SELLER DEMANIND PAYMENT " ONLY VIA WESTERN UNION "

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wx9c
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SELLER DEMANIND PAYMENT " ONLY VIA WESTERN UNION "

Post by wx9c » Wed May 02, 2012 3:38 am

I RESPOND TO AN AD FOR A IC-910H FOR SALE WITH THE DSP UNIT AND THE 23CM ACCESSORY FOR IT. THE SELLER WANTED $ 950.00 PLUS SHIPPING TO ENGLAND. I CONTACTED HIM ABOUT IT AND HE SAID HE WOULD TAKE $ 750.00 SHIPPED VIA WESTERN UNION ONLY, STATED HE HAD BEEN RIPPED OFF ON " PAYPAL " ANYWAY I ASKED A FEW MORE QUESTIONS AND HE SAID SEND ME $ 500.00 AND I WILL SHIP THE RADIO VIA FEDEX AND WHEN YOU GET, YOU CAN SEND ME THE OTHER $ 250.00. OK IF YOU FIGURE THE COST OF THE RADIO, 23CM UNIT AND THE DSP UNIT , NO HAM IN HIS RIGHT MIND WOULD TAKE OVER A $ 1000 LOSS ON A 2 MONTH OLD RADIO....THE HAMS CALL SIGN IS M0YFT AND HIS NAME IS TONY. I ASKED HIM WHY DON'T YOU SHIP ME THE RADIO AND WHEN I GET IT I WILL SEND YOUR MONEY VIA WESTERN UNION ASAP, AND HE SAID NO WAY.... I'M SORRY " WESTERN UNION " THE SCAMMERS CHOICE FOR RIPPING PEOPLE OFF.....
ANYWAY HEADS UP ON THIS GUY, IF HE IS HONEST, I WILL BE 100% SURPRISED.....

TIM....WX9C

K9XR
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THE USUAL M.O.

Post by K9XR » Wed May 02, 2012 4:10 am

Chances are that soneone was using tony;s call to pull off a scam. I don't think he was probably from England either.

KM5FL
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Post by KM5FL » Wed May 02, 2012 5:07 am

I have an ad posted here and received a reply from an M0 call.. I was suspicious so I sent an email using the email address of the M0 as listed on QRZ.. Sure enough, the real M0 wasn't the person replying to my ad..

Tony, M0YFT is listed on THE QRZ database.. He also has a listed email address.. Contact him via that address and see what Tony has to say..


KM5FL

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Post by kd8rhy » Wed May 02, 2012 7:13 pm

KM5FL wrote:I have an ad posted here and received a reply from an M0 call.. I was suspicious so I sent an email using the email address of the M0 as listed on QRZ.. Sure enough, the real M0 wasn't the person replying to my ad..

Tony, M0YFT is listed on THE QRZ database.. He also has a listed email address.. Contact him via that address and see what Tony has to say..


KM5FL
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