Scam impersonating legitimate agency
Thread poster: Lilian Fuentes

Lilian Fuentes
Ireland
Local time: 13:18
Spanish to Portuguese
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Nov 17, 2017

Hi Guys,

I got scammed by someone claiming to work for Welocalize in the name of Lauren Southers.

Please be aware!


 

Katherine Zei  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 08:18
Italian to English
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Thanks so much! Nov 17, 2017

Oh wow, I _just_ saw something from them, thank you for the warning. All the best, KZ

 

Lilian Fuentes
Ireland
Local time: 13:18
Spanish to Portuguese
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TOPIC STARTER
You're welcome Nov 17, 2017

Police is investigating. Their real name is abctranslating, I just found out. I guess I let the police solve the problem. They have bad English in their emails. They might try to use another agency name next time.

 

Lilian Fuentes
Ireland
Local time: 13:18
Spanish to Portuguese
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
You're welcome Nov 17, 2017

Where did you see their ad Katherine?


Katherine Zei wrote:
Oh wow, I _just_ saw something from them, thank you for the warning. All the best, KZ


 

Katherine Zei  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 08:18
Italian to English
+ ...
Sorry for the late reply Jan 19, 2018

They sent me an email asking if I was free to translate something for them.

 


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