Predatory publishers are sneaky and can deceive even the most experienced academics.
If you have unknowingly submitted an article for publication to a predatory journal, there are a number of ways to deal with this situation including:
Case scenario #2 in the article below describes the experience and actions of a Professor and their colleagues, who submitted a manuscript to a journal, not realising it was a predatory journal.
Ferris, L. E., & Winker, M. A. (2017). Ethical issues in publishing in predatory journals. Biochemia Medica, 27(2), 279–284. http://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030
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