Enchanted with love and interest from mirabellove001@yahoo.com
Thread poster: xxxsonjaswenson

xxxsonjaswenson  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 17:33
Spanish to English
+ ...
Jan 19, 2013

I received the following email via Proz last night-

You have been sent a message via ProZ.com.
Author: mirabellove Author's Profile: http://www.proz.com/profile/1711931
Author's IP address: 41.82.172.65
-----------

I became enchanted with love and interest after had seen
your profile.Have my Email i.d:
(realluvonlyu@hotmail.com),through it:My personality will be
known to you.Thanks.
yours lovely
MIRABEL



The sender was mirabellove001@yahoo.com

Either someone has been hacked or there is a strange new scam targeting lovelorn translators and interpreters going on.

Sonja


 

liviu roth
United States
Local time: 18:33
Romanian to English
+ ...
somebody fell in love with me !!!!???? Jan 19, 2013

Although this seems to be more a spam than a scam, it reached me via Proz.

From mirabellove001@YAHOO.COM

You have been sent a message via ProZ.com.
Author: mirabellove
Author's Profile: http://www.proz.com/profile/1711931
Author's IP address: 41.82.172.65
-----------

I became enchanted with love and interest after had seen
your profile.Have my Email i.d:

(realluvonlyu@hotmail.com),through it:My personality will be
known to you.Thanks.
yours lovely
MIRABEL

At my age of 60 I am aware that I am very handsome and attractive to young ladies but I do not expect them to contact me though Proz.icon_smile.gif))

Lee


 

Enrique Cavalitto  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 19:33
Member (2006)
English to Spanish
Dating scam Jan 19, 2013

Nothing new here, this is the classic dating scam that is usually filtered out by our systems, but sometimes they find a way through the filters. Actions have been taken in this case.

Regards,
Enrique


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 00:33
Member (2009)
English to German
+ ...
Awww Jan 20, 2013

lee roth wrote:

Although this seems to be more a spam than a scam, it reached me via Proz.

From mirabellove001@YAHOO.COM

You have been sent a message via ProZ.com.
Author: mirabellove
Author's Profile: http://www.proz.com/profile/1711931
Author's IP address: 41.82.172.65
-----------

I became enchanted with love and interest after had seen
your profile.Have my Email i.d:

(realluvonlyu@hotmail.com),through it:My personality will be
known to you.Thanks.
yours lovely
MIRABEL

At my age of 60 I am aware that I am very handsome and attractive to young ladies but I do not expect them to contact me though Proz.icon_smile.gif))

Lee



Don't worry, be happy that she fell in love with you so much as to contact you via ProZ. icon_biggrin.gif


 

Julian Holmes  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 07:33
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
Which kind of "pro"? Jan 20, 2013

Thayenga wrote:
Don't worry, be happy that she fell in love with you so much as to contact you via ProZ. icon_biggrin.gif


Um, did this person confuse "Proz" which the other old profession? icon_biggrin.gif

Nevertheless @Lee, I envy you for being propositioned. Doesn't happen to me a lot these days. icon_frown.gif


 

liviu roth
United States
Local time: 18:33
Romanian to English
+ ...
permission :-D ! Jan 20, 2013

Julian Holmes wrote:


Nevertheless @Lee, I envy you for being propositioned. Doesn't happen to me a lot these days. icon_frown.gif


Dear Julian,

You have my permission to contact her by e-mail.icon_biggrin.gif


Best,
Lee


 

Elena Pavan  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:33
Member (2005)
French to Italian
+ ...
Same for me Jan 21, 2013

I received the same message yesterday.
Looks like this person falls in love very easily with our profiles!!!


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 00:33
Member (2009)
English to German
+ ...
Awww... again Jan 21, 2013

Julian Holmes wrote:

Thayenga wrote:
Don't worry, be happy that she fell in love with you so much as to contact you via ProZ. icon_biggrin.gif


Um, did this person confuse "Proz" which the other old profession? icon_biggrin.gif

Nevertheless @Lee, I envy you for being propositioned. Doesn't happen to me a lot these days. icon_frown.gif


Don't cry, Julian. It can happen to you sooner than you think. And Lee has already taken care of it, too.icon_biggrin.gif


 


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