important notice – email scam


It has come to our attention that members of and have been receiving emails from several individuals reporting to be photographers and casting directors from arvold studios. These emails are a scam. We do not employ or work with anyone by the name of Eric Stern, Rick Cochrane or Richard Mendoza, nor are we affiliated with or in any way. These entities are operating under a variety of different aliases. If you receive an email of any kind from an individual reporting to be affiliated with arvold. through your account at or, please report it immediately.

We have reached out to, and the FTC regarding this issue. and have assured us that they have removed and blacklisted any entity reporting to be associated with arvold. from their websites.

The FTC has encouraged us to give their phone number to anyone who has reported receiving these emails so that they may call the FTC directly. The more individuals who report the scam, the faster the FTC will be able to resolve it. If you have received one of these emails, you can reach the FTC to report it at (877) 382-4357.

Thank you to those who have brought this to our attention. We cannot stress enough how important it is that actors do their research involving casting notices of any kind.


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