Whether you are a translation client or a translation service provider, your identity is at risk of being stolen by translation identity thieves. Stolen client information is used by these scammers to dupe unsuspecting translators into offering services that are not paid for. The scam can go further where the translator loses money and reputation.
For the translators, their stolen identity is used to swindle unsuspecting clients of their money only to be presented with shoddily translated work.
Whether you are a client or a translator, how can you protect your identity against theft by internet scammers?