Western Union: Why are they allowed to send e-mails?
Thread poster: Maya Fourioti

Maya Fourioti  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 14:16
Member (2010)
English to Greek
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Nov 21, 2011

Good morning to everyboby,

It is the second time in a fortnight I have received e-mails from Mr.X pretending they want to assign jobs in my mother tongue. I definitely got suspicious and checked their Proz.com profile.
http://www.proz.com/?sp=profile&sp_mode=contact&eid_s=1494505 There is only a name, no address no telephone number, no language pairs, just no information. This person is a paying member.
He is a member just to be able to send us e-mails to recruit people for Western Union.
I believe that Proz.com staff should see to this problem because it is not fair to the rest of us.
Beware !

Best Regards


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 13:16
Member (2009)
English to German
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Scam Nov 21, 2011

One option might be to submit a support request to a ProZ.com monitor explaining the issue. To my knowledge, and if this Western Union practice is proven, they can bar this "outsourcer" from using ProZ.com.

 

PROSGR  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 14:16
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Italian to Greek
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This is a scam... Nov 21, 2011

http://www.proz.com/forum/scams/212354-scam_warning:_david_baker_secret_shopper®.html

http://www.proz.com/forum/scams/212354-scam_warning:_david_baker_secret_shopper®.html#1845011

profile has been removed...


 

Maya Fourioti  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 14:16
Member (2010)
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Nov 21, 2011

I have already urged the staff for action.
Thank you!


 

Maya Fourioti  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 14:16
Member (2010)
English to Greek
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Good News Nov 21, 2011



That's good news! Thanks for letting us know.


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 13:16
Member (2009)
English to German
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Thanks! Nov 21, 2011



That's good news. Together we can keep ProZ.com scam-free.icon_smile.gif


 


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