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 [Sticky] SCAM ALERT: Freelancers and agencies, please beware of a scammer impersonating real translators    ( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11... 12)
Lucia Leszinsky
SITE STAFF
Aug 8, 2012
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Mirko Mainardi
Aug 5, 2017
 [Sticky] Some tools for detecting scams and risk management
Jared Tabor
SITE STAFF
May 3, 2011
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 Potential scam, problem, or ignorant?
MollyRose
Nov 10
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jyuan_us
Nov 14
 Potential scammer
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Thayenga
Nov 12
 Scam warning - David Wilson
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 How can I choose the real clients?
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 Unsolicited services offers
jmleger
Nov 5
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 Fighting scammers: proposing a simple trick?    ( 1, 2... 3)
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 Scam from cole65270@gmail.com (aka terry cole) sent thru PROZ.com network    ( 1... 2)
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 Fake messages are sent from ProZ.com under my name with reference to a fake domain    ( 1... 2)
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 Contacted by a non-registered person -- is this a scam or not?    ( 1, 2... 3)
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 Scammer (FAKE Ekaterina Sadikova, ABBYY LS & Traktat United Company, abbyy@linVGo.ru)
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 Any doubt in anyone's mind about this one?
K_E_B
Oct 23
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K_E_B
Oct 24
 Likely "prepayment" scam (source material was published several years ago)    ( 1... 2)
jm2470
Sep 19
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 Beware of a new "student" scam!    ( 1, 2, 3, 4... 5)
Gudrun Wolfrath
Sep 21, 2011
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 Translation job with 50% advance payment (check) and more than a month to translate: is this a scam?    ( 1... 2)
cicconella
Aug 9, 2011
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 Discerning between a scam and a legitimate new outsourcer
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 Is this a scam?
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 “Handersonn Jones”
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 Is this a scam?
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 Possible scam attempt
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 24Translate.net. Reliable company?    ( 1... 2)
Gemma Cuni Vidal
Apr 8, 2014
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 Possible scam alert    ( 1... 2)
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 Fresh new scam - Loredana Maxen (bhtranslationworld.com - reincarnation of Languagemet)    ( 1... 2)
Liviu-Lee Roth
Jun 24, 2016
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 This sounds a bit fishy (cashier check or bank certified check proposed for payment)    ( 1... 2)
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 Scam involving collecting account information
Lota
Sep 18
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Lota
Sep 18
 Did you receive this invitation?..it sounds strange to me    ( 1... 2)
Elena Aclasto
Jun 8, 2016
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 http://homeworktranslationjobs.com/ is it real or another scam?
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jyuan_us
Sep 11
 Inclusive-format topic: There is an apparent scammer trying to "contract" translators
Rodamir
Sep 9
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 Scam: THREAT
writeaway
Jul 22
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 Possible SCAM: visa application company
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 What do you reckon - smells bad?    ( 1... 2)
Sian Cooper
Aug 24, 2015
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 Beware of quote requests like this one
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 How to report a fraud message through Proz.com from non member?
Roy Oestensen
Aug 7, 2015
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 Old Scam newly active on ProZ.com
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CLNR
Jul 27
 Possible harvesting of CVs: I got a feeling.....    ( 1... 2)
Eric CM
Sep 13, 2014
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 Duped by a scammer
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 Translation scam by fake id
Kamran Nadeem
Dec 18, 2012
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 Have you had this experience? (Staff: "Wallet lost abroad" scam)
YukoShiino
Jan 20, 2012
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 Warning! Emails coming from "info101translations@gmail.com" are not from 101translations
101translations
Jun 9, 2017
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Lian Pang
May 18
 ProZ chat scam?    ( 1... 2)
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 SCAM ALERT
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Natalie
May 12
 Possible scammer emailing via holly@legacymgt.net, with Proz.com profile @ proz.com/profile/2541908    ( 1, 2... 3)
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etienne75
May 11
 Languagemet    ( 1, 2, 3... 4)
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 New form of Internet Scam. Be on the look.
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 Beware with Philippe Ballesio and Rosalie Lai Ballesio
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 Two new thieves: Dave GRAHAM and Thom WEST
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 LANGUAGE LESSONS - Smells fishy    ( 1... 2)
Gudrun Wolfrath
Oct 17, 2013
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 ronitarronitar threat
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 If it looks like a scam, quacks like a scam...
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