Off topic: Strange email asking for a quote - anybody else received it?
Thread poster: juvera

juvera  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:41
English to Hungarian
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Dec 29, 2007

Has anybody received an email in the last few days via their ProZ profile asking for a quote for the translation of a document between 10-50 pages (depending on cost), from English into some other language?

The email I received is from a large city in the US, although the writer doesn't say so. I am reluctant to write about it in detail, but if there are other recipients, this sentence may jog their memory:

"I had to leave everything behind, my home, my friends, my family, my belongings, everything - in exchange for my life."

It would put my mind at ease to know, if this letter was sent to a number of people without discrimination, or to just a few, for a genuine quote.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2007-12-30 15:09]


 

Rita Bilancio  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:41
English to Italian
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did not receive it Dec 30, 2007

but doesn't sound so real. Maybe that's SPAM

[Modificato alle 2007-12-30 10:39]


 

seraalice  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 09:41
Member (2007)
English to Czech
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Don´t think about it Dec 30, 2007

It really sounds strange.

 

madak  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:41
Swedish to English
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Rings a bell Dec 30, 2007

juvera wrote:

"I had to leave everything behind, my home, my friends, my family, my belongings, everything - in exchange for my life."



This line rings a bell, think there was a thread a few days ago. And yes - this had been sent to a number of people.


 


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