BEWARE: Someone posing as W4SSB

Discussion in 'Ham to Ham References' started by W0XX, Nov 12, 2017.

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  1. W0XX

    W0XX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Received this email offering (which I never indicated I was looking for) - and note, two different callsigns:

    [​IMG]6:00 PM (36 minutes ago)

    to me
    For sale great condition full output heathkit sb 220
    wired for 220 volts
    I would say amp is 9 out of 10 inside and outside
    comes with manual
    I believe it is in original condition
    750.00 shipped if still interested let me know thanks.
    W4SSD Manuel
  2. W0XX

    W0XX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Manuel responded to me (the real Manuel, different EMAIL)

    I'm not selling a 220. Someone saying I am?

    Manuel W4SSB
  3. W0XX

    W0XX Ham Member QRZ Page

    From the real Manuel:

    I sent the scammer an email from a fake gmail account telling him I heard he was selling an amp and wanted to buy it. The fool sent me his PayPal account and wanted me to send him the money via PayPal friends and family. I reported him to PayPal. Let’s see if they do anything about it.

    Thanks again for letting me know about this.

    Manuel W4SSB

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