KI7JCW is posting as W5ASL Be Careful!!

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KI7JCW is posting as W5ASL Be Careful!!

Post by W6DVI » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:26 pm

This guy is trying to scam you, He asked my to send him a pic of my radio with "his" call sign on a piece of paper.
He goes by Peter KI7JCW
Here his emails:
Send me a photo of the radio with my callsign W5ASL written in a piece of paper close to it . I'll send payment once I get that .

On Sun, 14 Jan 2018 at 5:55 PM Rey R <> wrote:
Yes Paypal is fine, Paypal accont is
Greetings / Saludos


626-255-0974 Cell
213-747-5800 Work

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:04:35 AM PST, Peter H Quach <> wrote:
I'll take it . PayPal Ok

Then contacted W5ASL to give him heads up.
Here the mails:

I appreciate your letting me know of this. I will be aware of things like that in the future. Al

On Sunday, January 14, 2018 9:17 PM, Rey <> wrote:

Maybe he was trying to post it as if you were selling the radio, who knows.
Sent from the Helix Nebula with an iPhone7

On Jan 14, 2018, at 10:19 AM, Al Lawrence <> wrote:

Thank you for the warning. I have no knowledge of what is going on there with a person using my call sign. I will not do business with him. Al Lawrence

On Sunday, January 14, 2018 12:05 PM, Rey R <> wrote:

I was contact by Peter KI7JCW on a FT-857D that I have for sale, he asked me to send him a picture of the radio with his call sign W5ASL which is yours. I dindt realized this until I saw his email address was
Here are the mails and I have attached the pic I sent him with my call sign also, date and place.
I hope this person didnt scam you, do a search on goggle with his call sign, seams like he has done it before.

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