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not paying the translator or freelancer.
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should work in Hollywood with their slimmy
"oh I am very so sorry for the inconvenience BS!"
Oh I have not received payment from the client
and as soon as I receive, I will pay you!
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will get a job without an upfront payment?
Then, tell the translator that
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that refuse to pay or
perhaps slipped their mind
on who they
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These are the most common and louzy excuses
The following excuses are:
1.) Do not answer phone calls
(hide behind voice mail)
2.) Hide behind the monitor.
3) Pay via paypal, get the service, are
satisfied and then turn around and place a
charge back with a lousy excuse that the charge was
4) Make their own conclusions and set justice with
their own hands.
5) Never reply to email messages in
regards to the matter.
6) "Oh I need to wait the client pay me
so I can pay you bullshit.
7.) "Oh! We only pay within 90 days bullshit!"
8) "Oh! we do not use paypal, can you accept a "Check"?
(do you really believe that?)
only issue checks that
bounces whenever one deposit, or even
"stew" you to believe that the check was indeed mailed.
7) All the imaginable "Oh!" I am very so sorry Bullshit
one can imagine
Translation agencies to believe all translators
are stupids or idiots
8) Shabby business practices on hold funds from customers
and releasing them at their own convenience.
Wepay.com will tell you
that you are prone for issues! Bunch of bullshit!
9)Paypal is the worse online payment system!
Do a google search
on paypal customer complaints.
10) One-way right. Customer is very powerful, and
invincible, and always "right" behind
a computer screen or telephone with
irrational and uneducated manners.
Today's client/translation agencies winners
that are on the top
of lousy excuses for not paying or
come up with a Hollywood style story for not paying
the hard earned translator and steal intellectual
As of March 14th, 2017
Our Top Oscar Scammer or Irrational Individual Winners for 2017 are:
Craftsman Translation Studio (Zita)
AB Traduklalia Carlos Isidro
Pearl Linguistics Ltd
2nd Floor, Moorfoot House Meridian Gate 222 Marshall Wall Isle of Dogos
London E149FJ United Kingdom
Karin Lefevre AKA: Karin Chapelle
connected to: http://www.translationssouthafrica.co.za/ http://frenchtranslations.co.za/,
Karin needs to pay the translators in full and not in installments whenever she feels like it. Pay
who you owe!
So, Karin, what is your lousy fuckin excuse now? Let's guess: Oh! the Client didnt paid me,
the check is in the mail, oh! something wrong with my bank account, Oh! My pen ran out of
ink and I cannot sign the check, Oh I am full of shit!
Global US Translation
Owe several hundreds of dollars to a translator
Business Translation Agency
Owe several hundred dollars to a translator. They are located in Timisoara, Romania.
Scammer name: Cris Oancea
Lingual Consultancy Services PVT Ltd
Scammer name: Bhupen Gogoi
Owe several hundred dollars to a translator. This agency is located in India.
Owe several hundred dollars to a translator. This agency is located in Valencia, Spain.
Berlin Translate, Berlin Germany
Owe several hundred dollars to a translator. This agency is located in Germany.
Languages Unlimited, Florida
Owe several hundred dollars to a translator. This agency is located in Florida.
Ana Cecilia Maria de Camargo Andrade AKA: Ana Camargo
or Ana Cecilia de Carmargo Andrade Holdefher
She hired translation services. Customer received the translation via email. Customer complained.
The translation was edited 3 times. Customer took time to reply. Customer decided to charge back.
Customer stole intellectual property by charging back and keeping the translation for personal gain.
Exercise caution when dealing with Ana Cecilia de Carmargo Andrade Holdefher. She is a 1st Class
scammer. Exercise caution!
El Dorado Hills Apartments, Tierra Santa, San Diego
Be careful when renting property at El Dorado Hills. If you pay rent late, they will be
harassing tenant by placing eviction notices at your door despite paying the late fee. If you settle
an eviction notice once, you cannot get another one or have a chance to settle it. The manager,
Jonathan Herbert does have an attitude by saying: "Oh! There is no special treatment!"
Seems like you are doing him a favor! They forget that the tenant signs his paycheck. No wonder
it is vacant!
You can open the account and start invoicing customers. Then, they will hold your funds for
a week. By then, you will find out that they have NAB who funds the transaction
investigating your charges. By then, they will turn around, decline to fund and close the account
without notifying the customer account holder. They will ask you a ton of stuff and
take their sweet time. The only way to contact them is placing a phone call. They do not reply to
email messages. Thus, leaving you in the COLD! This one here should be closed now.
250 Stephenson Hwy
Troy MI 48083Stay away from them. They will stew around for more than a week to turn around and come up
with some bullshit story, hold your funds, to tell you that they will not fund you because
some charges were made with an overseas credit card and pose a risk. The person involved is
Candice Cross. NAB funds Paysimple.com Exercise caution when doing business with them.
Flagship Merchant Services
Stay away from them!
Their support is terrible and if you have any chargeback,
they will hold your funds for 90 to 180 days!
They do not care for their customers at all!
The customer account representative Brittany Stephenson will say: Oh! I will do
everything on my power to expedite your issue! A bunch of lies because Ipayment
funds the customers and not Flagship. Therefore, be careful who you do business with.
Stay away from them!
They will hold your funds for 90 to 180 days!
they do not care for their customers at all! Its been 2 weeks and still holding the funds
or refunding the customer's credit card. Ken Mejes from ipayment takes forever to reply
to emails or even returning phone calls. He is very sneaky. He will call you or email at
4:54pm so he leaves at 5pm and when you return the call, he is gone until 9AM next
day. Just stalling the process. Very sneaky folks....
Stay away from these folks at all cost!
make your life miserable when trying to collect a payment online or at a western union
One cannot understand a word over the phone. They seem
to be from somewhere in North Afrika! Treat customer like stupid.
Fernanda Martinelly Assis Costa
AKA "Nanda Costa" or Fernanda Costa
(Irrational and uneducated individual)
Fernando Peres Fraga
(Stay Away from them!
never support loyal customer)
(Stay Away from Them!)
Never support loyal customer. Prone bullshit wording. Thinking customer is stupid.
One Hour Translation, Cyprus
One Hour Translation, New York
Cathy Zagar (Exercise Caution)
Catherine Zagar (Exercise Caution)
Monica de Assis Carvalho (Exercise Caution)
Prof. Roberto Marco Alvarez de Blanco
(IE Business School)
(Biggest Crook in the World)
Charles Whitman Curtis
(1st Class Online Scammer)
(1st Class Online Scammer)
(1st Class Online Scammer)
(1st Class Online Scammer)
Legal Translator Network Corp
(Boca Raton, Florida)
(1st Class Online Scammer)
IRU Language and Translation Service - Houston
Grupo Traddux Traducoes
Fone: (51) 3279-8290 - Cel: (51) 8498-7482 (51) 8245-5584
Stealing intellectual Online Property without prior express
permission for business profit gain since February 2014. Excercise caution when doing
business with someone that steals digital intellectual property.
Upon removal of stolen intellectual property, this post will be removed.
Having to wait more than 24 hours to speak with a Financial Aid Manager.
When you call the main number and speak with someone that you need to talk
to a manager, they tell you that they will send a message to the manager.
Apparently, it seems to be a one man or woman operation.
Walden University Financial Aid Department is a total mystery as
to when student's refund are actually released. They must be collecting a good
interest telling students that there is a 14 days waiting period to release the refund.
It takes forever to receive a reply via email.
Yet, they are swift in removing anything to
do with scheduled disbursements. Try to speak or contact Walden Financial Aid Director?
You won't! The only thing Walden University is good is when you owe them money.
Their collection efforts are quick, they will call you! Can you imagine this? Is this customer
service? Nobody at Walden University can tell you when your student refund will
be releases, not the Walden Financial Aid Department, Walden Refunds Department,
Walden Bursar Office but they sure know when the money comes in and
hold the funds at their convenience and make interest of your student loan.
Try to speak with someone to assist you with your issue? They give you the runaround.
What bank they do business with?
They think that customer is stupid or came in the US on
a loaded truck of watermelons. There is no way that whoever they bank with to deposit funds
are in the United States. They tell you that the funds are wired, but they never tell when
it will be credited to your designated checking or savings account.
and no one can tell you that. They blame the receiving bank. Their bank is not in the US base
on evidence presented for 12 months.
Merchant One | 524 Arthur Godfrey Road, 3rd Floor | Miami Beach, FL 33140 e: firstname.lastname@example.org | p: 1.855.828.9929
Travel Logde. La Mesa, California
They tell you that the deposit will be credited into your card within one hour.
It has been over 48 hours and no room deposited credited into the account.
They keep telling to call the bank. Bunch of Bullshit ! Some receptionist treat customer like you owe
them a favor. They forget that guest customer keeps him employed.
Travelodge La Mesa CA
7911 University Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91941 US
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