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Thread poster: xxxJon Zuber
xxxJon Zuber
Spanish to English
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Feb 28, 2002

I just got this today:



You have been sent a message via your ProZ.com page.

Author: Pazuri

Author\'s profile: http://www.proz.com/translator/23025

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Please, visit www.thepolyglots.com for your benefit



Did anyone else? I find it absolutely unacceptable for a member to spam others. Opinions?


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Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO)
Local time: 15:09
German to English
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Unacceptable Mar 1, 2002

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On 2002-02-28 20:25, Jon Zuber wrote:

I just got this today:



You have been sent a message via your ProZ.com page.

Author: Pazuri

Author\'s profile: http://www.proz.com/translator/23025

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Please, visit www.thepolyglots.com for your benefit



Did anyone else? I find it absolutely unacceptable for a member to spam others. Opinions?





Yes, it is unacceptable, especially because that member\'s profile is empty (it was probably set up for that specific purpose). Send a support request and report this member.

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Geraldine Oudin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Japanese to French
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I love you Aug 20, 2009

Here is what I got today in a PM from an existing member I don't know at all:

hi my love i love you pls send me email in this email
rita.lwal@yahoo.co.uk

No comment.


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Katalin Horváth McClure  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:09
Member (2002)
English to Hungarian
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Report it in a support request Aug 20, 2009

Staff will delete the account.

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Geraldine Oudin  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Japanese to French
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Reported Aug 20, 2009

I have reported similar spams/scams, accounts are not deleted to this day.

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Jared Tabor
Local time: 17:09
SITE STAFF
I don't see any support requests on this or similar from you Aug 20, 2009

Hello France-Japon,

I do not see any previous or current support requests from you reporting spam. Spam reports are taken seriously by staff, and, when reported, appropriate action is taken.

Note that you do not even need to take the time to submit a support request on this type of abuse. In emails sent to you through your profile, there will be a "Report spam" link at the bottom. Clicking on this link will automatically generate a support request in your name which contains all the information staff need to take action.

Best regards,

Jared


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Siobhan Schoonhoff-Reilly  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 21:09
Dutch to English
Emails received from my own email address Jan 14, 2010

Today, I received several emails from myself (!) offering me jobs, loans and all sorts of other rubbish. This, I believe, is called 'email spoofing' and is extremely infuriating, not only to myself but also to others that may know me and receive such emails. Does anyone out there know how to put a stop to it?

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