Author(s): James Veitch
"Dear valued recipient, My late father was Gold and Diamond merchant and he has merchandise (250kgs Gold Dust) for safe keep. I am here seeking an assistance of a reliable and trustworthy person to take these goods out for investment - " We've all had those blatant scamming emails: un-claimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safety deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. Standard procedure is to delete on sight. Dot Con is the story of what happened when comedian James Veitch decided to play the scammers at their own game. Packed full of Nigerian princes, can't-miss investment opportunities and eligible Russian brides, his correspondence leads to surprising, bizarre and hilarious results.
James Veitch is a musician, comedian, director, writer and performer. In 2014, his first solo comedy show The Fundamental Interconnectedness of Everyone with an Internet Connection premiered at The Edinburgh Fringe to wide acclaim and was described as "Tears-down-the-face funny" by the Sunday Herald after a sell-out run. His work has been published by the New York Times and in various short-fiction journals. Author location: London www.bluffable.com