Is it a scam
Thread poster: Zeinab Adel
Zeinab Adel
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English to Arabic
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Dec 15, 2011

A a new york-based games company made an advertisement asking for an English-Arabic vice versa translator who would edit transcriptions and leave short audio messages. They accepted me but I suspect that it may be a scam as they do not require experience nor they made me a test. They just asked for an Arabic sample with the English translation. They will pay pay $.02 USD for every word transcribed/translated and $.01USD for every word recorded. I know it is a low rate, but, as an inexperienced translator, it will be good for me. I will work for them as a freelancer from home as I live in Egypt. They sent a hire contact for 30 days. Now , I do not know whether to sign it or not. Can you help me in that?

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