we can trust each other" ouch! lol.


rgarciaavon 4 years ago

I received an email from a patriciasmith@yahoo.com with this phone number(831) 205-3052 asking for 13 single items and after reading everyones stories thank you i like to do my research too because its kind of odd that someone will not leave all their info on the first email or on the iquiry. I got another from a lisa palmer but i do not know if that is a scam i believe it is though.


slford 4 years ago

Thank you so much for this insight. I'm new to Avon as a rep (about 5 months) and I was so excited to "receive" new customers through my website, that Isent emails introducing myself and let them know how to reach me for questions. When I got a response the next day, I noticed that the spelling and grammar was off. That tipped me off right away. I kept reading the email and I noticed they had some odd requests reference payment and delivery. That, in my mind, was confirmation that this was a scam. My "customers" were Mary Moon and Sarah Cross. I also received another request from Catherine Pope with a tflourish.us email account. If my radar hadn't gone off, I would've lost about $250. Thank goodness for "Radar" :)


JewelEBeth 4 years ago

I just received this e-mail. I'm really big on spelling and grammar and I thought someone that manages a modeling agency would have much better spelling. That was the red flag I needed to question my Avon District Manager for some advice. This e-mail came from Paul Armstrong.

I really appreciate your prompt response to my inquiry. I'm the

Manager of one magnificent model incorporation Chicago ,IL.We will be coming down to your city by ending of this month for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the under listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is in bracket at the front of item number for each product.

Fragrance

Forever Eau de Parfum Spray.............443-900(1)

OUTSPOKEN by Fergie Eau de Parfum Spray ....... 497-371(2)

SKIN CARE

ANEW REJUVENATE Skin Revitalizing........ 780-450 (1)

ANEW PLATINUM Eye & Lip Cream ........... 250-280(1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Lotus Shield Anti-Frizz

Treatment.....942-317(2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Curl Defining Gel....806-243(2)

Get back to me with the total cost and sale's tax that I will pay for

the products.Also,with the name and mailing address you want your

payment mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your

payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to

P.o.box.) and your phone number so I can reach out to you in case of

any emergency.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can

continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to

send you the payment in either money order or certified check which

you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon

for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves but

I only want you to have the funds in upfront so you can get the

ordered product read. Please send the quotations and details needed to

send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

My Kindest Regards


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bioniclady 4 years ago from Athens, TN

I received my first scam e-mail a few weeks ago and told them to shop my web site. Well, they sent me another e-mail just like the ones aleady on here but mine is from Mary Ashley with a Mitchell Modeling Agency and Photo Studio in Chicago, IL


melmendizabal 4 years ago

I received one for the first time yesterday from Tina Farrell tinafarrell831@yahoo.com So Thank God I did research I sent her a phony address and fake last name soooo... tooo bad for them lol

Hello

Good to hear from you. coming over to your area for a showbiz in one of the Hotels Conference hall around you shortly.We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me.Below are the list of items needed

Goldtone Triple Strand Snake Chain Necklace

154-952........................(2)

Speed Dry+ Nail Enamel Ballerina 415-055 and Brown Pearl 422-288......Qty........................(2)

Retractable Nail File

164-380......Qty........................(2)

Merryl 3-Piece Gift Set

155-064.....Qty........................(2)

Metallic Bracelet Watch.

Silvertone 154-842 and Goldtone 154-790....Qty........................(2)

GLIMMERSTICKS Liqui-Glide Eye Liner

Graphite......984-380 and Black...959-342.....Qty........................(2 each)

I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the check payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items here before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in your state....I hope to read from you soon with all details required.

1- Name to be written on the payment

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.


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Elayna Andreoli 4 years ago

I"m sorry can I also ask - I realize it is a scam but can someone tell me exactly what all is taking place? Is it an identity theft thing because it sounds like there is genuine money coming from somewhere that it isn't supposed to be. if it's a fake check I would like for her to send it can call the authorities, but if it's identity theft that is much harder to do than track down someone using fake checking. Fake checking can be somewhat tracked and stopped, fake identities are harder. I'm trying to figure if I should allow her to send it or not because if it can ultimately help in stopping them I am game, I've done this before. I also realize they can look up this site just as easily as I can and may not contact me again. For future reference I'm happy to accept it if it will help to catch them. But what exactly occurs in this scam? It sounds like you get a check for more than they owe and they want you to mail some money back, but then I'm assuming the check is fake or coming from someone that isn't them that it shouldn't be coming from...? Probably coming from someone they are ripping off. Honestly who "sponsors" a modeling agency? I would think model's work and pay their agencies. I don't know of them being "sponsored"... like "have a dollar? pay a model!" seriously... I don't know many destitute people in fashion unless they're super bad at it.


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bella23 4 years ago

Hello.. I went through this and if it wasn't for my friend who told me to check that company out I wouldn't known it was a scam but I got it from these two Scam People 1#Heather Davis and 2#Kathy Holms

Hello

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Order Discription Order number Order Quantity

Reese In Bloom EDP 442134 2

Eye Palette 8-In-1 Shd1 401253 1

Super curl Masc Black 441669 2

Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep 286989 1

My name is Heather Davis ,I am from Florida and will be coming to Massachusetts for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Massachusetts before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in Massachusetts ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Heather

Assistant Personnel Manager

It's Totally You Models and Talent

4427 SE 16th Pl Unit 3 ,Cape Coral, FL 33904

--- On Thu, 8/9/12, Anabel Rodriguez wrote:

From: Anabel Rodriguez

Subject: About Avon

To: heatherdavis001@yahoo.com

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 9:49 PM

Hello, Heather Davis

I see that you message me that you would like to order you can order at my page www.youravon.com/arodriguez0126 if you got questions call me at 978-230-1260 if I don't pick up and my voice mail answers it will state my name as Anabel Rodriguez please do leave me a message with a good time to reach you well I'll will be waiting and welcome to Avon enjoy the Sales to come .........

2# Hi there,

I'm Kathy, thank you so much for your message, I'd like to order some Avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Alaska. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by mid September, I could have just ordered them from the Avon website but the director of art is paying for them so I'm gonna need you to please help order them. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 Qty 2

ULTRA COLOR RICH Brilliance -Sienna Sparkle Product # 665-828 Qty 2

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer -Light Product # 605-107 Qty 2

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 Qty 2

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 Qty 2

ANEW GENICS Treatment Concentrate Products # 435-079 Qty 1

ANEW Age-Transforming Foundation SPF 15 Product # 936-497 Qty 2

Please give me the total price of these items. A check will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.


Jenniferd123 4 years ago

Beware of a Sherrie Marrs. I sent her my business address. I just did that this morning, then I decided to do research. I sent her an email, after I figured out that it's a scam, telling her my lawyer had advised me to take the emails to the police. Haven't heard back from her yet. Hopefully she can't do anything with the information I gave her about myself.


Jodi64 4 years ago

Suni Johnson sunijohnson5@yahoo.com

6:53 AM (5 hours ago)

to me

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Johnson's sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by late August for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each"product number" which is clearly stated in front of the multiplication sign

MAKE UP

ANEW Age-Transforming Foundation SPF 15....Item#:(506-158)Pure Beige x1

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Quad - Enchanted Spring Shades.... Item#:(966-484)Mystery x2

Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Perfect Eyes Kit....Item#:(831-100)Cinnamon Toast x1

SKIN CARE

ANEW CLINICAL Resurfacing Expert Smoothing Fluid.....Item#:(415-423) x2

Clearskin® Professional Acne Mark Treatment........Item#:(000-417) x1

BATH AND BODY

NATURALS Sparkling Pear & Acai Body Spray..............Item#:(498-473) x2

Avon Care Comforting Moisture Multi-Purpose Cream.....Item#:(792-188) x1

HAIR TREATMENT

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Professional Hair Color - Bold Blacks...Item#:(491-062)Blue Black x1

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Johnson's sister modeling agency and photo studio.

10 21st Ave NW Suite #252B

Hickory, NC 28601


AvonNC 4 years ago

it all started when i received a message from my avon stating i had a new customer. so of course i sent out a thank you email and forwarded the most current campaign (16) for an online order or to call me on the number listed on ,y website to meet in public for an order. this is the email i received back :

(from Jennifer Chandler jenniferchanndler01@gmail.com )

I really appreciate your prompt response to my inquiry. I'm the

Manager of one magnificent model incorporation Chicago ,IL.We will be

coming down to your city by ending of this month month for a photo shoot. I

would need you to get the under listed avon products for me.The

quantity needed for each of the products is in bracket at the front

of item number for each product.

fragrance

Forever Eau de Parfum Spray.............443-900(1)

OUTSPOKEN by Fergie Eau de Parfum Spray ....... 497-371(1)

SKIN CARE

ANEW REJUVENATE Skin Revitalizing........ 780-450 (1)

ANEW PLATINUM Eye & Lip Cream ........... 250-280(1)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Lotus Shield Anti-Frizz

Treatment.....942-317(2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Curl Defining Gel....806-243(2)

Get back to me with the total cost and sale's tax that I will pay for

the products.Also,with the name and mailing address you want your

payment mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your

payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to

P.o.box.) and your phone number so I can reach out to you in case of

any emergency.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can

continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send

you the payment in either money order or certified check which you can

cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo

shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves but I only want

you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product

read. Please send the quotations and details needed to send your

payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

My Kindest Regards

at first i didn't think anything about it so i sent back the total and advised that she she is a new customer and out of state i will not order until i receive legit funds.. then i got this email saying that she will send payment but a check has been mistakenly written for an over payment which included her plane fair and would i send her back the overerage. once i stated this sounded like spam and that all she had to do was either cancel the check and send me the correct amount or if/when she sent the check i could just hand it back to her in person and she could pay me in cash. i also advised that since she was writing a check that that money isn't solid uuntil cashed so technically she still had her plan ticket money. but if she wasn't comfortable with the website via credit card and she in fact wasn't a spammer she would just wait until she got here for me to collect her items.....haven't heard from her :)


liztech29 4 years ago

Just wanted to let you know another name that is out there too. This is from James Locher5@yahoo.com. Thanks for posting this area for new Reps like me.

Re: A Message From Your Avon Representative

1 recipientsCC: recipientsYou MoreBCC: recipientsYou

Hide Details FROM:James Locher Message flagged Sunday, July 15, 2012 2:32 AM

It's nice to hear from you, we need to come over to your area for a showbiz/photoshoot from the newly established Elite Model Management in Eliot, ME. We would have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in this establishment are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Blemish Clearing Acne Body Wash*******Item#:271-793 x (4)

ANEW GENICS Night & Eye Duo*******************Item#:107-659 x (1)

FRAGRANCE:

Eternal Magic Enchanted Body Lotion**********Item#:867-463 x (2)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Cucumber Melon Body Spray******Item#:526-372 x (2)

MAKE UP:

Avon Glow Bronzing Powder (Deep Tan)***********Item#:155-815 x (3)

Avon Glow Bronzing Brush ***********************Item#: 170-727 x (1)

NAILWEAR PRO Nail Enamel in Pink Power********Item#:780-738 x (2)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair Conditioner***Item#:195-188 x (2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Travel Brush with Mirror****Item#:875-931 x (1)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I would have to pay for the listed items and also the name and address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thank you and God bless,

James Locher.


lkshaw1974 4 years ago

I got mine from Nicole Houghton. Email address is Nicolehoughton17@yahoo.com here what she sent me

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Houghton's sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by mid July for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each "product number" after the multiple sign.

MAKE UP

ANEW Age-Transforming Foundation SPF 15....Item#:(506-158)Pure Beige x1

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Quad - Enchanted Spring Shades.... Item#:(966-484)Mystery x2

Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Perfect Eyes Kit....Item#:(831-100)Cinnamon Toast x1

SKIN CARE

ANEW CLINICAL Resurfacing Expert Smoothing Fluid.....Item#:(415-423) x2

Clearskin® Professional Acne Mark Treatment........Item#:(000-417) x1

BATH AND BODY

NATURALS Sparkling Pear & Acai Body Spray..............Item#:(498-473) x2

Avon Care Comforting Moisture Multi-Purpose Cream.....Item#:(792-188) x1

HAIR TREATMENT

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Professional Hair Color - Bold Blacks...Item#:(491-062)Blue Black x1

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Houghton's sister modeling agency Inc and photo studio.

10 21st Ave NW Suite #252B

Hickory, NC 28601

707-657-4173


sahm3 4 years ago from Mandan, North Dakota

I'm so glad I did some research. Here is the one I got. But I do have a question? Ok so I started to fall for this correct. Well I have the check for 1,950$. Who do I report it to? I gave her my info as well and now I am scared I am going to have my identity stolen

Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:06:53 -0700

From: joyceharris_1@yahoo.ca

Subject: Re: A Message From Your Avon Representative

To:

It's nice to hear from you, we are coming over to your area for a showbiz/photoshoot from the newly established Elite Model Management in Eliot, ME.

We would have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in this establishment are done with

paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

MAKE UP:

Expert Results Manicure Kit**************Item#:405-498 x (3)

Be Blushed Golden Rose*******************Item#:382-651 x (3)

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Professional******************Item#:069-418 x (4)

Solutions Neck & Chest Perfector*********Item#:935-926 x (1)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair*********Item#:194-909 x (2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush***Item#:279-536 x (1)

BATH & BODY:

SKIN SO SOFT Ultra Even Hand Cream*******Item#:005-753 x (2)

FRAGRANCE:

Timeless Shimmering Body Powder**********Item#:275-359 x (2)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I would have to pay for the listed items and also

the name and address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency.

 After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of

money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as

so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want

 you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thank you and God bless,

Joyce Harris.


liz95330 4 years ago

BEWARE AVON REPS. These people are using other Avon Reps information and using them to order Avon from you! If they get your address, they will also use your name and address to SEND OUT THE PHONY CASHIER'S CASH VIA UPS!!! AND SEND YOU THE BILL!!!! These people ARE SCUM! It appears that the sender may be in JOLIET, IL 60432! They will handwrite an invoice, use a PHONY UPS account number, use your name and address and UPS will send you the BILL. USUALLY A BIG BILL! The receivers are all AVON REPS like you and me! Please DO NOT FALL FOR THIS SCAM!!!


CJ225 4 years ago

this is the email that I received for an avon order hope this helps

Hello

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Order Discription Order number Order Quantity

Reese In Bloom EDP 442134 2

Eye Palette 12-In-1 Shd1 401253 1

Super curl Masc Black 441669 2

Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep 286989 1

My name is Heather Davis ,I am from Florida and will be coming to Louisiana for a Modelling. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Louisiana before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in Louisiana...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Heather

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

It's Totally You Models and Talent

4427 SE 16th Pl Unit 3 ,Cape Coral, FL 33904


danii38 4 years ago

Hi I'm a new Avon Representative. I was contacted by Nicole Houghton and Tammy Denino. There email addresses were tammydenino4@yahoo.com and nicolehoughton31@yahoo.com and nicolehoughton014@yahoo.com. Was weird people from modeling companies would contact me. I Googled them and here i am. thank you!!

was wondering if anyone was scammed by a Kathy Holms Kathy12@jmoney.us or a schyler chadwick @yahoo.com


liz95330 4 years ago

I just got this one:

t's nice to hear from you, we are coming over to your area for a showbiz/photoshoot from the newly estabilished Elite Model Management in Eliot, ME. We would have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in this estabilishment are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

MAKE UP:

Expert Results Manicure Kit**************Item#:405-498 x (3)

Be Blushed Golden Rose*******************Item#:382-651 x (3)

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Professional******************Item#:069-418 x (4)

Solutions Neck & Chest Perfector*********Item#:935-926 x (1)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair*********Item#:194-909 x (2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush***Item#:279-536 x (1)

BATH & BODY:

SKIN SO SOFT Ultra Even Hand Cream*******Item#:005-753 x (2)

FRAGRANCE:

Timeless Shimmering Body Powder**********Item#:275-359 x (2)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I would have to pay for the listed items and also the name and address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thank you and God bless,

Tammy Denino.


danielled91 4 years ago

It's nice to hear from you, we are coming over to your area for a showbiz/photoshoot from the newly estabilished Elite Model Management in Eliot, ME. We would have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in this estabilishment are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

MAKE UP:

Expert Results Manicure Kit**************Item#:405-498 x (3)

Be Blushed Golden Rose*******************Item#:382-651 x (3)

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Professional******************Item#:069-418 x (4)

Solutions Neck & Chest Perfector*********Item#:935-926 x (1)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Damage Repair*********Item#:194-909 x (2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush***Item#:279-536 x (1)

BATH & BODY:

SKIN SO SOFT Ultra Even Hand Cream*******Item#:005-753 x (2)

FRAGRANCE:

Timeless Shimmering Body Powder**********Item#:275-359 x (2)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I would have to pay for the listed items and also the name and address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thank you and God bless,

Tammy Denino.


EMorgan78 4 years ago

First I received a notice that "Natalie Reed" had signed up on my site as a new customer. Then I received an email from Natalie stating she would like to order products. When I emailed her, I then got a new email from Darcy McCall:

Hi there,

I'm Darcy, I'd like to order some avon products, I'm a make up artist and I'm currently working on a project (movie set) in Peuto Rico. I've never used Avon products before, I usually go for Clinique and Revlon but I'd like to try some new things. I put together the items and I'm gonna need them by the first week of July. Below is the list of the products with their corresponding product numbers:

SuperExtend Extreme Waterproof Mascara: Product # 665-847 (Qty 2)

ULTRA COLOR RICH Brilliance (Sienna Sparkle) Product # 665-828 (Qty 2)

Avon Glow Shake and Go Bronzer (Light) Product # 605-107 (Qty 2)

GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss Product # 441-597 (Qty 2)

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Duo Product # 665-866 (Qty 2)

Animal Instincts Cosmetic Bag Set Product # 302-763 (Qty 1)

Go Glam Color Palette Product # 931-017 (Qty 1)

Please give me the total price of these items. A cashier's check or money order will be sent to you and my shipper will come to pick up the items when they arrive at your place, you could schedule a meeting somewhere for the delivery. I'm gonna need your name and address where you want the payment sent to including a phone number I can reach you on just in case of necessity.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Have a great day.

Thank you.

Darcy McCall.

The out of country set off my alarm bells and the fact that two different names were used. I googled the email address "tflourish.us" and came to this post. WHEW!!!


mac3013 4 years ago

I got this one this morning.. I usually tell them that for out of state orders, that I require credit card payment.. Never hear from them again...

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the manager of Houghton's sister modeling agency incorporation and

photo studio Miami , FL. We will be coming down to your city by early june for a photo shot. I would

need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products

is at the front of the item number of each "product number

MAKE UP

ANEW Age-Transforming Foundation SPF 15....Item#:(506-158)Pure Beige x1

TRUE COLOR Eyeshadow Quad - Enchanted Spring Shades.... Item#:(966-484)Mystery x2

Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Perfect Eyes Kit....Item#:(831-100)Cinnamon Toast x2

SKIN CARE

ANEW CLINICAL Resurfacing Expert Smoothing Fluid.....Item#:(415-423) x3

Clearskin® Professional Acne Mark Treatment........Item#:(000-417) x2

BATH AND BODY

NATURALS Sparkling Pear & Acai Body Spray..............Item#:(498-473) x1

Avon Care Comforting Moisture Multi-Purpose Cream.....Item#:(792-188) x1

HAIR TREATMENT

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Professional Hair Color - Bold Blacks...Item#:(491-062)Blue Black x2

Kindly get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the

products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the

payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that

courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your

phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I

can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either

money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a

photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending

on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the

ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone

number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Houghton's sister modeling agency Inc and photo studio.

1428 Brickell Ave

Miami, FL 33131

786-352-8308


kelseywebb20 4 years ago

I received an email from Lizy Allen and didn't realize it was a scam until I emailed her and placed the order. Luckily I was able to cancel the order before it went through. But, unfortunately I did give her my address. Could she do something bad with it? I know she has my phone number due to having it on my website. I am really hoping she can't do anything with it. I emailed Avon and will also be talking with my local PD and may even call FBI.


HappyDancer 4 years ago

This is great! Thanks for posting all of these. I found this because of another member at www.yourhappydance.com (a forum for all reps for any direct sales company can go to discuss ideas and get encouragement) mentioned it. SO glad she did. Thanks for all the different scams.


Rachelavon 4 years ago

Hello ,

Good to hear from you . I am the manager of Multi-task agency and we are coming over to your area for a showbiz/photo-shoot soon precisely 1st Saturday in May and I'd like you to get the under-listed items for me.We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment.

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#:074-064 x (5)

FRAGRANCE:

Sweet Honesty Cologne Spray .............Item#:012-307 x (3)

OUTSPOKEN by Fergie Body Mist .................Item#:137-411 x (5)

MAKE UP:

Expert's Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 405-498 x (3)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#:279-536 x(3)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#:061-273 x (3)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#:048-603 x (5)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I'm to pay on those listed items and also the name and address (no P.O.Box please) you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of US certified check .Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you your payment.

Thank you and God bless,

Multi-task agency

425 N.blvd ave

Henrico, VA 23075


boscoe911 4 years ago

We received several emails from a Tara Henrick and a Lizzy Allen, both proclaiming to be out of town models wishing to order AVON. This Tara sent us a check from a Elizabeth Santana, and it was being tracked for a "Lizzy Allen". I guess they couldn't keep their alias's together and mixed them up.

I spoke with the Stewart Talent Agency ion Chicago and they are aware of the scams and have posted a warning on their internet site.

We received a check in the mail and didn't even open it. please get with your local law enforcement agencies to see if they can help but these morons behind bars.


lrod86 4 years ago

OMG I wish I had done my research. I got an email from Melanie Hoskins and I fell for it. Im not in debt and lost my money I had been saving. Well Im going to the police dept and I already reported with Money gram. Im a new representative and had no clue this was going on. I think I will NOT be selling Avon anymore.

Be on the look at for Melanie Hoskins melanie268@jide7.com


RGreene1015 4 years ago from Cincinnati

I have received several of these emails unfortunately. Most of them, I have noticed, are a combination of a woman's name and a man's name. MELISSA GEORGE for example. The very first one was from a "modeling agency" in California that was coming to my area for a photo shoot and wanted me to use a third party courier service. I sent an email back saying if they were truly interested in ordering from me and since they were so far away it would be more advantageous for them to order from my personal site and have the products shipped directly to them that way they can make sure they are the correct shade/scent. Haven't heard back since.


hmdbaby4eva 4 years ago

Good to hear from you.My name is HOLLY WOODARD,I am from Oklahoma but will be coming to PA for a showbiz.We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me.Below is the list of items needed:

Here is the product number for the above items:

ORDER

QTY PRODUCT NUM (2)Ended Eau de Parfum Rollette #146-059

(2)AVON Wonder Moon Orchid Body Mist #219-752

(2)AVON Wonder Passion Blossom Tea Body Mist #209-425

(2)AVON Wonder White Amber Body Mist #214-363

(2)Far Away Eau de Parfum Purse Spray 218-631

(2)Imari Seduction Eau de Toilette Purse Spray 948-152

(2)NATURALS 5-Piece Strawberry & Guava Body Collection 513-304

(2)Supercurl Masc BrwnBlk #441688

(2)Passsion Blossom Tea, #394465

(2)Scentini Plum Twist #128080

(2anew yth awk lip sandy beige #074303

(1)regal red #074284

(1)tea-lightful #074356

I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in PA before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in PA...i want you to have the funds in advance before placing my order.I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Holly Woodard

Due Regards.


hmdbaby4eva 4 years ago

This is one that I got about 3 weeks ago. I did fall for it until she told me the check that was sent to me was for $3000 and her order was only $70. After I took the check to the bank she kept texting me telling me to cash the check and send her the money. I told her that she needed to call the bank about it when I did not send her the money she then sent me an email telling me that the FBI were coming to my door and that she knows my address and all my info. It has been a week since I got that email and nothing has happened.

My name is CHRISTINA BAKER ,I am from Florida and will be coming to Pennsylvania for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Pennsylvania before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in Pennsylvania...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Christina

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

It's Totally You Models and Talent

4427 SE 16th Pl Unit 3 ,Cape Coral, FL 33904


dulcemary 4 years ago

Hi everyone I have a story myself,I received an email from a Patricia Smith(Pat),she said that she wanted avon products.I really didn't know that it was a scam.This is what she said:"I really appreciate your response.I need you to get me the total of the following items.One of each." She said she was in the United Kingdon on vacation and that she was having trouble using her credit card on my website.I have to admit I almost fell for it.She sent me the money order but instead of 1 there were 2 for $998 each,thats when I thought there was something funny about it.She wanted me to deduct the $237 for the products and then inmediatelly send her the rest trough western union.She kept saying go cash the funds,when are you going to cash the funds.So be carefull everyone this is the information that I have on her. PATICIASMITH964@YAHOO.COM...REGARDS+44 702 4055836 PATRICIASMITH226@GMAIL.COM AND SHE USES THIS NUMBER 831 205 3052 THANK YOU AND STAY BLESSED thats also what she kept putting.


KNielsen 4 years ago

Be on the lookout for a Kimberly Johnson!

Just got a new one today from kimberlyjohnson3884@yahoo.com supposedly with this contact information:

Kimberly Johnson

BMG Models - LA

5455 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 1111

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Same scam about being in my area for a "showbiz" but only wanted the following:

SKIN SO SOFT Original Bath Oil (2)

ANEW SOLAR ADVANCE Sunscreen Body Lotion SPF 30 (2)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES [Color Protection Conditioner] (2)

Eternal Magic Body Lotion (2)

ANEW PLATINUM Cleanser (2)

So not a "jide" email address and a smaller amount of products - looks like the scammers are trying to get more savvy...


JLMThompson 4 years ago

Melanie Hoskins emailed me too. Apparently M&G Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA is coming to my town in late March. And what a surprise, there must be NO Avon reps in Atlanta or anyone who can sell them a hairbrush and other fairly common and trivial items. Nice try.

Normally the scam emails are easier to spot because the person is trying to order a very large quantity of items. This one, although still suspicious, was a bit more subtle and because of that may be likely to fool more people. She wanted to order reasonable quantities and this made me think that maybe there was slim chance that the request was legitimate.

Thanks for making this information available. It helped me determine that the email really was a scam.


crtay 4 years ago

Thanks, when fedex delivers, I plan on not accepting it. Hope I can do that. Have to admit, I've never not accepted a delivery. It's usually something I want. lol


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samanthaholloway 4 years ago from St Augustine Author

If you do get to where you get a check, chances are it's a forgery; my bank wouldn't take the one I got the first time this happened. Even if they do, the whole thing is that the money isn't really there: you get this exorbitantly over-paid check, you deposit it, they request the difference back and you send it, and then a few days later, the stolen check is canceled or bounces, and you've really just given them hundreds of dollars of your own money. By then, they're long gone.

So don't do it!

~:)


crtay 4 years ago

I just got this from the first person that contacted me. I believed her story and sent her my contact address along with total for her order. I learned about the scam after receiving this one when I received 3 more. Didn't send my info to them.

What should I do if I get this check, just ignore it? Write her back and say I know it's a scam and she's not getting her money back? lol Tell her I turned the check in to the police? Can they send someone to threaten me?

Here is what she wrote me today:

I am just getting back from my Brothers Burial and I and am just checking my email now and I just want to update you i have a good news for you regarding the payment.I had just read from my Debtors new Secretary that the payment has been issued out to you and that you will be receiving it today via Fedex.. But there is a big problem,cos she informed me that she sent out the whole amount she was owing me instead of her to just send you the amount for the item i am Buying from you,i was so mad at her when i heard this cos i don't know if my money will be safe with you when you get it...But I do believe it will because the Bible ask to trust others so I will trust You. I wanted her to send the remaining of the funds to my Daughter whose wedding is coming up in 2 weeks...I just don't know what to do cos i am totally confused,please ..may i know if my money will be safe with you when you get the payment?..will You be able to get the remaining of my money sent to my daughter after you might have deducted your amount for the item?....Because I need you to have the remaining money sent to my her as soon as you receive the payment so that she get get her wedding stuffs.


Christina 4 years ago

I just received one from Melanie Hoskins too! I thought it was legit, but did a google search and hit this instead, and I am so glad I did. Here is the email I received.

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (M&G Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in late March We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the under listed items for me:

SKIN CARE:

ANEW ULTIMATE Contouring Eye System....Item# 994-320 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Blackhead Eliminating Daily Astringent...Item# 680-840 x (Qty 1)

MAKE UP:

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 2)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Day Cream SPF 25.....Item# 211-990 x (Qty 1)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Melanie Hoskins

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Jenny 4 years ago

I just got one from Melanie Hoskins


crtay 4 years ago

Sorry this is long, but I've received two, probably three of these within a two week span. I received something from Melanie Hoskins, also, just on the 25th, same phone number. The grammar was fine but it kept nagging at me that something wasn't right about it. I decided to Google the modeling agency and came to this site. Thanks for the head's up.

It's really discouraging when you're just starting out and are excited about working with Avon and get inquires on your website and they turn out to be scams.

I've also just received something from Lizy Allen, lizyalleno21@gmail.com three days before this.

And jennifercollins29@gmail.com. The person called themselves Mrs. Allen in reply to my offer to help her. Said she was deaf and her regular Avon lady became ill with breast cancer and left the business and she was looking for another rep. Also said she would refer her other deaf friends. She said she couldn't order from the website because she didn't have a credit card but would send a certified bank check or money order, which ever I prefer. She wanted my contact info in order to send the check. (i gave it. it sounded plausible (had a funny feeling, though, about the fact that her name was so different from the email address). She emailed an order which totaled a little over $200. When she said she'd let me know when she put the check in the mail, I told her when it needed to arrive to get submitted and that it needed to clear before I would submit the order. That's where I've left it. It sounded kind of legit, but there are certain things that are similar to what you all are saying so it, too, is most likely a scam.

Thanks again for the heads up. I won't be excited about all the inquiries anymore.


Jessica Wilson 4 years ago

The newest scam I have recieved is from Melanie Hoskins the phone number is 404-913-5998.


Amy 4 years ago

I got Cynthia thomas


Joyce N 4 years ago

I was contacted through my Avon website by a Melanie Hoskins (404) 913-5998. The fact that this person couldn't use proper grammer made me question if it was a scammer. (Many of the scam emails I receive have lousy grammar). I'm glad I found this site with information from the rest of you. I'm just going to ignore the email and not answer her.


Krystin Sanders 4 years ago

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in early March We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the under listed items for me:

SKIN CARE:

ANEW ULTIMATE Contouring Eye System....Item# 994-320 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Blackhead Eliminating Daily Astringent...Item# 680-840 x (Qty 2)

MAKE UP:

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 2)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Day Cream SPF 25.....Item# 211-990 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Krystin Sanders 4 years ago

I really appreciate your prompt response to my inquiry. I'm the Manager of one magnificent model incorporation Chicago ,IL.We will be coming down to your city by ending of this month for a photo shoot. I would need you to get the under listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is in bracket at the front of item number for each product.

MAKE UP

Satin Satisfaction Lip Color SPF 15.....Natural Glisten 791-029(2)

ANEW Lash-Transforming Mascara + Serum....Black 604-039(4)

SKIN CARE

Solutions Stretchmark 24 Line Reducing Treatment....555-913(2)

ANEW PLATINUM Cleanser.........496-303(2)

BATH AND BODY

NATURALS Glazed Apple & Walnut Refreshing Body Spray....920-013(2)

Feelin' Fresh Bonus Size Roll-On Anti-Perspirant Deodorant.... 544-082(4)

HAIR CARE

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Lotus Shield Anti-Frizz Treatment.....942-317(4)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Frizz Control Curl Defining Gel....806-243(2)

NATURALS Almond Oil & Avocado Moisturizing Shampoo....613-685(2)

Get back to me with the total cost and sale's tax that I will pay for the products.Also,with the name and mailing address you want your payment mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box.) and your phone number so I can reach out to you in case of any emergency.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product read. Please send the quotations and details needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.


K Nielsen 4 years ago

And here was my reply, hee....

Dear Melanie: while I am sure that you are a legitimate business person who means me no harm, I am sure you realize how many unscrupulous individuals would seek to rob me of products without giving me payment. For that reason, I do not send any orders without having payment first. For the health and safety of myself and my family, I also do not give out my address or phone number to strangers over the internet.

I'm sure a fine business such as yours has someone on payroll who would consent to using a credit or debit card on my website, which is the safest and only way to order from me.

It would be my pleasure to have your business should your payment circumstances change. Thanks for your understanding and I wish you all the best with your upcoming event.

Avon Rep. (My name and website)


K Nielsen 4 years ago

I got one yesterday from melanie@jide7.com:

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (M&G Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in late March We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the under listed items for me:

SKIN CARE:

ANEW ULTIMATE Contouring Eye System....Item# 994-320 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Blackhead Eliminating Daily Astringent...Item# 680-840 x (Qty 2)

MAKE UP:

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 2)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Day Cream SPF 25.....Item# 211-990 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Melanie Hoskins

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Laquana 4 years ago

This is one i received by a Sussy Vic:

FROM:

Sussy Vic

TO:

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the Manager of Mitchell Models International,Santa Rosa , CA 95403 .We will be coming down to your city by early January for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each "product number".

SkIN CARE

ANEW REJUVENATE Day Revitalizing Cream SPF 25 (305-409)

ANEW REVERSALIST Day Renewal Cream SPF 25 (319-000)

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit (846-367)

MAKE UP

ANEW Skin Transforming Primer (166-440)

Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Corrector Palette (558-970)

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Original 4-Piece Bath Collection(649-723)

So Luminous Dazzle Body Mist(778-636)

FRAGRANCE

AVON Wonder Moon Orchid Body Cream..........(514-406)

Get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed..

Mitchell Models International -

1219 Morning side Drive,

Santa Rosa , CA 95403

707-657-4173

Reply !


Christopher Jenkins 4 years ago

I received a contact me request from a Natalie Hewitt and after I placed the order I realized it was a scam. "She" bought 110 dollars worth of products and was in quantities of three and didn't order all of the products mostly needed for a photo shoot. Any contact me requests from nnre@jide7.com or natlie@jide7.com beware.


Sue Smith 4 years ago

This is a huge help to me. I got four of these this week! I check them all out and so far all have been scams but one. The names I know are scams are below:

Melanie Reed

info1@tflourish.us

Day Phone: 404-913-5998

Evening Phone: 404-913-5998 (I almost fell for this one because she included her phone number!)

Melanie Reed

mshops@tflouris.us

natalie hewitt

nnre1174@jide7.com

Dacie Hoskins

bro1@jide7.com

Guerardinee Robinson

guerardineerobinson@gmail.com

Felicia Moon

felicia.moon63@yahoo.com

Emmanuel Morrison

emma-morrison1@hotmail.com

Ruthie Handerson

hot050282@gmail.com

Jennifer Chandler

jeniferchandler01@gmail.com

Lorena Arciga

lorenaarciga9@yahoo.com

William Cole

w.cole041@yahoo.com

Tim Banks

bankstim3@gmail.com

Sarah Lockwood

lockwoodsarah51@yahoo.com

Shannon Williams

shannonwill7@yahoo.com

shannonwill8@yahoo.com

All these names are scams! I no longer respond to them anymore.

Hope this helps!

Sue


Sandra 4 years ago

Melanie Reed info5@tflourish.us (7 times), linda rodrigueze

lindarodrigueze@yahoo.com (2 times), Mary Lewis mary.lewis1@yahoo.com (2 times)


Debbie 4 years ago

Add Natalie Hewitt. to your list. I got her spam order beginning of February 2012.


M05 4 years ago

Watch for names Brittany Crawford and Regina Bentley

I didn’t know this was a scammer at first, but had an “off-feeling” in my stomach. Our correspondence below …

From “Brittany” brittany.crawford1@hotmail.com

Thanks for your response and i really appreciate it,I got your sales from Avon and I would like to purchase this Items with you,i am new on this and i don't operate credit card.....All I want are listed

below

3 of the mark Tasseltastic Bag..I want the Chartreuse with the code been: 660-333 which is $17.99 each online; 3 of the mark Super Cosmetic Bag...with the code been: 319530..which is $8.99 each online;

3 of Favorite Treasure Pendant Necklace...its just $19.99 online..i want the elephant..with the code been: 144-830

Please kindly let me know if there is a discount to it or not,Meanwhile,I will send Certified Check for the products.So get back to me with your full name, cell phone number and physical contact address,not P.O box please course i intend mailing out payment via FedEx or US Postal service,Course they don't deliver to P.O.box mailing address,get back to me soon so that i can arrange on how the payment will be mail out to your address..Thanks and hope you are having a great weekend?

Regards...

From Me

Hi Brittany,

I need a little more information from you before I can place your order. What Campaigns are you finding the products in - I'm having trouble finding them.

Second, I need your physical address in order to send the products to you. Thanks.

From “Brittany”

Am okay with the prices of my order, No problem about that so i will want you to calculate all my order and get back to me with the total amount of them and also e- mail me back your contact information where the check payment would be send to. I will be sending you my full name and address to you in order for you place my order there.

Reina Bentley

1237 Alex Drive

Winder, Ga 30680

Now i shall be waiting for your full name and address so the check can be able to send to you as soon as possible

Thanks


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Donna47Avonlady 4 years ago from Florida

I just got this one today,and it sounds like a scam:

Hello,

Good to hear back from you. I'm the Houghton's sister modeling agency incorporation and photo studio .We will be coming down to your city by early March for a photo shot. I would need you to get the below listed avon products for me.The quantity needed for each of the products is at the front of the item number of each "product number" and one for all the remaining items except the one in FRAGRANCE category that I need in four.

SKIN CARE

ANEW REJUVENATE Day Revitalizing Cream.......Item#:305-409x1

ANEW REVERSALIST Day Renewal Cream .......Item#:319-000x1

Clearskin® Professional Acne Treatment System Trial Kit .......Item#:846-367x1

MAKE UP

ANEW Skin Transforming Primer .......Item#:166-440x1

Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Corrector Palette .......Item#:558-970x1

BATH AND BODY

SKIN SO SOFT Original 4-Piece Bath Collection.......Item#:649-723x1

So Luminous Dazzle Body Mist.......Item#:778-636x1

FRAGRANCE

AVON Wonder Moon Orchid Body Cream.................Item#:514-406x4

Get back to me with the total cost with the "sale's tax" inclusive that I will pay for the products. I will be in need of your name that will be on the payment and mailing address that the payment will be mailed to so I can instruct the Sponsor to prepare your payment(You should note that courier service does n 't mail to P.o.box. so preferably I want contact mailing address) and your phone number so I can reach out to you if need arise.Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the order. I would instruct the project sponsor to send you the payment in either money order or check that you can cash instantly at your bank. We would be in your city soon for a photo shoot so our crew would pick up the items themselves or meet you at a strategic point depending on your choice and preference but I only want you to have the funds in advance so you can get the ordered product ready and secured. Please send the quotations and details-name,address and your phone number needed to send your payment asap.

Thank you and stay blessed.

Houghton's sister modeling agency Inc and photo studio.

10 21st Ave NW Suite #252B

Hickory, NC 28601

707-657-4173


Kandace 4 years ago

Received this email from a Danny (Michael) Smith email address dannysmith12345678@yahoo.com coming to town for New Year showbiz.

People are pretty bold. I felt the email to be a scam.

Hope others receiving these realize it and find this site as well.


Elisabeth G Daniel 4 years ago

Look out for Shellisa Smith...she wanted multiples of expensive products.


cece 4 years ago

I just got one from Natalie Hewitt natalie@jide7.com Have the same orders. I send her my phone number and a address and my Husband said it's no Avon rep. in Atlanta,Ga. So I e-mailed her and told her to call me for new address to send the money order to. After that I googled ABC Modeling & Promotions and got this site THANK you so much. Also today someone send one from Mitchell Models International deborah drake.com Same kind of e-mail You have saved me over $250.00


Wendy 4 years ago

I was almost a victim of this scam as well. Thank God my Husband was the one who told me to search, after we got a big check in the mail. The e-mail was from a lady by the name of wendy_moore003@yahoo.com. So please bewere of these scamers. She placed an order of about $160 in avon products. This just happen about a week ago!


tina 4 years ago

i got an email from a natalie hewitte that was a scam but had i not had went over everything on my avon site i wudnt of rec it as such andreplied to her due to the size of the order i wud half to have payment up front in the form of a money order or cashiers check payable to me or she could shop my online store and have it sent direct delivery.


cinthyadiaz20 4 years ago

ALMOST FELL FOR IT .....

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in early March We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the under listed items for me:

SKIN CARE:

ANEW ULTIMATE Contouring Eye System....Item# 994-320 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Blackhead Eliminating Daily Astringent...Item# 680-840 x (Qty 2)

MAKE UP:

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 2)

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 2)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Day Cream SPF 25.....Item# 211-990 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Cindy P. 4 years ago

Got an email from Natalie Hewitt for over $100 order. I was just getting ready to email her back with the amounts when I said something to my daughter, who in turn told me it sounded fishy. I googled the ABC Modeling and got this site. Thanks everyone for the info, as this sure saved me time and money!


Triple S 4 years ago

Got Natalie Hewitt this week.


Ruth 4 years ago

Hello

Good to hear from you, I will be coming over to your area for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. Below is the list of items needed:

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES [Color Protection Conditioner] (2)

Eternal Magic Body Lotion (2)

Smooth Minerals Blush {pink} (2)

ANEW PLATINUM Cleanser (2)

I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the check payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on. After you send me this information the manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment, which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items here before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location upon my arrival in your state....I hope to read from you soon with all details required:

1- Name to be written on the payment

2- Physical contact address to deliver the payment (Not p.o.box)

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day, when is the next order date?

Sarah Hover

BMG Models - LA

5455 Wilshire Blvd

Suite 1111

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Leslie Johnson 4 years ago

"Natalie Hewitt" sent exactly the type email you described. Thank you!


Anna 4 years ago

I got one from Carmen Berra, among others.


Carolyn 4 years ago

I just received a similar email from Tammy Mike.


chuck s 4 years ago

I allow the scammer to send the check it cost natalie almost 20 dollars to send me the bad check, it is a 20dollar expendature for her. If you have the time to waste play the game . I also gave her the number to my local PD as mine. be safe have fun

the FBI now has her materials


evon18@sbcglobal.net 4 years ago

I have received an email from Natalie Hewitt. I was skeptical so I googled her company and found out they are scams. Now I have to email her back and I will probably use the previous comment's reply.


Melindajoy2@gmail.com 4 years ago

This is the message I sent to my personal scammer, Natalie Hewitt, Feel free to copy and paste it if you would like to use it as well.

I am sorry, but I only accept checks in person, with ID, phone number and contact info with a thumb print. Because you are not local, you can only order through my site, but I'll gladly help you find a local representative to assist you in person.


Rep 4 years ago

I got one from Natalie Hewwitt


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Donna47Avonlady 4 years ago from Florida

I just got this in my e-mail:

You have received a 'contact me' request, in your address book from the following Customer. Please review the message and notify the Customer as needed. If you've already viewed this message from your Address Book, you can disregard this message.

The following information was submitted:

natalie hewitt

nnre1164@jide7.com

I want to order products

yourAVON.com


Dawn M. 4 years ago

I am not for sure if this person is a scammer or not. Her name is Sheila White. E-mail is whitesheila12@ymail.com.

Please let me know.


Princess 4 years ago

Natalie Hewitt just emailed me. So glad I found this site. I might just have a little fun first before I politely decline


Susan 4 years ago

I just had this feeling something was amiss! I typed in the telephone number I received from the person in my email and here I am. Natalie Hewitt. Same exact email story about coming to my town for a showbiz/model search blah blah blah. Glad I found this site.


Chuck S. 4 years ago

Hello Miranda,

I am emailing you to let you know that your payment has been sent out and would arrive via USPS courier service will arrive within the next 48hrs, you may track the progress of the payment by using the tracking number EO054290116US at www.usps.com, I also want you to know that the amount which was sent to you by the sponsor is more than the amount for the items because he mistakenly sent our traveling fees along with the money for the product, I would have wanted you to mail it back but it will cause a set back and I don't want that at all, so I'd like you to please go ahead and cash the check, when you do I want you to please send the remaining fund to my assistant Via Western Union Money Transfer or MoneyGram, his detail is given below:

Name: James Roberts

City: Monroe

State: Georgia

Zipcode: 30655

The amount on the check is $1430 You may use about $120 as the sending charges from the remaining amount and send the rest Via Western Union Money Transfer Or MoneyGram, When the money is sent, I want you to please get to me with the Money Transfer Control Number/Reference Number, sender's name and address and the exact amount sent.

I hope I can trust you with the rest of the funds for our flight ticket because people can be really funny nowadays.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Natalie Hewitt.

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in early February. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Chuck S 4 years ago

I am a Security Enforcement Officer whos beautiful girlfriend sells Avon ( yes I am sucking up) We recieved a mail from NATLIE HEWITT as well she has ordered a lot of products and we recieved a check for 1,430.00 from her sponser in Florida a Mr. Charles L. Bardelis. She alleges she is a model and he mistakenly combined her airfare money into this check and has requested we forward the differance as a Westren Union.

I will not be able to get the satisfaction of catching her, however I WILL get the satisfaction of playing the "WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DIDN'T GET IT? I SENT IT GAME..." Also I will be placing her information onto (419 BAITER.COM) this is a site where scammers get scammed by a person with nothing but time on his side....


Lan 4 years ago

I just received an email from Natalie Hewitt. I gave her my phone number, I pray nothing bad happens!!! I googled the company to get information so I could start pricing her 'order' and I came across this site. Thanks!!


Lauren 4 years ago

natalie hewitt came at me. thanks for the input!


Dawn M. 4 years ago

I know this is a scam, but has anyone received an e-mail from Surah Jamie Duncan Wrghtt@globomail.com?


mjavonlady 4 years ago

These are the email addresses I have received spam emails from:

donny_wilson2002@yahoo.com

donnygayle@yahoo.com

grandma_jojo@att.net

jessy.jackson16@gmail.com

longos1755@yahoo.com

marrypepplles01@gmail.com

marypeeppllees01@gmail.com

rowreyes@rocketmail.com

sarahcamacho69@yahoo.com

shelly.brownlove3@yahoo.com

susanarrris01@gmail.com

susanedrrihs01@gmail.com


LaToya Browner 4 years ago

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of 1 Magnificent Modeling

incorporation (1MM) from Chicago, IL. But we are coming down to your

City for a photo shoot and I would need you to get this items for me:

MAKE UP

***ULTRA COLOR RICH Moisture Seduction Lipstick SPF 15(Rosewine:194-602) 1

SKIN CARE

***ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Retexturizing Peel(381:139) 1

***ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector(286-989) 1

***ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Cream Cleanser (998-857) 1

BATH AND BODY

***NATURALS Cherry Blossom Refreshing Body Spray(291-051) 2

***Foot Works Antifungal Foot Spray(651-222) 2 UNIT

FRAGRANCE

***Imari Seduction Shimmering Body Powder (768-438) 1 UNIT

***Scentini Eau de Toilette Spray in Rose Fizz(128-095) 1UNIT

***In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon Eau de Parfum Spray (442-134) 1

HAIR CARE:

***ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Color Protection Conditioner(883-300) 2

***ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Color Protection Shampoo(883-280) 1

I will like to know the total cost plus the necessary tax I am to pay

on this items am requesting for and also the name and address you

want the payment sent to and also your phone number to reach you on.

After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to

send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or

certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get

back to me as soon as possible so as to continue with the purchase, We

would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want

you to have the funds in advance, s

so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thanks


ginny peters 4 years ago

1-23-12

Reinta Bentley

1237 Alex Drive

Winder, Ga 30680

is at it still: and so are the "talent agents" coming into town.....

SCAM

is still at it....

also had the


Christy 4 years ago

I got one from Faith Smith:

Hello,

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 3

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 3

588680 Meadow Dew Splash 3

434751 Eyepalette 12-In-1 Shd1 1

439954 Bond Girl 007 Edp Spray 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 3

My name is Faith Smith,I am from Chicago and will be coming to NC for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in NC before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in the state ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Smith (Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Phone number 773-609-9493


Michelle 4 years ago

E-mail scammer:

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in mid February. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the under listed items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


Sally 4 years ago

Got one from Pat Smith


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LaToya Browner 4 years ago

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in early February. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.


Danelle isenhart 4 years ago

also reina bently emailed me too. meara woods how do i check to see if she bypassed my information??


Danelle isenhart 4 years ago

Got this one the other day. can they do anything if they have my name and address?? i hope not because i thought this was real and not a scam and so i gave her my address.

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in late January. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)


meara woods 4 years ago

I am an Avon Representative and have been receiving these types of requests on my website. Very annoying! Also a little bit of interesting information. My brother a techi I'd call him, informed me that a group called the Mexican Mafia sends out these emails, wanting small priced items versus a few expensive ones. He told me to check my computer to see if there were any odd things or suspicious. And low and behold I found this Reina Bentley who send me one of those emails apparently was able to break through my fire wall and get themselves added to my Yahoo Messenger list. Now that sucks. Which means they breached my security code for my Yahoo account, wooohoo. Good luck all and God Bless with the new campaign.


mike 4 years ago

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in late January. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

Natalie Hewitt.

(404) 913-5998 (SMS Only)

this is what i got in my mail .i'm glad i came across this site


katbird 4 years ago

I also got one from Natalie Hewitt, the exact same order as Gerry's above!! I actually placed the order but started checking on things when she sent me an email saying that the check would be for $1250 - the check is supposed to come tomorrow so guess I'll be visiting my local FBI office when it gets here to turn it in!!


Gerry 4 years ago

Thanks a lot for getting back to me, we (ABC Modeling & Promotions from Atlanta, GA.) are coming to your town for a showbiz/photo shoot in late January. We would have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#: 074-064 x (Qty 3)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#: 661-492 x (Qty 2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (Qty 2)

SuperSHOCK Mascara...... Item# 455-475 x (Qty 2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#: 097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#: 279-536 x (Qty 1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#: 061-273 x (Qty 2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#: 048-603 x (Qty 2)

Please get back to me ASAP with the total cost and including the sales tax I'm to pay for those listed items and also the Name and Address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of necessity (Please Phone Number is Essential). After I receive this information I would ask my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of Certified check/Cashier's Check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we could pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and God bless,

THIS MESSAGE WAS FROM NATALIE HEWITT ON 1/8/11.


Gerry 4 years ago

Got one from Natalie@jide7.com. Natalie Hewitt.


Gayle 4 years ago

I got one from Stacey Bauer.


karenavon 4 years ago

I received a contact me request this morning with their e-mail and name with the message "I want to order products." I am thinking maybe a scam, but will proceed with caution. The e-mail address is nnre117@jide7.com and the person states their name as natalie hewitt, has anyone had one from this address before?


leahjanina 4 years ago

This morning I received a request to contact someone to place an avon order. My gut tells me it is a scam but thanks to all of your tips I will be able to find out for sure. I wll of course post my results in case it can help someone else. Thanks everyone!


Alana berry 4 years ago

This reina bently just scammed me. She also ordered tassel tastic bags and mark super cosmetic bags and elephant necklesses I also should have went with my gutt and not believed her but I didn't I got the check and it was a large amount I used my personal money to send her those items and I went to my bank and found out it was a fake check thank goodness for my bank they called the post office and explained the situation and the post office still had my package


Jennifer 4 years ago

I am so glad I saw this!!! I recieved this from Reina Bentley [klmcd1960@hotmail.com]: Thanks for your response and i really appreciate it,I got your sales from Avon and I would like to purchase this Items with you,i am new on this and i don't operate credit card.....All I want are listed below

3 of the mark Tasseltastic Bag..I want the Chartreuse with the code been: 660-333 which is $17.99 each online

3 of the mark Super Cosmetic Bag...with the code been: 319530..which is $8.99 each online.

3 of Favorite Treasure Pendant Necklace...its just $19.99 online..i want the elephant..with the code been: 144-830

Please kindly let me know if there is a discount to it or not,Meanwhile,I will send Certified Check for the products.So get back to me with your full name, cell phone number and physical contact address,not P.O box please course i intend mailing out payment via FedEx or US Postal service,Course they don't deliver to P.O.box mailing address,get back to me soon so that i can arrange on how the payment will be mail out to your address..Thanks and hope you are having a great weekend?

Regards...

Before I realized it was a scam I gave her my contact info which I now regret a lot. But thanks to this website, it will stop there. Thank you for all your other posts


Amelia 4 years ago

tosmirhjf@hotmail.com

carellbridget@yahoo.com

heathejnnsondd01@gmail.com

Watch out for these as they scam others they tried to scam me. Avon representative Amelia


Bonnie 4 years ago

I received this from Emily Barlage Monday:

Thanks for the response I really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry, how are you doing today? Hope all is well with you and your family? Find below the list of the items needed

Order Name Order Number QTY

Imari Classic Gift Collection 778-598 2

Lavender Dreams Bubble Delight Bubble Bath 369-580 3

Pretty Polished Mini Nail Set 792-609 3

Makeup to Go Palette 792-560 2

Sweet Honesty Fragrance Gift Set 347-578 2

My name is Emily Barlage, I am from Chicago and will be coming to Minnesota for a showbiz. We have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products I requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number I can reach you on. After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment, which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Minnesota before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival at Minnesota ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address, No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Emily

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, united state.


Cheryl Bunch 4 years ago

I got the same one shown above from Susan Gribson, at susangribson@yahoo.com.

I had my doubts about this "order" so I called the number she included in the email and and then looked it up and found this site. Thanks for helping out with the info. My order goes in today. Glad I didn't put it in.


PAM 4 years ago

I received this one just today.

Thanks for the response I really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry, how are you doing today? Hope all is well with you and your family? Find below the list of the items needed

Order Name Order Number QTY

Imari Classic Gift Collection 778-598 2

Lavender Dreams Bubble Delight Bubble Bath 369-580 3

Pretty Polished Mini Nail Set 792-609 3

Makeup to Go Palette 792-560 2

Sweet Honesty Fragrance Gift Set 347-578 2

My name is Candi Wallace , I am from Chicago and will be coming to New York for a showbiz. We have preferred to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products I requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number I can reach you on. After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment, which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in New York before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival at New York...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address, No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Candi

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, united state.


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XA36x 4 years ago from Louisiana

Hello...below is the emails that i recieved from a woman claiming to be "Reina Bentley" and like many that have commented already i wish i would have seen this site first or followed my gut instinct before i gave this woman my name and address and i think my phone number also...I feel so stupid cause i should have known better then to give out my info. to anyone but i think just because of all this i m gonna get out of selling this stuff because i cant take the chance anyone more of people who want to do bad things to good people getting my person information anymore this is the 2nd time this has happend the first time it was through secret shoppers and thank God the bank wouldnt deposit that very high amount check...

but i hope this information i am posting will help someone else before they are taken advantage of....

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EMAIL SHE USED

tosin_smith119@hotmail.com

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THE FIRST EMAIL I GOT

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Thanks for your response and i really appreciate it,I got your sales from Avon and I would like to purchase this Items with you,i am new on this and i don't operate credit card.....All I want are listed below

3 of the mark Tasseltastic Bag..I want the Chartreuse with the code been: 660-333 which is $17.99 each online

3 of the mark Super Cosmetic Bag...with the code been: 235- 971..which is $8.99 each online.

3 of Favorite Treasure Pendant Necklace...its just $19.99 online..i want the elephant..with the code been: 144-830

Please kindly let me know if there is a discount to it or not,Meanwhile,I will send Certified Check for the products.So get back to me with your full name, cell phone number and physical contact address,not P.O box please course i intend mailing out payment via FedEx or US Postal service,Course they don't deliver to P.O.box mailing address,get back to me soon so that i can arrange on how the payment will be mail out to your address..Thanks and hope you are having a great weekend?

Regards...

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THE 2ND EMAIL

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Am okay with the prices of my order, No problem about that so i will want you to calculate all my order and get back to me with the total amount of them and also e- mail me back your contact information where the check payment would be send to. I will be sending you my full name and address to you in order for you place my order there.

Reina Bentley

1237 Alex Drive

Winder, Ga 30680

Now i shall be waiting for your full name and address so the check can be able to send to you as soon as possible

Thanks


Aimee Rabb - Louisiana Rep 5 years ago

I also received emails from wendy_moore01@yahoo.com & melissaluvadams@yahoo.com. Same format. Email sent from my direct site asking to order products. I sent the same email to those addresses as I did to the Catrina Taylor. The wendy_moore01@yahoo.com sent email again 3 times after. I was leery about the email from Catrina, so this site just confirmed it! Thanks!


Aimee Rabb - Louisiana Rep 5 years ago

FROM:

Catrina Taylor

TO:

Aimee

Message flagged

Sunday, December 4, 2011 8:52 AM

Hello,

Thanks for the response i realy appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 4

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 4

588680 Meadow Dew Splash 6

434751 Eyepalette 12-In-1 Shd1 5

439954 Bond Girl 007 Edp Spray 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 3

My name is Catrina Taylor,I am from Chicago and will be coming to your state for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in your state before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in the state ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Phone number 773-609-9493

On Dec 2, 2011, at 6:24 AM, catrina.taylor@yahoo.com wrote:

You have received a 'contact me' request, in your address book from the following Customer. Please review the message and notify the Customer as needed. If you've already viewed this message from your Address Book, you can disregard this message.

The following information was submitted:

Catrina Taylor

catrina.taylor@yahoo.com

I want to order products

yourAVON.com


Brandy 5 years ago

Thank you for your response, I'm the manager of 1 Magnificent Modeling incorporation (1MM) from Chicago, IL. But we are coming down to your City for a photo shoot and I would need you to get this items for me:

MAKE UP

***Healthy Makeup Mousse Foundation(Pure Beige:216-370) 1

***ULTRA COLOR RICH Moisture Seduction Lipstick SPF 15(Rosewine:194-602) 1

SKIN CARE

***ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Retexturizing Peel(381:139) 1

***ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Wrinkle Corrector(286-989) 1

***ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Cream Cleanser (998-857) 1

BATH AND BODY

***NATURALS Cherry Blossom Refreshing Body Spray(291-051) 2

***Foot Works Antifungal Foot Spray(651-222) 2 UNIT

FRAGRANCE

***Imari Seduction Shimmering Body Powder (768-438) 1 UNIT

***Scentini Eau de Toilette Spray in Rose Fizz(128-095) 1UNIT

***In Bloom by Reese Witherspoon Eau de Parfum Spray (442-134) 1

HAIR CARE:

***ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Color Protection Conditioner(883-300) 2

***ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Color Protection Shampoo(883-280) 1

I will like to know the total cost plus the necessary tax I am to pay on this items am requesting for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also your phone number to reach you on. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so as to continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance, so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thanks,

Jason Peters.


Bee 5 years ago

Reina Bentley is a scammer. I wish I would have read this first because my response was not at all professional. I told her where she could go!


Sharon G. Smith 5 years ago

ood to hear from you, we are coming over to your area for a showbiz/photoshoot from TLW Modeling & Promotions in Chicago, IL. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so I would need you to get the underlisted items for me:

SKIN CARE:

Clearskin® Back Brush .................Item#:074-064 x (3)

FRAGRANCE:

Sweet Honesty Cologne Spray .............Item#:012-307 x (2)

OUTSPOKEN by Fergie Body Mist .................Item#:137-411 x (1)

MAKE UP:

Matte Nail Enamel (Grey Cement) ........Item#:661-492 x (2)

Brights Manicure Kit ............................ Item#: 644-391 x (2)

HAIR CARE:

CONAIR® You Curl Styling Iron...Item#:097-838 x (1)

ADVANCE TECHNIQUES Straightening Brush.......Item#:279-536 x(1)

BATH & BODY:

NATURALS Antibacterial Hand Gel (Vanilla) ... Item#:061-273 x (2)

Avon Care Care Deeply Lip Balm ........................ Item#:048-603 x (2)

Please get back to me with the total cost and the sale tax I'm to pay on those listed items and also the name and address you want the payment sent to with your phone number to reach you in case of emergency. After you send me this information I would instruct my sponsors to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or certified check which you can cash instantly at your bank. Please get back to me as soon as possible so I can continue with the purchase, We would be there soon so we would pick up the items in person but I want you to have the funds in advance so send me the quotations and details needed to send you payment.

Thank you and God bless,

Lorena Arciga.


Linda B 5 years ago

I just received this yesterday. Thanks for posting this information!

Hello,

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 3

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 3

588680 Meadow Dew Splash 3

434751 Eyepalette 12-In-1 Shd1 1

439954 Bond Girl 007 Edp Spray 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 3

My name is Williams Cole,I am from Chicago and will be coming to NEVADA for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a Money Order for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in NEVADA before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in the state ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Diamond (Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Phone number 773-609-9493


jan 5 years ago

I just got the same email from Sandral Gibson Glad I read this first!!!!

Hello,

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 3

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 3

588680 Meadow Dew Splash 3

434751 Eyepalette 12-In-1 Shd1 1

439954 Bond Girl 007 Edp Spray 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 3

My name is Sandral Gribson,I am from Chicago and will be coming to Arizona for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in Arizona before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in the state ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Harvey (Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Phone number 773-609-9493


Sharon G. Smith 5 years ago

I got an email from Lorena Arciga. The email is catherinehoeppner@yahoo.com


onionval 5 years ago

Hello sister Avon Reps! Just got an e-mail from Emily Barlage.Thanks for the payment information and the total cost of my order. I want you know that i am offering you additional $25 as a compensation for your effort for helping me in my situation which will be included with your payment and i will like you to be my permanent Rep..Can you be my permanent Rep? However, i want you to go and ahead and place the order for me and let me know as soon as the order arrive to your place for pick up and i will let you know when i will be coming for the pick up of my items after you might have receive my payment.I hope to read back from you asap

Is this the right address to send the payment?

Thanks and God bless you

(2) 442134- 34.00 each= 68.00

(4) 865858- 11.99 each=47.96

(2) 074341- 5.00 each= 10.00

(2) 441669- 9.00 each= 18.00

Sub Total= 143.96


Joelle 5 years ago

Just last week I got one from Pat Smith. So someone is still circulating that name. I responded with an email directing them to my website, and if they were local I would deliver a book, and then they replyed saying they were out of town in the UK, and don't worry about shipping blah blah, and would I please order one each of list of at least 15-30 items. I then decided to check this out. Glad I did. I have not responded since.


chris 5 years ago

i received my from Benita Joshua from Florida email was from terry-bauer01@yahoo.com, same email as everybody else, makes you not want to do the interent selling only in person.


Donna Jordan 5 years ago

I got the same email. Mine was from Joana Hunt..


AmandaC 5 years ago

I just received this email. I knew it was a scam.....

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 3

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 2

390603 A new ultimate Age Repair Elixir 1

960892 A new ultimate Age Night Cream 1

865858 Original Bond Girl 007 Forever 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 4

286989 Anew Clinical Advanced Wrinkle Corrector 3

My name is Cynthia cates ,I am from Chicago and will be coming to (MO) for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in missouri before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in missouri ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Cynthia

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

This is what I sent back....

Hi Cynthia,

I am fine thank you. I would really love to help you. But, I have one strict policy, I do not order any products w/out payment first. And to be quite honest, I don't feel comfortable giving out my address to a stranger over the internet. Hope that is something you can understand. The only way around this is finding a way to visit my webpage and order online w/ a credit or debit card. Which is completely safe and confidential. I really do appreciate your business and I truly want to help. But this way is just not safe for me and my business. Please if there is another possible way around this, let me know. I look forward to hearing from you again soon. Thank You!!!

Avon Rep.

Amanda Caton

www.youravon.com/amandacaton


amandap 5 years ago

i am going to have the check sent so i can try and do something about this....i have a lawyer ready.... its not about the person that sends it to you its who your sending the money back to, thats the person behind the emails! thats who you need to check into....

and if you accept the check and dont mind being in debt cash it and keep the money for yourself lol


jazzavon 5 years ago

This is what I received and I feel so stupid. I googled the company and not the persons name this is how I found this site. I just want the scream.

Hello,       Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed     Reese In Bloom EDP                   442134      2 Bond Girl 007 EDP Spray               865858     4Anew YthAwk Lip SnstPnk             074341    2 Eye Palette 12-In-1 Shd1               434751    1    Super curl Masc Black                   441669    2Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep            239996    1              My name is Emily Barlage ,I am from Chicago and will be coming to New York for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the  products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After  you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in New York before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in New York  ...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..    1- Name to be written on the certified check    2- Mailing address , No p.o.box    3- Phone Number    4- City    5- Zip Code    6- State    Thank you and enjoy your day.    Due Regards    Emily    (Assistant Personnel Manager)    Stewart Talent Elite Model Management    58 West Huron Street    Chicago, IL 60654, United States


Lindell  5 years ago

I was contacted by email from a Dacie Hoskins and I took her order it was around $60 & she said a check will be sent to me. I didn't know she was a scammer & she also signed up on my site. What made me look into this is it just didn't seem right & why not order from site but I overlooked it & said to self some people want to talk to a person it's more personal that way. But now I know & the next time I'll be way more careful & when order come I'll send it back. Also I type n her name & this website came up & I just started reading the comments & saw her name I'm so angry right now, how can low life people do these things to people that is really trying to have a career for them self it just burn me up n side & she had the nerve to say have a God blessed day. She & all the scammers will pay for their wrong doing one day


Tiffany 5 years ago

I got an email from Dacie Hoskins.. i actually received a checked today.... I actually didn't think to look this person up first.. So this morning, something told me to google this person and thats when i found out it was a scam. i responded to her and told told her to have the fed package retuned to sender, haven't heard from her.


Krystle 5 years ago

I was almost a victim of this scam as well. I am so happy that God provided me with enough intellect to listen to my intution.

"Dacie Hoskins" almost had me.


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ozlem1983 5 years ago from Ronkonkoma NY

I am Avon Rep.I got scam customer mail.first one I didnt know scam I gave order after 3 days learned scam customer.I called Avon customer services learned delivery information.I changed delivery option.Scam customer orders came to my address.I return back Avon comp.

After 1 monht I got 1 more scam mail.I didnt answer.

first scam customer Johnson Beckson

second one Jake Garry


Shenika 5 years ago

I got an email from Dacie Hoskins as well, and I almost went through with it until my mother spotted the scam! Never AGAIN!


Katy 5 years ago

I just got one for an Dacie Hoskins as well. It makes you want to find them and give them what they deserve. I thought the email sounded funny, I am glad my hunch was right and did a google search. Thanks everyone for the posts.


Tammi, ohio 5 years ago

Just like Cyndi, I also had a order from Dacie Hoskins in the amount of $55.00. Fortunately, I also checked with my bank, this was a check from her "sponsor" out of Washington state, but the Fed Ex was addressed from New Hampshire. I knew this was a scam when it was addressed from two different states and was told to keep $70 instead of the $55 for the order and send the rest back via western union to a James in Monroe, Ga. I emailed her today and haven't heard a response back, probably never will. BEWARE of the scammers.


Regina  5 years ago

Hey I just received this in my email today: I'm the manager of an independent model group from Monroe, Georgia but we are coming to your City for a photo shoot in late June and I would need you to get this items for me, I could have just ordered them directly from Avon website but my sponsor is paying for the items and he's a very busy person so I'm gonna need you to do this for me:

I became suspicious with the order request and decided to do some research and came upon this site. Thanks for the info. The persons contact info is as follows: Dacie Hoskins, t107@jide7.com


Lisa Kensie 5 years ago

This was mines. A prayer was also attached to make them seem a good person and not the crooks they are!!!

Hello , I really appreciate your response and concern, Am presently in London,United Kingdom on an official duty would be returning home to my Kids soon that is why i need you to help me with the AVON products.i should have made the order by my self directly from the website but i don't have a credit card to do that my self here,that's why i want you to help me make the Avon Orders as an Avon Rep,Am willing to pay the agreed sum of $363.35 and a Money Order or a Check will be issued to you.The will includes the cost of the courier charges for the AVON products down to my location,Not to worry a courier company will come right to your door step to collect the AVON products once the payment is confirmed by them,i also request for your Full Name, your Full Address not a(P.O BOX Address) you want the payment sent to and also your personal Cell Phone Number i can reach you on.After you send me this information i would instruct my Trustee to send you the payment which would be in form of money orders or America Check which you can cash instantly at your Personal bank.I would send the courier company information once you receive the package which you will send the balance to them for pick up of the AVON products down to my location.Please get back to me as soon as possible so that i can continue with payment and I hope you can understand.

looking forward to hear from you

Regards

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."

Deuteronomy 31:6


Heather 5 years ago

im glad i saw this!!!!


Cyndi 5 years ago

I recieved e-mails very similar to the ones listed. My original contact with this person came from my Avon web site. Her name is Dacie Hoskins.Info@jide.com. She said she was from a modeling company from GA, and they were going to be in Roswell,NM for photo shoot, and she wanted to order some products. She ordered 83.24 worth of products. She said I would recieve payment by FedEx courier, but that a mistake had been made and the travelling funds had been put in with my Avon check. She wanted me to remit the excess funds through Western Union to a James Roberts in Monroe,GA. I told her I did not feel comfortable with doing that and I would send the check back to her voided. She became adamant that I would set them back. I notified the bank where this check for 14500.00 originated. They said it was a scam and not to cash the check. I have notified the police dept in GA, and CO where the return address on FedEX envelope was. The name on that envelope was Justin Bruner, and the name on the check was Brenda Coats. The police told me that it is a Fed Govt responsibility and they don't get involved unless it's over 15,000.00. This is a shame, because these people must be stopped. I am only out an 83.00 Avon order, but it could have been worse. After I told Dacie, I would not the check on the recommendation of the bank, I have not heard from her.Beware Avon reps this is a big problem!


Annie Baabs 5 years ago

Avon is a Scam. Not more than a misconception. Avon is the world’s largest direct marketing company that deals with beauty products. Avon Company was started in 1886 by Mr. David McConnell with the name of “California Perfume Company” .Actually it was founded in New York. Later on in 1939 the company changed its name to “Avon”. Tody, Avon sells its wide range of products like skin care products, cosmetics; fragrances etc for men, women and even for children worldwide. this is from http://www.mlmtipsandadvice.com.au/mlm-companies/a... .


Mrs. Mac 5 years ago

Look out for Janet Kelly


Courtney 5 years ago

I just got one from pat smith. She has been very persistent!!! Scary stuff


Alex 5 years ago

I have been getting a ton of these! I actually ordered the first set's products. :( now I'm going to have to return $80+ worth of stuff. Oh well, you live and you learn.


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samanthaholloway 5 years ago from St Augustine Author

What's really ridiculous is that these are all basically the same email, which means someone is passing this stuff around with the contact info to reach all of us sellers, but no one is telling the next guy that we won't play along! I mean, someone who's a perpetual dead end is just a waste of their time if they're really trying to get money and / or product off us.

~:P


Roche' 5 years ago

WOW! I knew it! I was also sent this same scam. I knew immmediately it was a scam.

Be aware that there are some very ruthless people who will try anything to get your money!

Glad I found this site. I will pass it on to others.

I've shared the e-mails these crooks and I have engaged in. I've tried to keep them entertained so that I can figure out where they are and so I can report them to the FBI... After the last e-mail we traded they have discontinued all contact. Guess they realized I caught on!

Them:

Thanks for your concern..I want you to get back to me with the total cost of my order so that i can proceed with my payment..I hope to read back from you asap

Me:

To: emilybarlage03@yahoo.com

Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 10:00 PM

Hi Emily you're very welcome,

You're very welcome! We'll be more than happy to order the products for you but we must have payment in advance since you are not an established customer. I will e-mail you with a total if you have not done this = shhipping and handeling costs. Our information is listed at the bottom of this e-mail, you can make ceritified checks payable to Salon Roche'.

If you prefer you may go online to Avon.com and place your order.

Thanks again

Them:

On Mar 18, 2011, Emily Barlage emilybarlage03@yahoo.com wrote:

Hello,

Thanks for the response i really appreciate your quick response

to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and

your family? find below the list of the items needed

Reese In Bloom EDP 442134 2

Bond Girl 007 EDP Spray 865858 4

Anew YthAwk Lip SnstPnk 074341 2

Eye Palette 12-In-1 Shd1 434751 1

Super curl Masc Black 441669 2

Anew Wrinkle Smooth Deep 239996 1

My name is Emily Barlage ,I am from Chicago and will be coming

to NC for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all

purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love

you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all

the products i requested for and also the name and address you want

the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After

you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you

a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank

because we need these items there in NC before the date of the event

and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in NC ...I

hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Emily

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United State

To: emilybarlage03@yahoo.com

Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 8:09 PM

Me to them:

Greetings Emily,

Thank you for your interest in Avon. You may go directly to Avon.com to place an order or you are welcome to contact me directly by phone.

You are also welcome to e-mail me your product selections along with your 1) billing address 2) Phone number 3) e-mail address 4) Method of payment.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have at the information given below.

Thank you once again and I look forward to serving you!

Have an awesome day.


Kelly A  5 years ago

I Just got a scammer e-mail: Hello,

Good to hear from you.My name is Linda Jim,I am from Maryland

but will be coming to California for a showbiz.We have prefer to order

online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper

payment so i would love you to place the order for me.Below is the list

of items needed:

FRAGRANCE

Simple Elements Meadow Dew Eau de Toilette Splash................(2) 052-655

In Bloom(Resse Witherspoon).........................................(1) 442-134

MAKEUP

ANEW Youth-Awakening

Lipstick........................................(2)............(Sunset

pink) 074-341

12-in-1 Eye Palette & Super Curlacious Mascara

Duo.................(2)................(Navy Blue or Black) 401-253

Super Curlacious Mascara......(3).....Black..441-669.

However,i would need to know the total of all the products i

requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent

to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this

information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the

payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these

items there in California before the date of the event and they will

be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in California ...I hope

to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Linda Jim

(Assistant Personnel Manager)

BELA NOVA MODEL MANAGEMENT

206 N LIBERTY ST # 3

BALTIMORE, MD 21201

Due Regards.


Elizabeth 5 years ago

I got one from Donna Woods.


Ms.Health 5 years ago

Just received this scam email 1/30/11

Hello,

Thanks for the response i realy appreciate your quick response to my inquiry,how are you doing today? hope all is well with you and your family? find below the list of the items needed

Product# Description Qty

441669 Supercurl Masc Black 1

074341 Anew Ythawk Lip Snstpnk 2

239996 Anew Wrnkle Smooth Deep 2

588680 Meadow Dew Splash 3

434751 Eyepalette 12-In-1 Shd1 1

439954 Bond Girl 007 Edp Spray 2

442134 Reese In Bloom Edp 2

My name is FLORA PETER,I am from Chigago and will be coming to IN for a showbiz. We have prefer to order online but for now all purchases in our company are done with paper payment so i would love you to place the order for me. I would need to know the total of all the products i requested for and also the name and address you want the payment sent to and also a phone number i can reach you on.After you send me this information the Manager of our company will mail you a check for the payment,which you can cash instantly at your bank because we need these items there in IN before the date of the event and they will be picked up at your location Upon my Arrival in IN...I hope to read from you soon with all details required..

1- Name to be written on the certified check

2- Mailing address , No p.o.box

3- Phone Number

4- City

5- Zip Code

6- State

Thank you and enjoy your day.

Due Regards

Cole (Assistant Personnel Manager)

Stewart Talent Elite Model Management

58 West Huron Street

Chicago, IL 60654, United States

Phone number 773-609-9493


keffer roberts 5 years ago

ive gotten pat smith, linda collins (twice), and some other smith person...i forget. sigh. wish real customers would ask for some product information.


Rene Ali 6 years ago

First this guy said he was coming to my area (New Hampshire) then when I asked him for contact and shipping info, he gives me a modeling agency in California and an address. A google search shows that the company is real. This is about the 20th time this has happened, so I wanted to see how far he would try to take it. I told him if he wanted shipping to California, just find a rep there. He said he had no problem paying for shipping and would need the items by next week. I instructed him to overnight a postal money order to my PO Box. Of course, he doesn't want to use the postal service, and asked for my address for UPS. I told him sorry I don't accept deliveries at home. Then he was gone! What surprised me was that he actually used proper grammar and spelling. They usually come across like english is a second language. The last one that tried, I actually told them try using spellcheck and proper English. Maybe it was the same idiot! ha ha

Thank you for your response, I am freelance modeling agent. I am coming with my clients to your area for photo shoot and I would need you to get these items for us:

MAKEUP : FACE

Smooth Minerals Foundation Transparent Glow 875-582....(3)

Smooth Minerals Blushed 432-558.....(3)

FRAGRANCE

Derek Jeter Driven Eau de Toilette Spray 302-672.......(4)

Ironman Eau de Toilette Spray 011-07.......(2)

JEWELRY

Men's Silvertone Watch 491-043 .......(2)

Men's Everyday Watch 406-150 .........(2)

Men's Stainless-Steel Bracelet 647-003....(2)

SHOE

Memory foam shoe black XL 391-490 ...........(3)

Shine-Sport cushion walk sneaker 10M 884-344........(3)

Do let me know the total cost plus the necessary tax I am to pay on it. Also to let you know that I cannot use my credit cards due to some problems I'm experiencing on them and I'm willing to pay for the order in advance including shipping fee. I'm using a mode of cashier check and I would need to know the total of all the products I requested and please get to back to me ASAP.

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