Watch for Alan Featherstone

Discussion in 'Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-Offs' started by VA3QR, Nov 14, 2017.

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  1. VA3QR

    VA3QR Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Guy with the e-mail address tried to get me. Says he's cleaning out his brother's estate, can't give his callsign, and photos of the gear are obvious downloads.

    Be careful out there. 73!
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  2. KC0BIN

    KC0BIN Ham Member QRZ Page

    I gotta wonder about the mentality of these Asshat Scammers ........they don't seem to be put off by having their game exposed for all to see!

    Ol' Alan just shot me a reply to my WANTED for a 6m yagi, and rolled out the exact same carpet for me as he did to you! Same email, same spiel. Feh.

    Ego the size of a royal palace, has to be. And he needs to perfect his syntax, too.

    Thanks for the warning Phil!!

  3. KA2FIR

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    As soon as you get these types of emails use to report and get it shutdown.
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  4. WR2E

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    Hi Mike,

    Reporting the scammers to spamcop won't do any good.

    The scammers aren't generating UNSOLICITED BULK MAIL which is what spamcop's intended purpose is.
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  5. KJ4VTH

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  6. N8DAH

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    Just got one today never sent him a msg. Screams scam right off the bat, and now I know it is since I found this post.
    Same email as op said.
    Good looking out
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  7. W9FTV

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  8. KB3HAA

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    Just got an e-mail from our "Friend" al, I replied "Nice try." C'mon someone out there must have an NC-77X layin' around. 73 de KB3HAA
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  9. WA4JQS

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    Yep he tried to get me on a Drake PNB 34 noise blanker. even sent pic of one that was posted on line then said I could have the tr4cw with blanker for $300 shipped. told him to send a pic . nice try pic was off the web.. would not send a phone number. but wanted money sent to evensville ind. told him I would have a friend pick it up as I know hams in Evensville.. NO way he wanted to ship it.. SCAM.. 73 Tony WA4JQS
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  10. KI6ICK

    KI6ICK Ham Member QRZ Page

    Alan Featherstone using is a scam and I am sorry to say that I fell for it. Then he tried using the name Brent Willaced with email of trying tyhe same thing. I contacted W5DPH and of course a scammer is using his call sign for fraud. Fool me once........

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