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Srini Venkataraman
United States
Local time: 13:29
Member (2012)
Tamil to English
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Aug 20, 2013

Fresh in my inbox: details are as follows
"Good Morning to you and am Joan Barnett
Writer,Editor and Proofreader is needed urgently...the document attach to this mail and let me know if you can edit it also if you are translator let me know if you can translate it.
So get back to me if you are available and i will like you review the document attach and let me know how much you charge per page or words. I will be waiting till i hear back from you.
Kind Regards,
Joan Barnett
202 Tours Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
Telltale clues:
1. No mention of language.
2.The attached doc found to belong to an Indian company
3. Spokeo shows a Joan Barnett in Baton Rouge, LA and not Lafayette, about 40 years old
On responding , the reply received is again full of clues
Thanks for your swift response and i want you to edit and rewrite the document also let me know the total price so send me your name and address with phone number where the check will be mail to and i need it back in 21 days.The document is to create more awareness on STD and AIDS among teenager so target audience is teenagers, awaits your mail.
Kind Regards.


Julia Mendoza
Local time: 11:29
English to Spanish
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related to this Aug 22, 2013

I also received this solicitation. I replied with my rates for editing and for translating to Spanish. She replied the same thing to me but for the translation only.


Thayenga  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:29
Member (2009)
English to German
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Type of service Aug 22, 2013

This is quite an interesting email.

If you are a translator...
If you are an editor....
If you are a proof-reader...

It would be interesting to learn to which kind of service providers she had sent the email.
A mechanic, maybe? icon_biggrin.gif


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