Scammer using my call and name

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w7apm
Posts: 38
Joined: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:53 am

Scammer using my call and name

Post by w7apm »

Scammer using my KL7AM call
A scammer is using my name and call to contact sellers to send a bogus check. BEWARE
I do not have a outlook or gmail email address
wb2pkr
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2012 11:54 pm
Location: Swamps of Jersey

Re: Scammer using my call and name

Post by wb2pkr »

This morning I received an inquiry from the imposter...

The response is from:

Name: ALLEN
Callsign: KL7AM
E-mail: allenepmartin@outlook.com
IP Address: 64.52.168.178 -- ( Check IP at https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/64.52.168.178 )

The response is:

Do you still have this item available.

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

Listing Number: 1657293
ab8pr
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:42 pm

Re: Scammer using my call and name

Post by ab8pr »

I also received an email and phone call from someone claiming to be Allen KL7AM. Offered to send check for item I had posted. Then asked if he could call me to talk. He did, but the phone # showed from New York and Allen is from Alaska. Also, his accent did not fit Allen's photo. Beware !!!
w7apm
Posts: 38
Joined: Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:53 am

Re: Scammer using my call and name

Post by w7apm »

Good Catch! Everyone needs to do their due diligence in these times.

Marty
KL7AM
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