Discussion in 'Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-Offs' started by AC2HQ, Nov 13, 2017.

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  1. N4DCD

    N4DCD Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I just got one from him saying he had a Flex 5000C for sale. Scammer..
  2. K5NSN

    K5NSN Ham Member QRZ Page

    DECEMBER 7, 2017
    07 DEC 2017


    Only response I have received from my email to is a third party response from what appears to be a scammer. The name on the email is "Prashant Karkare" and in the body of the email it says:
    "I have for sale a ten tec Jupiter 538at in a perfect working condition. Come with manual , mic , shipping box and cable. Asking $285 shipped. Let me know if you are interested."

    This may have been a legitimate offer, but it seems a little "too good a deal" for me to jump right on it. If there is truly the $285 shipped Jupiter, why not list it somewhere instead of hijacking another's sale??? From my latest experiences here, the scams are running rampant on QRZ and many other swap/deal sites!!!
    BE CAREFUL !!!

    Still awaiting response to my offer email from N1VAU...

    Has anyone else received the email from Prashant Karkare ?

  3. K9SPY

    K9SPY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yes. Just got one offering an FTdx3000. I emailed him replying that I had already purchased the radio he undoubtedly found me posting about. He was asking $925 shipped. Interesting scam.
  4. N1VAU

    N1VAU Ham Member QRZ Page

    Just to be clear, I have nothing to do with whatever replies you received from "Prashant Karkare". That is a scammer attempting to hijack a legitimate item offered for sale.

    ~Clayton, N1VAU

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