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Date Posted by Category User IP

2013-12-03 (UTC)

N7YV

SCAMS

71-36-13-253.chyn.qwest.net

Stolen Callsign Scam

AB2OI Callsign Stolen and Used By
Lagos, Nigeria Scam Scum

This type of scam scum have tried
to rig me off several times over
the last 2 months using this TWIST
ON THEIR MODUS OPERANDI.

I send an email to a seller with an
offer and ask to be contacted in
the event the item is not sold for
the sellers asking price. The scum
plays the waiting game then emails
the buyer saying someone did not
pay or that they received a phony
check and now will accept your
offer.

Thinking that I can get the item
for a reduced price makes me glad.
But I would be sad it my money was
stolen. AND IT WOULD BE.

There is an ad on QRZ right now
that was posted by someone who
stole the callsign AB2OI and email
address. The ad is for an Icom
7600.

http://forums.qrz.com/showthread.ph
p?414328-Icom-ic-7600-in-great-
condition&highlight=AB2OI

Check the poster's IP. It is:
IP address: 192.96.203.118
Organization: Leaseweb USA
City: Cape Town
Region: Western Cape
Country: South Africa (ZA)

The impostor scum has emailed me
several times to play me like a
fiddle. Here is what I did and what
you should do to find out where the
emails came from:

Click on the email: View Full
HeaderCome down to the bottom and
work up until you find: "Received:
from" [41.203.69.4] by
web120505.mail.ne1.yahoo.com via
HTTP; Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:16:29 PST

Do you see 41.203.69.4

Highlight that number with your
mouse then either copy and paste
into Google search or right click
to search. It won't work if you
just try go to that site.

Here is what I found:
You looked for 41.203.69.4

Country: Nigeria
Region: Lagos
City: Lagos

So there you have it. Another
scumbag in Lagos, Nigeria trying to
steal from us hams.

If you have the time and
inclination you can play their game
on them. String them out with
excuses. Tell them you will send
them a cashier's check or money
order. Anything you can do to waste
their time will reduce the time
they spend trying to steal our
money.

Please use caution. Remember, you
don't really need to buy anything
over the internet.

73, Roger N7YV

More info below that the IP Sever
in Lago is BLACKLISTED AS A
41.203.69.4 | Spam Harvester | Mail
Server | Dictionary Attacker


41.203.69.4 SCAN REPORT

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IP Address Information


Analysis Date 2013-11-06 04:13:11
GMT
Blacklist Status BLACKLISTED
Detection Ratio 10 / 37 (27 %)
IP Address 41.203.69.4 (
Websites Lookup )
Reverse DNS Unknown
ASN AS37148
ASN Owner globacom-as
ISP Globacom Ltd
Continent Africa
Country Code (NG) Nigeria

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