Publishers warned over reviews trickster

<p>UK publishers are being warned by their counterparts in the Netherlands not to send review copies to a Dutch man posing as a magazine editor.</p><p>Peter Oosterbos has approached Dutch publishers for over 15 years, claiming to be the book reviews editor for the non-existent Furore Magazine. Oosterbos, who also calls himself Fred, communicates only by fax, asking for review copies to be sent to a PO Box in Roosvaal, a small city in southern Holland. </p><p>Oosterbos has now contacted British publishers. In mid-April he requested that Canongate forward 25 review copies. Canongate export sa...

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