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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #195 on: December 26, 2011, 05:08:31 PM »
I just wanted to say that I went to a legitimate non-sexual agency (I know as I know one of the girls who worked there)  I almost did as well only, due to the recession, the owner is now insisting that the girls pay her a 200 'training' fee upfront.  Which is quite shocking when you realise how little money the girls make when they first start out. 

(I won't name and shame as they are legit)
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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #196 on: December 26, 2011, 11:08:07 PM »
If they do this, they're a scam now, whatever they did in the past (and I doubt there was ever really much work).

Really legitimate agencies make all their money getting their people work. If they cannot find people enough work - for very understandable reasons in this case - why on earth pay them?

'The Ian formerly known as SW5'. What they said: "Indispensable", "You are our best resource", and (hours later!) "I'm afraid that you're being made redundant..."

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #197 on: December 29, 2011, 06:22:44 PM »
I'd like to raise awareness of another escort agency scam that's started up. Adverts have been posted on Gumtree (Kent) under the banner 'Male Event Staff Wanted'. Knowing how these people operate, I responded to an ad and received the following reply:


Thank you for your interest in the Vacancy, as you can imagine we have had a great volume in response so places are going fast.

We are requesting males to accopmpany our female clients to various events and pay a minimum of 85 per hour, they are only social meetings unless you and the client agree further.

Our clients are exclusive members to our Agency and many are business women from as far as the USA south Africa and France and require the company of well groomed charasmatic gentlemen.

We require a group of males in this area so would be interested to speak with you if this is something you could possibly do?

If so give me a call between offices hours to discuss further.

Many Thanks,
Nick Telford
Regional Director

On all products and services from ValentinoKnights Rest.Ltd the discreet confidentiallity between clients and customers in non prohibited outside of third party agreements. Request may be made from the employer to act impartial to all contact without consent from the customer for their discreet saftey, therfore supplying all confering to be made in private between both parties.


I've deleted the mobile phone number they gave me but edited nothing else. I could find nothing online about "ValentinoKnights Rest.Ltd" and doubt it's a Companies House business. During a phone call discovered this is an outfit taking the usual route of charging upfront fees from men with the assertion that there are many ladies waiting for their services, especially over the New Year! There is a scale of fees from 150 upward, for which you are registered on a website. When asked for the details of this website they declined, saying it was a confidential site only accessible to clients. Yeah, right.

Submission of a photo is recommended for them to determine whether you are a suitable candidate (hah ha) and this is emailed to an 'Alan Valentino'.


Tiny edit by Emily: Fixed italics tags.
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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #198 on: December 29, 2011, 06:27:06 PM »
As ever, anything asking for money upfront, claiming to have work which does not involve providing sexual services to men and the pitching to potential 'escorts' rather than clients is the cast iron proof (if the appalling spelling wasn't enough).

Mrrupert, if you were led to believe that there is any more than maybe one job every couple of years for a straight man wishing to sell sex to women (and about half that if you were looking for 'companionship' work only), you would also do well to read this thread too.
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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #199 on: January 11, 2012, 11:22:54 PM »
Hi everyone

I'm new to the whole escorting scene.

I have been talking to someone from
Escort jobs uk and they seem ligit ... Anyone else had any dealings with th
? Thy charge a fee of 200 start up fee for 12
Month.

They are a no extras company (no sexual contact)

Your opinions would be appreciated

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #200 on: January 11, 2012, 11:41:26 PM »
Someone wiser and more experienced will be along soon but under no circumstances should you pay ANYTHING to an escort agency. 

Bide your time and you will get someone sensible along soon but DONT HAND OVER ANY MONEY TO ANYONE in the interim.

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #201 on: January 11, 2012, 11:54:19 PM »
Hi  Northeastchick!

I'm not really qualified to give personal advice to you, but fortunately (for both of us!) It's all here on this 'bible' for wg's site!'
If you click on 'Search' at the top of the homepage and type in 'The big scam agency thread', you will find damn near everything you will need to know on this subject.
I think it's safe for me to tell you this much tho'... If the agency is asking you for money up front, it's a NO! Agencies will take a commission from the fee received for each client that you see. None should be charging you to join the agency itself, not one penny!
Take good care,

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #202 on: January 16, 2012, 09:25:21 PM »
Hey
I'm hoping you lovely people can help me.

I'm new to this whole scene - I'm thinking about signing up with an agency called crystal or escorts uk agency - has anyone heard of these ?? Would anyone suggest any other agency's - ones that don't necessarily advertise sex? I'm in the Newcastle area.

Any comments would be great!


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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #203 on: January 16, 2012, 09:36:55 PM »
Hey
I'm hoping you lovely people can help me.

I'm new to this whole scene - I'm thinking about signing up with an agency called crystal or escorts uk agency - has anyone heard of these ?? Would anyone suggest any other agency's - ones that don't necessarily advertise sex? I'm in the Newcastle area.

Any comments would be great!



Hi there and welcome to SAAFE :)

We don't rate or recommend specific agencies on here as we think they ought to pay for their advertising like everybody else has to (and as a general rule we don't really recommend agency work at all, as you're just paying somebody a chunk of your hard-earned to do what you can do just as well and more often than not better yourself) but there is an article on the main site about finding a decent agency to employ if you're more comfortable with the idea when you're starting off (and see also here.

However, if you don't want to have sex with people to earn money there really aren't any legitimate operations, because there is no work or market for this to enable them to keep running. It doesn't matter where you look or what anybody running one of these supposed 'agencies' tells you, escorting is 99.9% about providing sexual services to men and if this isn't what you want or are prepared to do, you need to forget it altogether as it's a complete non-starter. There are scammers everywhere falling over themselves to tell you that there are clients everywhere who regularly spend hundreds of pounds just to take total strangers out for dinner and so on, but it's rubbish - they're easy to spot because they will want money from you before you earn it from doing any work, and this is because there isn't any work. Don't fall for it.
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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #204 on: January 16, 2012, 09:39:00 PM »
There are several (ok, lots) of agencies with 'Crystal' in the title, but from the sound of it, you're talking about the one with the escortjobsuk.com domain.

Fortunately, you haven't paid them yet because as with any other agency wanting any money from you before you have cash in your hand from a client, they're a scam.

They're also lying: the market for non-sexual escorting is tiny, which is why the only way they can make any money is by scamming people.

Unfortunately, if you are willing to be sexual with men, Newcastle is somewhere with notoriously low prices (another reason why Crystal Escorts is lying - for a fraction of the money they're suggesting clients pay for a non-sexual escort, clients can get someone who will have sex with them...) That's not to say you couldn't make money, but it'll be harder than in many other places.
'The Ian formerly known as SW5'. What they said: "Indispensable", "You are our best resource", and (hours later!) "I'm afraid that you're being made redundant..."

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #205 on: January 23, 2012, 08:59:29 PM »
I am so glad I just found and read through every single post on this thread...wasn't until I reached the end that I found information about the agency who have just contacted me today offering me work for non-sexual companionship... AMBERCOMPANIONS.CO.UK ... I explained that I would be looking to start working in March as I am 9 days away from giving birth and wanted to make some extra cash while I am on maternity.  I also explained that I didn't want it affecting my family life as I was in a strong, healthy relationship with a toddler and a newborn baby on the way and therefore sex was not something I wanted to be on offer.  I explained that I realised there was different types of companionship (which she agreed) and I wanted to look at this as a way of earning some extra cash to go on dates with businessmen looking for professional companions for their business events etc..."Emma" explained that was fine and they made it crystal clear to their clients that no sex was on offer.  She explained I would be paid in cash at the beginning of the date, an hourly sum of 120 and a minimum date time of 3 hours.  She also explained she earned her money from a booking fee from the clients, not from my earnings.  She explained I had to commit to a minimum of 2 bookings per week in order for her to make her time and effort worthwhile.  At the end of the call, she explained the start-up fee of 249, a one-off payment to set everything up/advertise etc.  After reading this thread, I wanted to check the website again to confirm the fact that their website was leaning more towards hiring escorts rather than getting the clients interested, only to find the website has disappeared!  I cannot believe it!  When you type in the website address, you are taken to another page that tells you the page is no longer available!  I was only just looking at it earlier today too!  I thought there was a fault with my internet but everything else is working fine!!  I have got as far as sending them my pics but that's it and that's as far as I'm going to go...thank you for saving me 249, money I need for my imminent new arrival...can't believe another female would basically get an expectant mother to pay out this kind of money knowing it's actually a scam!!  I'm so so angry!  If I knew where to get her, I'd fly down to London and show her you don't mess with a pregnant mother!  Too many hormones flying around lol :) xx

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #206 on: January 23, 2012, 09:17:56 PM »
GlasgowGirlxx, the website of Ambercompanions.co.uk is still on. At least I can still see it. Anyway, I am so happy you didn't fall for a scam, pregnant or not it makes no difference to them. These people have no moral or consciense.  Money does not stink said Roman emperor Vespasian to public urinal tax.
Please calm down and give birth to a healthy baby.
If you still intend to put on stockings, please take a look at Pamfan for pregnant and lactating WG. Good luck!

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #207 on: January 23, 2012, 09:27:28 PM »
Sadly, I can see the scam site too.

Hooray for not paying them.
'The Ian formerly known as SW5'. What they said: "Indispensable", "You are our best resource", and (hours later!) "I'm afraid that you're being made redundant..."

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #208 on: January 27, 2012, 01:30:05 AM »
hi all, I was thinking of becoming a male escort and phoned an agencies add on a paper. Like I've read on many comments it sounds too good to be true. the agency is called Silent Partner. the web site is advertised as www.silentpartner.co     thats not a type error it is .co    They are looking for 290 up front and have called be back to book me for 2 nights this weekend. this all happened today. They do have a web site here and the phone no.s match but are registered to a co. called telecommunications in london. Has anyone used silent partners escort agency for work or should I run a mile or at least insist on paying them on monday after meeting the clients. they prob say no but at least my money would still be in my pocket. Is this normal practice for an agency. They have text me a bank account to lodge the money to in the morning. all advice much appreciated. thanks a mil.

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Re: The big scam agency thread
« Reply #209 on: January 27, 2012, 01:35:08 AM »
Frank, I have merged your thread in with this one since it specifically concerns scam agencies which this one is, as it has not only asked you to give them money before you have earned any from work they have found for you but they have apparently led you to believe that there is escort work available for straight men (which there is not).

I could just as easily have moved it into this thread and I suggest you read them both.
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