Well, at least he didn't...
...send me a picture of someone else's trailer! I've heard stories like that, too!
Gotta give the guy half a point or so for not pretending he's done fifty, but claiming... "they're all out at shows or in museums or private collections."
What usually happens in a deal like this is that he eventually crosses the wrong person, and Uncle Vito with the hairy arms and the diamond stickpin shows up and scares the stuffing out of the poor guy, who steals silently away into the night 36 hours later....