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Alarm raised over massive identity scam targeting professional translators

A new job matching platform is under fire.

A newly-launched job matching website for professional translators has come under scrutiny for posting the names and rates of thousands of translators without their consent or knowledge.

According to a report by Marion Marking on Slator, a number of translators discovered that their details have been posted on, which stands for Alliance of Applied Translators and Interpreters International.

"A number of translators discovered their names and details on the AATII database despite never having signed up to it. What’s more, AATII quoted a per-word rate these translators never agreed to according to their understandably irate postings in fora," the report said.

Read the full report here.

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