Fraudster trying to sell violins on facebook under our name

5 August 2018

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and all that, but we’d rather not have people pretending to be us on facebook… A fraudster is using our logo and copying our photos, then sending facebook messages to try and ‘sell’ violins and bows. If you get a message from someone who claims to be ‘Martin Swan’ but who can’t write basic English don’t trust it. Please also let us know by email. We are trying to get facebook to block the account. Here is a copy of the fraudster’s latest, for your amusement:

Thankfully, the person who was being approached wasn’t taken in by it:

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