Suspicious: reasonmore231@gmail.com

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W0MPM
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Suspicious: reasonmore231@gmail.com

Post by W0MPM » Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:44 pm

Got a message from an OLD ad (Capacitor Tester Rohde&Schwarz).

IP Address 41.217.68.64 goes to Lagos Nigeria and shows up on 3 blacklists.

The single work response in all caps was: "AVAILABLE"

The name was Yi Xu and call sign APP

I'm reminded of the classic line "Let's just say I'm skeptical".

wjheil
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Re: Suspicious: reasonmore231@gmail.com

Post by wjheil » Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:23 pm

I had a suspicious contact as well.

Item was listed as FREE, pickup only. Got an email from Yi Xu reasonmore231@gmail.com "Available?"

I replied yes and this is the response I got:

"Thanks for your quick reply.Am glad it's available.Do you accept a certified check as payment method ? I'll add extra $50 for keeping it in my favor.I hope I can fully trust you with this? If Yes ? Kindly get back to me with your NAME,ADDRESS AND CELL PHONE NUMBER for the immediate payment...Awaiting to read from you."

'73,
Wayne, KB6OQJ
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n8rt
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Re: Suspicious: reasonmore231@gmail.com

Post by n8rt » Sun Apr 25, 2021 6:42 pm

I received the same reply from this SCAMMER , do not do business with Yi Xu App
re Yi Xu App (User Name)
E-mail: reasonmore231@gmail.com
The emaii source is Nigeria , Lagos.
IP Address: 41.217.68.64 -- (Check IP at https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/41.217.68.64

Rob N8rt

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Re: Suspicious: reasonmore231@gmail.com

Post by W7OWC » Sun May 16, 2021 10:04 pm

I was almost had by this guy. Same as others replied to older post took forever to pay then when payment did arrive It was a Navy Federal Credit Union Cashiers Check. then I started getting text instruction to cash the check and buy gift cards and send copies of the gift cards. I called Navy Federal and verified the Cashiers Check was fraudulent. The return address of the envelope was:

BETASEED ENTERPRISE
209 N ALDEN ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19139

So now what. Navy Federal Credit union was not interested in pursing anything, who do I turn this over too?

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