Funny scammer doaa khamis [doaa@btdic.com]
Thread poster: José Manuel Lozano

José Manuel Lozano
Local time: 15:03
English to Spanish
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Apr 26, 2016

I received this e-mail today:

"De: doaa khamis [mailto:doaa@btdic.com]
Enviado el: martes, 26 de abril de 2016 10:35
Para: undisclosed-recipients:
Asunto: translation (EN>ES)

Hello translator.
I hope you are doing well,
First of all thank you for sharing your details.

We would like to propose you a project on the patents field. This for a long-term project on the patents field.

It is a patent for translation (E
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I received this e-mail today:

"De: doaa khamis [mailto:doaa@btdic.com]
Enviado el: martes, 26 de abril de 2016 10:35
Para: undisclosed-recipients:
Asunto: translation (EN>ES)

Hello translator.
I hope you are doing well,
First of all thank you for sharing your details.

We would like to propose you a project on the patents field. This for a long-term project on the patents field.

It is a patent for translation (EN>ES) with around 30.000 words for the 03th May 2016, 14h. I will pay you 350 USD

Instructions are as follows:

[...]"

I found it really funny. 350 USD for 30.000 words. And nothing less than a patent. Actually, there was no need to search the name on google to realize that he is a scammer but I did it anyway... and, of course, it appears on http://www.translator-scammers.com/
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Paulinho Fonseca  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 10:03
Member (2011)
English to Portuguese
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That some kind of an offer. Apr 26, 2016

The communication flow and the amount offered is a thing. This is quite intriguing, not to say weird. If he or she is trying to scam someone, the offer should be at least attractive.


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