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Salman Rostami  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:45
Member (2009)
English to Persian (Farsi)
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Nov 21, 2009

Dear All,

Hope you are well. I did a translation job for an Egyptian agency more than two months ago. They were supposed to pay the money after one month but they have not paid me yet! I have sent several official and personal emails to them but no answer has been received.
Checking their profile, I see that they have not paid to another translator.
I have put a negative feedback in their profile. What can I do next?

Kindesr regards,
Salman


 

Peoplesartist  Identity Verified
India
Local time: 02:45
Member (2007)
English to Hindi
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Nothing Nov 21, 2009

Forget that payment.

 

Mohamed Mehenoun  Identity Verified
Algeria
Local time: 22:15
Member (2008)
English to French
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Blacklist the Nov 21, 2009

Hi,

You need to tell the fact to ProZ so that no body else gets robbed the same way.

Cheers,

MoH


 

Salman Rostami  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:45
Member (2009)
English to Persian (Farsi)
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TOPIC STARTER
Yes, Kamta! Nov 21, 2009

I think you are right but I had counted on this payment!

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Thanks,
Salman


 

Salman Rostami  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:45
Member (2009)
English to Persian (Farsi)
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Thank you, Mohamed! Nov 21, 2009

I will inform them right now!

Regards,
Salman


 

Laurent KRAULAND (X)  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 22:15
French to German
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As as general rule Nov 21, 2009

As a general rule, the amounts involved in nonpayment rarely justify hiring a lawyer and going to court. And even then, courts take years and years to settle any cases. Bad / fraudulent outsourcers know this and take advantage of it.

I would recommend checking out each and every outsourcer in depth and asking for advance payment if there is any kind of doubt.

Also, you may want to read the advice offered in this thread: http://www.proz.com/forum/money_matters/151328-another_spanish_agency_unwilling_to_pay.html#1266926

Good luck.

[Edited at 2009-11-21 08:17 GMT]


 

Salman Rostami  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:45
Member (2009)
English to Persian (Farsi)
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Dear Laurent, Nov 21, 2009

Thank you very much for your advice.

It was very helpful.

Kindest regards,
Salman


 


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