Hijacked Call WD8MLV - Another K3 Scam!?

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AE3RT
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Hijacked Call WD8MLV - Another K3 Scam!?

Post by AE3RT » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:08 pm

Hello All,

Once again, it appears that this person is using the same scam he ran on QTH last week under KI6MPJ, under a new call WD8MLV. I have included both ads that were slightly rearranged, but the verbage and options are the same. He added a serial number for the K3 (very close to the one he emailed me last week--4835) and now additionally for the P3. This scammer will send you pictures but they will not match the ad most likely (he sent pictures from an e-bay ad last week). It would seem this is probably Paciana Benitez Ashton again or a related scammer again. The call is from Ohio and the IP shows a Nevada/Arizona location.

73,

Roger (AE3RT)

P.S. Someday I may find a radio I can actually buy instead of another scam:-)

Todays Ad:

RADIOHF - elecraft k3 with accessories.
For Sale: Loaded Elecraft K3 and P3 panadapter with many options
including the second receiver and antenna tuner. It was a kit but expertly assembled
and it works and looks great.
Below is the complete list of options:
K3/100 - 100w Transceiver Serial Numer 4844
KAT3- antenna tuner
KBPF3 - gen coverage bandpass filter
KDVR3 - digital voice recorder
KFL3A-500 - 500hz cw filter
KFL3A-6K - 6khz AM filter
KFL3B-FM - 13 khz FM filter
KRX3- second receiver
KTCXO3-1 - TCXO 0.5PPM
KXV3A - K3 rx ant,IF out, Xvtr interface
MH2 - Hand Mic
P3- Panadapter Serial Number 1843
I will sell the package for $2400 shipped.
Listing #1057043 - Submitted on 04/02/13 by Callsign WD8MLV - IP: service.brought.to.you.by.uk7.org
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Last Week's Ad:

For your reference, here is a copy of the ad you are responding to:

Listing Number: 1055778
Date Ad was Placed: 03/27/13
Name: James
Phone Number: E-MAIL ONLY
Callsign: KI6MPJ
Category: RADIOHF
Heading: FS: Elecraft K3/100 & P3 Scope
Ad Message:
For Sale: Loaded Elecraft K3 and P3 panadapter with many options
including the second receiver and antenna tuner. It was a kit but expertly assembled and it works and looks great.
Below is the complete list of options included:
K3/100 - 100w Transceiver
KAT3- antenna tuner
KDVR3 - digital voice recorder
KRX3- second receiver
MH2 - Hand Mic
P3- Panadapter
KBPF3 - gen coverage bandpass filter
KTCXO3-1 - TCXO 0.5PPM
KXV3A - K3 rx ant,IF out, Xvtr interface
KFL3A-500 - 500hz cw filter
KFL3A-6K - 6khz AM filter
KFL3B-FM - 13 khz FM filter
I will sell the package for $2250 shipped.
Postal Money order only or possibly Paypal with fees.
PLEASE NO TRADES WANTED...selling to purchase another new radio.
Thanks
KI6MPJ

KG6HBB
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Re: Hijacked Call WD8MLV - Another K3 Scam!?

Post by KG6HBB » Wed May 08, 2013 11:24 pm

This looks like the same header and title. I emailed twice with interest in one of the items and got no replies. Glad I checked the posts here first!!

Latest ad:

RADIOHF - ESTATE SALE!--MUST SELL !!! PRICES FIRM!
I AM LISTING THESE ITEMS FOR A FRIEND -- K8YIO
ALL PRICES neg. within reason
this is a family emergency sale.
ICOM 756 PRO II -- MANUAL, POWER CABLE, STOCK MIC.-$1,200.00+ SHIPPING
YAESU 1802 2 METER MOBILE-MANUAL,POWER CABLE,BOX,BRACKET
$100.00 + SHIPPING
KENWOOOD THD7A DUEL BAND HT- 3 BATTERIES,DIAMOND ANTENNA,BOX,
MANUAL, POWER CORD $250.00 + SHIPPING
MFJ 993B AUTO TUNER -- PURCHASED NEW MARCH 2013!! -BOX, MANUAL
$175.00 + SHIPPING
CUSHCRAFT 215 WB 2 METER BEAM 15 ELEMENT $75 + SHIPPING
ASTRON SS30M 30 AMP POWER SUPPLY -- (2 OF THEM !!) $75 EACH + SHIPPING
40 METER HOMEMADE VERTICAL ANTENNA 30 FEET TALL !! $50 + SHIPPING
Icom ic-2720H dualband mobile 165.00
Tigertronic usb signal link. 2 units. 50$ each
____________________________________
LISTED AT A TOTAL OF $2100 INDIVIDUALLY........
WILL SELL ALL FOR $ 1,800 or Best Reasonable and fair offers !!!!
LOCAL PICK UP ENCOURAGED !! 614-636-7694 direct contact
73!
Listing #1063611 - Submitted on 05/04/13 by Callsign KC8WHV, Modified on 05/08/13 - IP: d118-75-198-93.nap.wideopenwest.com
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