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Author Topic: Scammer using AB6OZ call  (Read 1149 times)
WB5JHY
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« on: April 16, 2013, 03:41:56 PM »

Same scammer from San Jose, Ca.  Two items listed on QTH.com.  K3/100 and IC 7200.
It smelled bad from the get go especially after the last scam using the call KI6MPJ.
My investigation on the net revealed this.  AB6OZ call expired last year in Sept.  The real Mr. George Brady died in 2004 according to obit.  
This impostor ass wipe wants money sent to third party.  Doesn't want to call of course.  I hope he dies waiting on my money order to show.


Here's the email trail.  Emails in reverse chronological order.   Start at the bottom.  Fun read.  Notice he didn't list a P3 pan adaptor so I jogged his memory and he just threw it in.  What a steal of a deal !!

OK Geo,

I will send the money order tomorrow.  You can go ahead and ship the radio tomorrow also to save time.

Thanks for your help.

Tom






On Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:35:03 -0700 (PDT)
 GEORGE F BRADY <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> wrote:
Okay Tom,

My call sign is ab6oz.

But due to health issues kindly send the Postal MO to.
Name: Paciana Benitez Ashton Address: 931 Temple dr., apt 2 San Jose, CA 95117   Amount: $2100
Once MO delivers...... the rig will be shipped. Thanks...
 73 Geo



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From: "wb5jhy@lusfiber.net" <wb5jhy@lusfiber.net>
To: GEORGE F BRADY <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:24 PM
Subject: Re: QTH.COM Ad -- for sale: Mint, Elecraft ...


Ok Geo,

I will send a MO to your QRZ address tomorrow.

Thanks,
Tom


On Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:20:20 -0700 (PDT)
GEORGE F BRADY <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> wrote:
It Comes with Panadator  P3.
Payment is via Postal Money Order.

73
Geo




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From: "wb5jhy@lusfiber.net" <wb5jhy@lusfiber.net>
To: GEORGE F BRADY <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:18 PM
Subject: Re: QTH.COM Ad -- for sale: Mint, Elecraft ...


Sounds good.  Do you also include the pan adaptor too?
You can call me and we can discuss payment options.

337-388-1925

Thanks,
Tom





On Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:14:56 -0700 (PDT)
GEORGE F BRADY <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> wrote:
Hello Tom

The rig is in a perfect working condition with only low hour on it.
I dont have images for now........
Is your QTH okay to ship?

73
Geo




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From: Tom Jue WB5JHY <no-reply@qth.com>
To: Geo AB6OZ <ab6ozham@yahoo.com> Cc: Tom Jue WB5JHY <wb5jhy@lusfiber.net> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 7:31 PM
Subject: RE: QTH.COM Ad -- for sale: Mint, Elecraft ...



Dear Geo AB6OZ,

You have received a response to your ad, titled "for sale: Mint, Elecraft K3", that you have running on the QTH.COM Free Ham Radio Classified Ads.

BEFORE GOING ANY FURTHER, you are highly encouraged to:
  1) Read our Scam Warnings and Safe Trading Tips at http://tips.qth.com.
  2) Use Ham Radio Feedback Forums to see if the person you are about to deal with has any good or bad feedback from previous dealings.  See http://chat.qth.com/viewtopic.php?t=11762

The response is from:

Name: Tom Jue
Callsign: WB5JHY
E-mail: wb5jhy@lusfiber.net

The response is: I am interested in buying this radio.  Do you have pictures to show the condition of the rig?

Tom
WB5JHY

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For your reference, here is a copy of the ad you are responding to:

Listing Number: 1060014
Date Ad was Placed: 04/16/13
Name: Geo
Phone Number: email only
Callsign: AB6OZ
Category: RADIOHF
Heading: for sale: Mint, Elecraft K3
Ad Message: Elecraft K3 Transceiver due to a pending divorce. This amazing radio has the following options installed and working:
KXV3 interface
KTCX03 TXCO
KAT3 Auto Antenna Tuner
KBPF3 General Coverage RX Option
KRX3 Sub-receiver Option
KPA3 100 Watt Amplifier
PR-6 6 meter Receive Preamplifier
Filters: all slots in the main RX are filled. Standard 2.7 kHz in the Sub-receiver
6 kHz
2.7 kHz
1.8 kHz
500 Hz
200 Hz
Radio will also come with the RS232 to USB cable to connect it to your computer, and considerable documentation. I have used this radio on CW and it is amazing.
Asking: $2100

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