New Scam Alert on the call WB8TEJ

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K8YZK
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New Scam Alert on the call WB8TEJ

Post by K8YZK » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:19 pm

Received a Email from the wife of a good friend and ham who passed away in July. Email states that she is in London got mugged, and the Embassy will not help her and the kids(all kids are grown up) get back to the States. Is it possible yes, so I asked a few question, like where in the states is she from and a reply was the correct city(information available off the social security data base), I asked for street address and the reply was why all this, I am freaking out.

So if you knew Jerry WB8TEJ or had dealings with him, looks like his computer got hacked and emails are going out to all from the scammers.

Be careful and of course watch out for, please send the money thru Western Union.

73
Kurt
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K8YZK
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Emails from scammers..

Post by K8YZK » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:22 pm

Kurt,


Why all this?. I'm freaked out at the moment. Please help if you can.



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From: Kurt Tuttle <k8yzk>
To: Joyce Goormastic <joyce_goormastic>
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: Bad Trip...Joyce Goormastic


What the address in DH? Sounds like a scam right now.



From: Joyce Goormastic <joyce_goormastic>
To: Kurt Tuttle <k8yzk>
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: Bad Trip...Joyce Goormastic

Dearborn Heights, Michigan.....Need your help Kurt



From: Kurt Tuttle <k8yzk>
To: "joyce_goormastic@yahoo.com" <joyce_goormastic>
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 5:49 PM
Subject: Re: Bad Trip...Joyce Goormastic

whats your address back in the states joyce?



From: Joyce Goormastic <joycegoormastic>
To: joycegoormastic@yahoo.com
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:39 PM
Subject: Bad Trip...Joyce Goormastic

Hello,
How are you doing? am sorry i didn't inform you of our vacation trip. I and my children came over to England(UK) for a short vacation since my husband Jerry died 7/25/11. Unfortunately,we were mugged at the park of the hotel where we stayed,all cash, cell phones and credit card were stolen off us but luckily for us we still have our passports with us.


We've been to the Embassy and the Police here but they're not helping issues at all and our flight leaves tomorrow but we're having problems settling the hotel bills and the hotel manager won't let us leave until we settle the bills. Please I really need your financial assistance. Please, Let me know if you can help us out?. i will be waiting to hear from you.
Joyce.

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Post by lhk0pd » Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:30 pm

E mail the Embassy in England as they should have verification of her problem if for real. My friend did this over a person who claimed they were in Holland and named a Church they claimed that was taking care of them. And even had the supposed Priest e mail him with the same story. Turned out all was a scam and was coming from you guessed it Nigeria.
Larry Huff K0pd

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another idea

Post by kk4aq » Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:46 pm

call the local police dept where they live and have them do a welfare check at the residence and they may be at home. or try calling them at home if you have or can get the phone number. just an idea

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