Questionable Inquiries/Spam/Scam about Dance Instruction Wanted

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03-29-2012, 10:32 AM
Questionable Inquiries/Spam/Scam about Dance Instruction Wanted
There are questionable emails that solicit dance instructors and studios for music or dance lessons. If you have received messages like these, please be cautious and do your due diligence to investigate, particularly if at some point, it involves credit card transactions where you are asked to reimburse portion of amount asked to charge.

If you receive similar emails, please post here so that we can all track and share what may be questionable inquiries.


---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
Subject: private lesson
From: *********************
Date: Thu, March 29, 2012 7:08 am
To: undisclosed recipients:;

   How are you today?I got your contact email while searching for Music and dance teacher on the internet. I have a daughter(Vicky) who is interested studying instrument you have to offer. Vicky doesn't have any previous in the instrument but she is ready to learn. She's 16 year old girl with a very sharp brain. she's coming down there to your location for the lessons. I want Vicky to come over to your present location to attend the lessons before she will finally come to Frankfurt Germany to stay with me. If you have agreed to accept Vicky as your student,please get back to me with the following information..
Total fees for one months lessons(Two hours lessons in a week)?
Your teaching location and phone number?
The instrument you teach?

I want the lessons to start by 16th of April.

Looking forward to hearing from you.
03-30-2012, 08:20 AM
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Subject: Did yoy give private lessons?
From: "Sue B.
Date: Fri, March 30, 2012 7:20 am
To: undisclosed recipients:;

I'm Sue Bunt, During my search for a lesson teacher that would
help in taking my daughter (Sarah). During is stay in the Country. I
found your advert and it is very okay to me since you specialize in
the area I'm seeking for her. My daughter would be coming to your area
for holiday, and i will want her to get something doing when she
arrives in the area. I'll like to know if you can help in taking her
for the lesson? just to keep her busy. Sarah is 18 years old, she is a
beginner, she has not experienced much but she is a very fast learner
and will not portray any difficulties while you coaching/teaching
her.Like i sad, i have someone that will always picks her up and drops
her off for her lessons. So kindly let me know your charges cost per
hour/lesson in order for me to arrange for her payment before she
travels down to your side. She will be staying there for 6 weeks.
Please Reply back on:
(1). Your Services and hourly rates (2 times a week for
6weeks):starting from April 20, 2012
(2)  Total Cost For 12 cl-ass/12 hours lessons  in 6 weeks
(3). The Day and time you will be available to teach her During the week:
(4). Tuition address:
(5) Your Background Info and Experience?
Well am very happy that i see you as my daughter's tutor,about
your years of Experience. Awaiting your response asap.
Best Wishes.