Take a look at this well-written and interesting series from Mary Baker at Central Coast Wine Blogs as she takes us through the mechanics of an actual wine scam:
* Introduction: Inside a Wine Scam
* Part I: How the Wine Scam Works
* Part II: The ‘John Nelson’ Letters
* Part III: “It ain’t TV, lady.”
* Part IV: Who’s in Your Wallet?
* Part V: The Worm Turns
* A Final Note About Money Orders
Thanks to Mike Duffy and the Winery Website Report.