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curt
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Post by curt » Fri Jun 03, 2005 3:05 pm

This is what I received selling a PROIII...heads up....

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From: "Andrew Hopewell" <hopewell2go@yahoo.co.uk> Add to Address Book
Subject: Re Advertised "Icom PRO III" at $2,700
To: k3ey@yahoo.com


We are interested in buying your above mentioned Icom PRO III at advertised rate. Radio will be picked up from your location for onward shipping to London. Cost and modalities of shipping to be born by us.

Payment for the purchase is by check through a debtor in US. The debtor owes us higher than our purchase. He will therefore be sending you a check for $7,000 to cover the cost of our order, as well as the Shipping costs.

On receipt of the check, you will cash and deduct the cost of our order .The balance you will send as we would instruct you to the Agency that will ship the radio to us. If this arrangement suites you fine, please send us your address where to send the check, as well as the name to be on it. Also send us your phone number for easy communication.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

Best Regards

MR. ANDREW HOPEWELL.

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