Scammer alert - hijacked call sign of Jim KN4SLI

Discussion in 'Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-Offs' started by VE3VTG, Oct 24, 2019.

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  1. VE3VTG

    VE3VTG Subscriber QRZ Page

    This is what I'm selling: MFJ 959B ANTENNA TUNER, SWL, WITH PREAMP


    This is the email I received:

    I am interested in this; Is this a working auto tuner? Jim KN4SLI


    Anybody knows that what I'm selling is NOT a AUTO TUNER.

    Guess what? No email on there QRZ page. That's the first red flag for me.

    Be Careful Boys!!

    73 de ve3vtg

     
  2. K7JEM

    K7JEM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I'm not sure if it is a scam or just someone unfamiliar with the product, hence the question. I don't really see that the call has been hijacked, although it may have been, but it just looks like a question to me.
     
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  3. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    What email address did they use to send from and ask you to reply to? It's easy enough to check stuff out and get some notion of what might be going on

    Dave
    W7UUU
     
  4. KJ4VTH

    KJ4VTH Ham Member QRZ Page

    KN4SLI licensed earlier this year, may not know enough about said item.
     
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  5. K8HIT

    K8HIT Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Seems premature for such claims.
     
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  6. VE3VTG

    VE3VTG Subscriber QRZ Page

    I would have to check on my other computer. I did not even bother answering him. If i still have it i will post it tomorrow night.
     
  7. VE3VTG

    VE3VTG Subscriber QRZ Page

    Maybe?
     
  8. VE3VTG

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  9. KA3BQE

    KA3BQE Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

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  10. AJ4GQ

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