Scammer WH7YA

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K4ADZ
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Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:58 pm

Scammer WH7YA

Post by K4ADZ » Thu Mar 11, 2021 11:01 pm

Beware:.

Scammer using the following callsign:

Name: Henry Poulei
Callsign: WH7YA
E-mail: henryngowh7ya@gmail.com
IP Address: 76.173.147.254 -- (Check IP at https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/76.173.147.254)

Paid for a radio and they had me send to an email which requested funds in Euros, AGAINST better judgement I sent it... And now am going through PayPal to get reimbursed... Big time scam...I knew better but they deal got the best of me.

KF5WCN
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Re: Scammer WH7YA

Post by KF5WCN » Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:38 pm

Posted a WTB ad, and he replied with exactly what I wanted. Supposedly was "Henry Poulei" WH7YA. Even found a photo of the radio that google images couldn't locate. I found it buried in an old for sale add on QRZ.

Wanted payment sent to: Stevenseagalfan.11@gmail.com after his PayPal suddenly "had an issue"

ka2fir
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Re: Scammer WH7YA

Post by ka2fir » Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:54 am

WH7YA has no published email address on qrz.com. Big red flag!

His licensed expired on 2019-12-15. The QRZ account is unmanaged.

Did you pay with goods and services or Friends and Family? The latter offers NO protection whatsoever.

Due diligence.

Definition of due diligence
1 law : the care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm to other persons or their property
failed to exercise due diligence in trying to prevent the accident
2 business : research and analysis of a company or organization done in preparation for a business transaction (such as a corporate merger or purchase of securities

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