Scam Alert

Discussion in 'Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-Offs' started by W2JAZ, Oct 17, 2018.

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  1. W2JAZ

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    I posted a WTB ad on and have been scammed. It was my own fault as I did not request enough detail and the seller contacted me directly rather than by responding to my post. Do not trust anyone identifying themselves in the following ways:

    alfredKE6VF at
    Alfredeval001 at
    Jenniffer Holmes - JENNYDEANNAHOLMES35 at

    I never received the item (Elecraft XG3). I contacted Jennifer who claims she was hacked. I don't entirely understand how the scam works, but I have a claim at the Paypal resolution center and since it was a credit card purchase I should eventually get my money back. Fortunately it wasn't a lot, but enough make me angry about getting taken!
    Rick, W2JAZ
  2. W7UUU

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    Good luck in the resolution. I surely hope you did not use "Friends and Family" to send funds - if you did, you'll never get a refund

    Hoping for the best for you

  3. W2JAZ

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    Nope. Paid for goods.
    WB7OXP likes this.

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