This is REAL!!! The journal we have been tracking down (Journal of Telecommunications, ISSN 2042-8839, http://sites.google.com/site/journaloftelecommunications/ ) some weeks back since many authors contacted us and inform us that it appears that no review was taking place! All they receive is a registration form some days after they submitted their paper asking them to pay 100 UK Pounds. The journal starts publishing in February 2010.
One of our investigator send them a scigen paper entitled “Towards the Development of Interrupts” and receive after 3 weeks an acceptance email from the journal editor email@example.com informing him that the paper has been accepted for publication in July 2010.
Below is the email received from the journal:
Towards the Development of Interrupts
But note that you will have to format your paper according to the paper template found on the journal website under the page Authors guidelines: http://sites.google.com/site/journaloftelecommunications/authorsguidelines
Please find attached the Paper registration form.
You are requested to print this form, fill in the required information, and send a scan copy of it together with a scan copy of the bank transfer transaction to firstname.lastname@example.org as proof of payment.
The last date of registration is on Wednesday, 14th July 2010 by 18:00 GMT
Please note that you will have to send the copyright agreement form, find a template on the journal website: http://sites.google.com/site/journaloftelecommunications/authorsguidelines
Thanks and Regards,
Journal of Telecommunications.