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I think you heard about the scam artist Chad Love Liberman who sells stolen artwork for huge prices. Many people posted news and journals:

dametora.deviantart.com/journa…

nightmaregk13.deviantart.com/j…

You can see some links and affected artists here
Even his books are stolen.

He has 3 websites known:
art4love.com (down, use IP 67.90.44.118)
markyourspot.com (not down but 404 error)
michaelperezgallery.com (up and running)

Luckily other people are waking up too, even his close friends.

Some people are saying he is a legit artist and did live painting in public many times and has open galleries in Chelsea. Maybe he was legit before but now it is clear that he joined the dark side, easy money is sweet after all eh? :no:

But my point is he is just one of the millions of scammers on the internet. I checked people

he followed on his twitter and found out that there are many suspicious "wall-art" sites like his. For example, I found artfever.co.uk which steals from
dA:
stolen: www.art-fever.co.uk/view_canva…
original: nicobou.deviantart.com/art/Cha…

and flickr:
stolen: www.art-fever.co.uk/canvas_ima…
original: www.flickr.com/photos/ajari/32…

I recommend everyone go check his twitter friends and followers, and find his copy-cat sites and scam friends so we can bust them all! You can use tineye to find the originals.

Happy hunting! :)
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011
more contact information:

Art4Love official number: +1 877 226 5884
MarkYourSpot official number: +1 662 634 0007
Address: 10120 Forest Hill Boulevard Wellington, FL 33414-6106
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
Looks like Art4Love is a mega corporation: [link]
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iceangelwolf87 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
first 2 pages 404 notice they dont work anymore
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
yes he shut down the sites so that we cant collect evidence, but we have tons of screenshots and links at #Major-Thief-Hunters
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iceangelwolf87 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
i figured as much i hope he gets taken down fast and hard for this. i mean come on people are sad and sorry now days :(
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parangsakti Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
Of all the places on the internets to steal drawings from, he chose DeviantArt. Oh, I wonder why....
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
His uncle Joseph Lieberman is a senator. You can call the Senate switchboard directly at +1 202 224 3121 and ask to be connected.
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
please help spread the news and evidence: [link]
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just-a-user Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
The thief now uses fake usernames to support himself:
[link]
:iconfacepalmplz:
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money-boy Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011
It's not working :o... did they manage to take it down?
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