Scam Alert - Watch Out Professional Photographers

Professional Photographers - Scam Alert! In the last week I had two clients call having been scammed. This is the scam - photographer is contacted by and production broker stating that they will send the photographer a $5,000 check. The photographer is to keep $1,000 and Paypal (using Paypal Friends & Family) the remaining $4,000 to a production company handling the make-up, hair, etc. The photographer will receive an additional $1,000 after the shoot. You guessed the original $5,000 check bounces. HEADS UP!! The vast majority of professional photographers who have insurance are insured under a Business Owners Policy (BOP). The language in the BOP excludes coverage for this situation. The po

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