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My wife has a friend who, together with her husband, are hard working medical professionals here in Spain. She often writes articles for conferences and makes speeches concerning medical research. Sadly, people like her and her husband are the target of unscrupulous scammers who use social-engineering to entice them to help them "publish" their articles and then surprise them with previously-hidden fees. To have published papers is considered a virtue in the academic world; the medical profession is no different.  So when a prestigious looking website contacts you and asks you to write a paper, doctors will naturally want to participate. You need to be careful!  I've written this blog post to highlight this particular company " Scientific Literature LLC"   Who are clearly scammers of the highest order. Here are some quick and easy tips to help you determine if the website is a scam or not. Study the site carefully Most sites will look very profess