Someone else is using my CV
Thread poster: Patti Maselli

Patti Maselli  Identity Verified
Martinique
Local time: 18:56
Member (2013)
French to English
Jul 17, 2013

I received an e-mail this morning from an editor and database manager from a company which specializes in medical translation and linguistic validation. She informed me that she received an e-mail from a translation agency that is using my CV but under another name. I knew that there was a risk when I put my CV on my profile, but I was wondering what you think about this. Thank you for any feedback you can offer.

PS Hoya Saxa to the thief!

[Edited at 2013-07-17 15:20 GMT]


 

neilmac  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 00:56
Spanish to English
+ ...
It must be good then Jul 17, 2013

"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery". At least now you know about it, and that somebody out there thinks your CV is worth pinching.

More seriously though, given that this is a clear case of identity theft, perhaps the editor would be prepared to tell you whose name it was tendered in? That way we might be able to identify the culprits.


 

LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:56
Russian to English
+ ...
Hopefully they will send you the payment Jul 17, 2013

as well. You should definitely report it -- first to the company which sent it somewhere.

 

Patti Maselli  Identity Verified
Martinique
Local time: 18:56
Member (2013)
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
I have the name Jul 17, 2013

I didn't know if I should include the name, but now that you ask, my CV is being used under the name Cécile Mallory and her e-mail address is c.mallory221@gmail.com.

[Edited at 2013-07-17 16:24 GMT]


 

Recep Kurt  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 01:56
Member (2011)
English to Turkish
+ ...
List of translation scammers' emails Jul 18, 2013

http://www.jrdias.com/PDF/SCAMMERS_EMAILS.txt

There are quite a few scammer addresses listed there, might be useful to put them in your "black lists"...

[Edited at 2013-07-18 08:12 GMT]


 

Patti Maselli  Identity Verified
Martinique
Local time: 18:56
Member (2013)
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you all Jul 18, 2013

Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!

 


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