Job posting: Dental Manufacturing 819 words - UPDATE
Thread poster: virginia1
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English to Italian
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Oct 18, 2009


I need some advice on a translation job (EN>IT) I have recently completed.
I have answered to a job ad posted on another site. It was a private posting.
I'm sure it's the same job posted recently on under the title 'Dental manufacturing'. Even the word count is the same. The contact name was different and the job was supposed to be for a Spanish dental clinic but they don't know this person and claim they never requested a translation. I even got a PO which I signed and sent back by email. I have completed the job within the deadline (I have worked until 2 am as the job was needed by 8am the following morning). After I sent the job though I haven't heard from this person again. I've sent an email to ask if everything was fine and asked to confirm safe reception of all documentation. Nothing.

I found out that the person who posted the job on is also the author of the source text I have translated. He obviously is the real customer (not the Spanish clinic).
I suspect that some translator on accepted the job and then stole my translation.
I think will contact the real customer.. What do you think? I've never come across a similar situation.

Please let me have your feedback.
Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance

[Edited at 2009-10-18 14:28 GMT]

[Edited at 2009-10-19 10:25 GMT]

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