UNDER INVESTIGATION: Are acting and modeling websites taking unfair advantage of people?
For example, is the company called “Explore Talent” (www.exploretalent.com) deserving of the litany of complaints below?
Complaints about Explore Talent:
There are 74 Complaints about Explore Talent at RipoffReport.com: http://www.ripoffreport.com/directory/Explore-Talent.aspx
- “…such a headache as Explore Talent, just don’t bother signing up for the free account, and definitely DO NOT give Explore Talent ANY MONEY! You will regret it later on when they continue to charge you credit card even after you thought you canceled you account… http://www.ripoffreport.com/modeling-talent-agencies/explore-talent/explore-talent-an-obvious-scam-w3bbc.htm
- “They are a scam. They post unpaid (low paid), outdated or phony castings. Every now and then there is a legit casting but they’ve more than likely stole it froanother website. So that is what your monthly fee goes for.” http://www.modelmayhem.com/po.php?thread_id=30397
Information about Explore Talent
Los Angeles, CA
SOS Entity lookups:
CA: No record
NV: No record
NY: No record
MD: No record
MA: No record
Domain name record
3395 S. Jones Blvd #15
Las Vegas, NV 89146 US
Pacer shows two cases in CA, one Lanham Act and one other inter-business dispute. No consumer class actions were found in Pacer under “Explore Talent” or “Prime Sites” as of 3/1/13.
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Is the company called “One Source Talent” (www.onesourcetalent.com) deserving of the litany of complaints below?
Complaints About One Source Talent
- “…I either want a complete refund of my initial downpayment and my monthly fees (equals about $500) or a job.” http://www.complaints.com/2006/december/5/onesource_talent__agency__4202.htm
- “…you def’ly got ripped off!” http://www.complaints.com/2006/december/5/onesource_talent__agency__4202.htm
- “One Source Talent is a huge scam and I advise any aspiring model to look elsewhere to achieve their goals. They suck you in with promises of getting their models signed to huge agencies, or getting them castings and roles in movies for the bargain price of $400 and then a monthly fee to be on their bs website…” here http://www.complaints.com/2006/december/5/onesource_talent__agency__4202.htm
- “…I advise everyone who is reading this and who has any interest in both spending their hard earned money wisely and establishing a professional career in the Arts to STAY AWAY…” here http://www.complaints.com/2006/december/5/onesource_talent__agency__4202.htm
- “…One Source Talent is a huge scam…” http://www.complaintsboard.com/complaints/one-source-talent-new-york-c361811.html?page=2#c1175764
Information about One Source Talent:
One Source Talent
3250 West Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 816- 7900
Other Modeling and Acting Sites: