Beware of Scams

A lot of people tell us they've been contacted by scammers claiming to be models on our site

They are lying

If they say they work for us they are lying

The best thing to do if you are contacted by a scammer is do not talk to them AT ALL

Ignore them and they will eventually leave you alone

Do NOT attempt to "bait" them!

These scams have gotten scary sophisticated, and some scammers are working for terrorist organizations

If you talk to scammers, even if you know it is a scam, you are putting yourself at risk

For more information about these scams visit the website Romance Scams

Here is one person's story:

I was contacted and asked to transfer money in order to meet up with a model featured in this site. The person she told me to email claims to be a manager with your company. I am trying to determine whether I've been frauded.

We asked this person for more information (we've kept certain specific details confidential to protect this individual)

I had a membership on [some site], she added me. Then asked me if I had Skype. Asked me to meet up at a hotel but said that because she's a porn star that she has private security and they needed to verify my identity. She's looking for a fuckbuddy. So she asked me for first name last name email address phone number etc. nothing like a bank account numbers or Social Security numbers. Then she asked me to pay [some amount of money] fee to buy a "gate pass" she even said that she doesn't actually make any money off of it that it's just to book the room and handle administrative stuff. I put in my first payment she said he wouldn't let her pay and my gate pass was gonna be [in]active unless I paid another [some amount of money]. At this point I was pretty sure I was being scammed so I tried to be smart and not give her the tracking number until I got to the hotel that way I could get a room number and immediately verify if I was scammed to call and cancel the transfer. She stalled for like a half hour and then by the time I got through to [credit union] my money was gone.

Another email recently received:

"They recently contacted me on Skype. She stated that she was from Canada and live now in Ghana with her grand mother, but want to go to the US. I did not give her my phone# but I did receive a call from Ghana. They ask for money at which time I tell them that I was not going to send anything because I know I am talking to a scammer. I do not know how the so called atty got my cell # but they also hack the crap out of my Skype."

They most likely got the cell number by hacking their Skype.

It's also possible that their computer was hacked, in that case who knows what kind of personal info they could have gotten: logins to online banking, credit card numbers, info that can be used for identity theft etc.

When initial tactics fail, it is common for scammers to resort to blackmail, threats, hacking etc.

This is why it is extremely important to not talk to them at all