new scam look out

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w8jn
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Joined: Fri Mar 07, 2003 1:21 pm

new scam look out

Post by w8jn » Fri Dec 04, 2009 5:50 pm

these guys are more sophisticated and can lure you in. they send you an email from this site. they understand ham radio. it usually starts out with a call sign that was added to the qrz base without much information. they have what you want and send you pictures of it. they give you a very good price and you are reluctant to send money overseas via western union. they say " in good faith, you send me half and when you receive the rig to your satisfaction you send the rest. sounds good? well think about it, instead of being out $7000 for an icom 7800, you only part with $3500 and never see your money again. is there any consolation in loosing $3500 instead of $7000??? i dont think so..... foreign offers??? they ship first, you receive, you inspect and then send money. they dont like the idea? tell them to take a hike.
happy safe hoss trading!!! 73 paul w8jn

W4PIG
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Post by W4PIG » Fri Dec 04, 2009 8:17 pm

i have also noticed people using other hams call sign to sell items. these people should be shot on the spot. but we would be violating there rights. :evil: :evil: :evil:

w8jn
Posts: 619
Joined: Fri Mar 07, 2003 1:21 pm

agree

Post by w8jn » Fri Dec 04, 2009 8:29 pm

danny great idea!
73 paul w8jn

ke4nu
Posts: 49
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:18 am
Location: Victor, MT

Great ideal

Post by ke4nu » Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:57 pm

W4PIG wrote:i have also noticed people using other hams call sign to sell items. these people should be shot on the spot. but we would be violating there rights. :evil: :evil: :evil:
Works for me!!!

KB3RPE
Posts: 93
Joined: Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:39 pm
Location: W PA

Re: Great ideal

Post by KB3RPE » Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:01 am

ke4nu wrote:
W4PIG wrote:i have also noticed people using other hams call sign to sell items. these people should be shot on the spot. but we would be violating there rights. :evil: :evil: :evil:
Works for me!!!

Me as well!!!! :twisted: ...I dunno' maybe some "people" shouldn't have "rights"!!!! :lol:

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