BEWARE Scammer using WK9K call

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BEWARE Scammer using WK9K call

Post by kb9umt » Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:16 pm ... 968.0.html ... st-4195355

This scammer also replied to my wanted ad and used the email address of IP address is and I emailed the real WK9K from QRZ email address ( email) and Joe WK9K said he has no equipment for sale and do NOT sent this guy money to NY for anything.


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Re: BEWARE Scammer using WK9K call

Post by W5NNX » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:21 pm

Got an email from him also, not sure if legit but being cautious based upon the past info, email used was> and one with sure if legit...never came back after I responded....

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Re: BEWARE Scammer using WK9K call

Post by kw3u » Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:39 pm

wk9k replied to my WTB ad on qrz, i asked what the price was but based
on what i saw on qth and eham about his call , I used the qrz email address and
got no response, so guess the scammer is alive and well.
look out.
Jim kw3u

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