Fraudulent outsourcer with a new name
Thread poster: Maria Ramon

Maria Ramon  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 12:28
Dutch to English
+ ...
Feb 2, 2010

I received an e-mail this morning. It contains the same text as they usually do. The fraud used the legitimate name from a legitimate agency which shows an excellent rating on the Blue Board.

The e-mail shows an address in another country; the legitimate agency is in the USA.

I am posting this to warn other translators.


New Project - En > DutchTuesday, February 2, 2010 12:00 AM

Dear Translators,

We have a project for dutch translation.

The subject matter is degree certificates and reference letter to be translated into Dutch around 10-11 pages.

Deadline is today and we will pay $0.04 per word for this.

Please confirm the receipt and advice if you are interested and available for this.

Thanks and Regards
xxxxx

[Edited at 2010-02-02 15:26 GMT]

[Edited at 2010-02-02 15:28 GMT]


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