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I just wanted to share this with you gentleman as it effects us all. We just received a phone call from another SOT in regards to a gun we have for sale here. A scammer, we didn't know it was a scammer at the time, had contacted us in regards to the gun, we sent a redacted copy of the form 4, which was forwarded to the potential buyer Through the scammer. We exchanged several email regarding the gun with the scammer, he was taking our emails and changing certain information then "forwarding" our emails to the buyer. After several emails and the scammer asking for payment to be sent to MA, even though the form 4 shows us holding the gun in FL, the buyers SOT called us directly to confirm the payment going to MA. This is when both the buyers SOT and us figured out what was going on. 

The sellers SOT and I forwarded each other the emails we received regarding the gun. It was interesting to say the least. 

Stay safe gentleman and confirm your deals before exchanging funds.

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photo is the email address we were being emailed from. This is the email the buyer was being emailed from

 

mailto:slvbookings@gmail.com

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Thank you for taking the time to post up this information, Nobody likes a Scammer!


Dennis Scheid: Owner of NFA Investments and www.investmentguns.com

FFL/SOT Class III (63) Dealer in Portland, OR. Since 2005 

Cell #’s 503-720-2280 or escheid@comcast.net

We specialize in Heckler & Koch weapons, Colt M16’s and Pre 86 Dealer Sample weapons.

All items posted for sale, are in our inventory and NFA items are on Form 3’s ready for transfer.

 

 

 

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It was very strange how the buyer and us were being filtered through a scammer. They are getting sneaky for sure. It is harder to get scammed as the seller in these transactions but this scam was taking our emails, changing information and then sending it to the potential buyer. He was instructing the buyer to send funds to "a little old lady" in MA. Luckily the buyers SOT got our information of the form 4 and called us directly.

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Well Like they say, a fool and his money are soon parted.

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Thanks for posting!  Knowing scammer will be called out helps everyone on the board.

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