Attention! French to Italian scam
Thread poster: Angie Garbarino

Angie Garbarino  Identity Verified
Member (2003)
French to Italian
+ ...
Aug 7, 2012

Dear all

This was a job posted on Proz which I bid, job was http://www.proz.com/job/678020

I bid and got this reply today, strange enough, other than offering a check, she writes in English, (for a French to Italian job)?? Never happened when the poster is French.

Hello Angie,

Thanks for your response.Sorry i reply late,am sick and out of town.
I have checked your quote and i am pleased to tell you that i choose
you to work on the project for we are in between a new business.I am a
Private investor who work with local and few foreign business on short
time business. 50% Part payment will be issued by check out with
balance afte completion of the text

Here is my Address for invoice

Here is my Address for invoice
xxxxxx
xxxxxx
Let me have your information for payment.

Name.
Address
City
Country


I hope we can come to term for success of this project. Thank you

Let me have your information for payment.

Name.
Address
City
Country


I hope we can come to term for success of this project.


Poor scammers they are often soooo sick... Fortunately they have not my phone number nor my address

Angie

Edit:(waiting Enrique or Alejandro for disclosing details)


[Edited at 2012-08-07 10:33 GMT]


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 18:07
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
The address exists Aug 7, 2012

but it was probably stolen (http://www.pagesjaunes.fr/pagesblanches/r/marie-therese.louis)...

 

Angie Garbarino  Identity Verified
Member (2003)
French to Italian
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Teresa Aug 7, 2012

In this case, just to be sure I am deleting the details waiting for Enrique's or Alejandro's advice

Thanks a lot!

[Edited at 2012-08-07 12:19 GMT]


 

Enrique Cavalitto  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 14:07
Member (2006)
English to Spanish
Scam alert message was sent Aug 7, 2012

Thanks Angio,

A scam alert report was posted on this (and another) case.

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Regards,
Enrique


 


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