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Obvious scam - can be a virus
Thread poster: Arina Evtikhova

Arina Evtikhova  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 20:58
English to Russian
+ ...
Apr 11, 2011

Hi all,

I got this "translation inquiry" today, each line of which screams of being a scam:

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from tulsanaservices@gmail.com
subject Need your help in a 20 page Translation project
Hello,

I hope you are doing great.

I just came across your profile over the net where you have mentioned your expertise in Online Translation Jobs.

I would like to hire yo
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Hi all,

I got this "translation inquiry" today, each line of which screams of being a scam:

**
from tulsanaservices@gmail.com
subject Need your help in a 20 page Translation project
Hello,

I hope you are doing great.

I just came across your profile over the net where you have mentioned your expertise in Online Translation Jobs.

I would like to hire you for a 20 page translation project which worth more than $400.

If you are interested just apply your bid on the below project link,

http://is.gd/jD8cL3

I will give you more details, once find your bid on my project.

Waiting for your response,

Lily Morris,
Senior Editor,
Mckinsley Publication, CA
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The only thing I don't get is how does this one work?
Naturally, I didn't follow the link thinking it might be a virus. Has anybody encountered it before?
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Walter Landesman  Identity Verified
Uruguay
Local time: 15:58
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
+ ...
scam Apr 11, 2011

All the typical scam features. Maybe worse. Do no click on those links. Do not reply.

Just delete it and move on.


 

Tom├ís Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 20:58
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
+ ...
Delete and forget! Apr 12, 2011

Thanks for posting about it.

 


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