The invitations (4/24/17, 5/1/17, 5/8/17) from InTechOpen were to pay the company 1,200 Euros to have a small chapter in "'Post Mortem Examination and Autopsy - From Death Scene to Laboratory Analysis,' edited by Dr. Kamil Hakan Dogan." Dr. Dogan also edits the Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases and Diagnosis for the disreputable OMICS International. That InTech finds it necessary to write the following description of "death scene and autopsy" for would-be authors is odd:
InTechOpen was on Beall's list of predatory publishers. The website www.intechopen.com is not registered to its founders. Instead, they use a proxy company in Arizona, obscuring their identities. The email came from Teo Kos, from InTechOpen Publishing Process Manager, email@example.com, +385 (51) 770 447, Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia.
Other reports indicate that InTechOpen is another name for the venture known as InTech or Sciyo that had a serious reputation problem. See
⊡ http://retractionwatch.com/2013/10/17/fallout-from-sciences-publisher-sting-journal-closes-in-croatia/In 2016, Sage Publishing, an Indian company, purchased five of Intechopen's journals.
Sent: 5/8/17, 5/14/17
Dear Dr. Kaye
I just wanted to check in with you regarding the book project on "Post Mortem Examination and Autopsy - From Death Scene to Laboratory Analysis" edited by Dr. Kamil Hakan Dogan. If there is anything I can help with, like answer any questions, or provide some additional information, please let me know. I hope to hear from you soon,
Teo Kos, from InTechOpen, Publishing Process Manager, http://www.intechopen.com/, +385 (51) 770 447, Janeza Trdine 9, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
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