Over a month after I first reported this scam, it appears to be still going on so it warrants a new post. In short, Jason Earle of FTV Modellling is a webcam interview scam where he/they will try to get girls naked on webcam. What makes this scam a little unique is that he has managed to fool a bunch of photographers into doing some of his dirty work for him. Most of the time I don’t pay much attention to these as webcam interview scams are a dime a dozen. Basically, someone will try to get girls to strip in front of a webcam under the guise of an interview or evaluation. Don’t be an idiot. There is no such thing as webcam interviews or evaluations in legitimate modeling. There is no such thing as international modeling agencies. There is no such thing as model training via webcam. There is probably no such person as Jason Earle. It’s nothing but a front to get amateur porn content or masturbation material. Their website is hiding behind a registrar in France. They claim to be operating out of Australia. It does not really matter. Everything on their site are probably lies. For all anyone knows, it can be a 14 year old Guatemalan boy or a 60 year old fat dude sitting in his underwear pretending to have a non functional webcam. There’s not much point in repeating so I’ll just give you some links to read. My blog post about this scam is currently ranked #1 among results not affiliated with this scam but it’ll be nice to get it up higher as it appears the message is not getting through so feel feel to share this link via the share buttons below.
Edit April 8th, 2011: In the comment section below, you’ll see different comments from a Jay York and more recently from a Brenda. They are the same person as they are posting from the same IP. I guess they didn’t buy the book “Fake internet identities for dummies”.
- My original post about this scam: http://blog.patyuen.com/faq/modeling-photography-scamsa-database/ftvmodelling-is-a-webcam-interview-scam/
- Here’s a sucker who fell for this con and is actively soliciting models: https://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=110486113132&topic=13558