My brother-in-law John Bacon is a good-looking young chap, and recently started working as a model while he was living in Costa Rica.
He’s back in the UK now, and received an email from a London-based modelling agency offering him work:
Hello , Hope you are having a great time?
Your profile was seen and scrutinized on www.modeltaget.com and I am emailing to seek your interest on a 7 day Photo-Shoot session which is billed to start 22nd of June 2009 here in the United Kingdom. If you are interested, email me on email@example.com for all the detailed info.
Creative Talent Agency.
Clearly they thought he was still based in South America.
A later email confirmed that the agency was offering “6 International Talents/Models a 7 day Photo-Shoot contract”. In fact, the agency said that they would pay John an astonishing £40,000 for the week’s work, plus a generous travel…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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