same traveler checks scam AGAIN!
Thread poster: Bureau Babel - Bérengère Brulebois

Bureau Babel - Bérengère Brulebois
Germany
French to German
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Jun 21, 2011

Hello,
i answered yesterday to a job post "German to French", posted on June 18th here on ProZ and got exactly the same email back as the last time:

Hello,

My Name is XXX,Am out of town to Sweden,I appreciate the time you take out to send your write up.I will be coming to France in 2weeks.I need translator to translate up to 17300 source of words for me from German into French of marketing document.I agree with your quote 0.10euro/word.Part payment will be issued out before commencement of work for i do understand it is necessary since we working online.

Your information is need for background check, please send in this information:

FULL NAME:
CONTACT ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP-CODE:
VALID PHONE:
MOBILE NUMBER:
HOURS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Best Regards

I know for a fact that it is a traveller check scammer!!!!
If you got the same, please do not fall for it.

Best Regards

Bérengère


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Farzad Akmali  Identity Verified
Member
English to Farsi (Persian)
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The stereotype sentence in such scams (it is necessary since we working online)! Jun 21, 2011

Hi,


I have seen the sentence "Part payment will be issued out before commencement of work for i do understand it is necessary since we working online" in such scams! and it makes me think about it!

I think the scammers have to change their strategies and body of their mails!


Best,


Farzad


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Kailing Huang  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:31
Chinese to English
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Thanks! Jul 5, 2011

Haven't bumped into one of these yet... but thanks so much for the warning! Cheers.

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#JuliaC#  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:31
German to Italian
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When wil this guy finally come back from Sweden?? :-) Jul 5, 2011

Take a look at this I received some time ago... it is exactly the same!!

http://www.proz.com/forum/scams/200587-seems_to_me_like_a_genuine_scam_part_payment_will_be_issued_out_before_commencement_of_work.html


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Bureau Babel - Bérengère Brulebois
Germany
French to German
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TOPIC STARTER
no fantasy Jul 5, 2011

they don't even bother to write a new text!!!!!!!!!
they really think we are stupid...
I got this kind of mail twice already.


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