For the second time in a week or so I was contacted by fellow operators trying to verify my email address and phone number; because they were lead to believe that I – K5WW – am selling some equipment that they are looking for and are willing to pay good money for it.
I am not selling anything. (at least not at this time)
The scammer is signing his/her emails with my name as listed on QRZ.com, though without the period after my abbreviated first name. The email address used is firstname.lastname@example.org. He/she also keeps making the mistake of putting “best regards’s” (in numerical form) at the end of the email. Not every crook has a brain
Be on the lookout. If anyone wants to verify my identity: my email address is on QRZ.com. And if it’s ever necessary I will happily provide my phone number.
Happy, and safe trading. And Happy New Year!
Erik – K5WW