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Driving Escorts

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How the scam works:

Wanting to make some extra money you start researching possibilities, one day finding an ad from an “employment agency” looking for drivers.

Upon contacting them, they mention your clients will be escorts and you will be paid very well (including a commission, depending on the number of customers the escort has that night or week). You get the whole speech: they are looking for somebody credible, who can also protect and be trusted by the girls. It sounds good – great money, great possibilities, beautiful women, you are in!

The agency is asking the applicants to commit themselves with an up-front deposit of a few hundred dollars. That’s when the scam happens, as the drivers will never receive further instructions and the scammers count on the fact that the applicants will be too embarrassed to go to the authorities to report the scam.

How to avoid:

Well, not much really to say, is there? Firstly, don't get involved in shady practices. Find a legitimate way to make money while driving, maybe even get a cab license.

In the meantime, if you are really looking for a job and seek to make some money until you find the next ideal job, there is a couple of options for employment online:

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There are 26 comments

  • On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, Jimmy wrote:

    Thank you all for putting this info out there. I almost got hooked in. The information you're giving here is spot on. I got all the same bs. Thank you again.

  • On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Boss man wrote:

    I talked to a guy named 'Dave'. He supposedly has been working for 'Fiji Islands Entertainment' for 18 years. The guy is very hurried about you paying the $299 membership fee to join. He tells you on a recording that you will make $37/hr salary plus 0-40 miles $100 41-80 miles, $200 commission. It's all bologna. He had me go to Rite Aid to go to Western Union and transfer my money to an an unidentified account in Brooklyn, New York. I filled out all the information he needed from me except I forgot one step. I realized it was bull when he asked me to put in a no ID test question for the transfer. That's when I knew it was horses ass. I told him it was all set without filling out the no id test question. He called me back about a half hour later telling me that I forgot to fill out the no ID test question (which he wanted me to input team: Red Sox). I told him sure, I'll fix it in which, as I returned to my house, called Western Union to cancel my transfer of $299 to a 'Raimi Towak'. She helped me get my money back but I was not able to get a refund on the $25 transfer fee. Better to lose $25 instead of $324. He called me again after that and was harassing me about how I'm not an honest person and how he hasn't lied to me once since we were on the phone. He said I'm a waste of his time. I got to play along at that point to have a BS conversation about how I'm going to end up a low life and make $500/ week as opposed to $6,000/week driving escorts. Dave was very good at scamming people, I could tell. Luckily I didn't fill out the no ID test question. Orherwise he would have easily accessed the money. I knew it was Crap because he was the only person on the recording, the recruiter to hire me, and the one who supposedly signs people on to start their shifts. I knew if this "13" state Fiji Islands Entertainment was actually a legitimate business, it's quite likely that I would have spoken to at least one different person in the process. So yeah, here is the recording # (860)231-2219, and his recruiting # (602)459-2207. I hope I help someone down the road. Save your time and money

  • On Friday, June 20, 2014, Missy wrote:

    Just got a call from Mike. Different number tho. Same Erotic Entertainment. (213)949 # He asked me if i read about the deposit. I told him i saw nothing about a deposit on the ad. 290$ He said you can go back and check its there. I checked. Nothing about a deposit. Why would you have o pay a deposit to start a legit job. SCAM! I'm not stupid! BEWARE GUYS!

  • On Sunday, March 23, 2014, the axe man wrote:

    When u meet these scumbags...take down there licence plate number....and follow the guy see where he goes...then you can take all his money and crack his fucken head open...make him tell you where the head guy lives...go there wait for him.. when he comes out crack his head open ..throw him in your car...take all his debit cards beat him till he tells you his pin numbers..leave him tied up...go clean out all his accounts. .come back...beat him some more....drive him upstate...tie him to a tree....throw 5 cans of grave on him..leave ...the animals will take good care of him..

  • On Saturday, March 15, 2014, robert wrote:

    this message is for charlieh, any way we can holler,email me at wasetrah724@yahoo.com please as soon as you can. Thank you and have a good night.

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