Scammed -Someone Posing as K8IL

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w8spm
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Scammed -Someone Posing as K8IL

Post by w8spm » Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:45 pm

Someone Posing as K8IL-K8ILemark@gmail.com email address they are using- Answered my WTB ad posing as Marc Schauwecker-K8il -I know Mark from years ago and knew he was having health issues ! This person said his daughter Teresa Buelow-880 Albert Ave NW-Corydon,Indiana-47112 was taking care of him and I sent USPS Money Order to her! Beware Sam Maze W8SPM
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Re: Scammed -Someone Posing as K8IL

Post by n5wrx » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:43 pm

Yes ... scammers are now replying to WTB adds using call book information of other hams.
Be careful about sending money ... Paypal is what I use to be safe and always send for goods and services never as a gift.
If they dont or wont call you then it is a scam.

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