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This RC place sounds like a scam.

Posted By: 5 cpl is horrible even if an MT is not good. on 2007-10-08
In Reply to: RE: Raise to what? - Jennifer

That is why resumes and references should be checked and verified.  Hiring inexperienced MTs is not an excuse to pay low.  5 cpl is a rip-off and RC knows it.  Good luck to those who want to work for that low rate, but these kinds of MTSOs bring the rate down for everyone.  Furthermore, usually an MTSO representative does not go on this message board, posting defending the company, no matter how big or how small.  They have better things to do.

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Sounds like a scam
I would not send them a thing until I verbally confirmed the company you name actually sent the literature.
Sounds like a scam (sm)
Doesn't it sound a bit like they're trying to get a month's worth of work done for free, going through as many MTs as possible and never paying for the work done? Maybe they're doing overflow from Webmedx? Maybe I'm misunderstanding this, but I would run, run, run away from this company and never look back. Scams come in all shapes and sizes and this sure looks like one to me.
Sounds more like a Nigerian scam than

Sounds like they have found a way to scam money.
Sounds like a new Nigerian scam tactic.

Will these people stop at nothing to scam people. I am so sick of the daily emails about Mr. Buckingham this or not has inherited millions but cannot get the money himself and will pay you millions to collect the money on his behalf. What is wrong with this country. I assume these people are so desperate that they not yet figured out we are not as dumb as they are. We do have televisions here and we're onto them.

I would if somehow this person was going to get a job using your identity because otherwise he could not make money being outside of the US. If he were an US MT, aka YOU..then he could work, and have his employers wire him the money via Paypal or some other means. I would be very leary having had someone scam my identity. I'd watch your credit report too. You don't know what he may have done with this information. Scammer!!!!

Sounds like a scam...I hope no one is giving personal information...nm
Sounds like a place out of Jax FL with..sm
same initials as a beloved service here on this board.
Sounds like a great place, but I wish they
straightened out that I have been reading about here for months and offer some PTO the first year. Everybody needs at least a day or two for illness, child illness, or just some R and R within a year's time. Also wish they hired part time to start out. Oh well, maybe someday as it does sound like a good place to try out.
Sounds like a place to keep in my file (sm)
I really just wondered how Keystrokes got my e-mail, and it finally occurred to me it would be AHDI. It was a nice ad, no doubt about it. Maybe when I am in the market I'll give them a call.

Sounds like we work for the same place...sm
Same thing is happening to me.  I have worked 50 hours a week for the past 2 months just to get my lines in.  When I turn in my time sheet, I put down that I worked 100 hours in 2 weeks.  I got an e-mail from my company stating to please only put 80 hours down.  Now, this seems totally illegal to me!!!  They should not get away with this but what can I do?  I need to pay my bills.
Never worked for that place, but sounds like old MTSO
Wow...sounds like a good place to work.
Sounds like they made it worthwhile.
Thank you so very much. Need to leave Mq and this sounds like a good place to go, thank you again!
It sounds like a good place to work..
which is why they are at the top of my very short list.  I also am a long-time MQer and the thought of leaving is a little depressing, but it has gotten to the point where I have no choice.  p.s.  Glad to hear you were treated well, and that everyone is doing okay.  : )
Sounds like you work at a great place
That seems like a much more reasonable line rate for VR, 0.065 - correct.  A lot better than the 0.03 0 0.045 that most offer.  Would it be okay to ask who you work for? 
Sounds like the place I used to work for. The one with crappy program?
scam..scam..thank ya maam..
I wholeheartedly agree - i am totally digusted by the audacity of these people who assume that everyone is dumb as a rock and will send them money..I have heard reports that some people HAVE sent them money, and it just amazes me that some people actually believe them!
Not me. I hope there is a special place reserved for them in a very hot place.
Vince, thank you so much for posting and with specific details. I worked for a similar company and had a great deal of trouble getting paid. I wished then that I had known about a board like this and been warned! Now I research any prospective jobs/companies on these boards before I accept. Again, thank you for the warning!:)
They did, but it was a SCAM!!
Their scam was hiring at $15 an hour and then not having any work, trying to starve you away, and then firing you for no reason because you confronted them on cutting your time-sheet hours in half. Thats right!!! Went in and changed the total amount of hours each day and put in half of it, so that sounds like a SCAM to me!
I got the same exact thing. I just deleted it because I smell a big SCAM too.
If they ask you for money!
Ditto -- Or if they ask you to work off a setup fee. You'll be setup alright!
They most certainly are a scam, they just try
to hide behind an MT business and software business.   With all the complaints with the BBB and even articles in magazines and work at home sites warning about them.  They didn't get all that from being an upstanding company. 
I read an article about a mortgage scam operator. He would post job ads for engineers with great benefits, salary, etc. And then call them and get info like SS# and salary etc. Because the people thought they were applying for jobs they told him everything. Then he applied for credit and mortgages in their names and got milliions of $. It was sad because people are so desperate for a good job they just don't think to be cautiuous.

Maybe anybody who sent in a resume should keep an eye on their credit reports.
Would you believe that I posted the response below about it being a SCAM to not only get the same email message from this company. Something sounds very fishy here! Don't you love the hourly range they give you without even testing you or nothing.
Got one too! Definitely a scam - nm
scam definitely

Out of curiosity, I too applied.  That has scam written all over it, and you will notice that it is gone off the board now.  NEVER, NEVER do anything that involves you opening an account for someone else, giving them your personal information, etc.  My husband is a VP for a bank and he says every day he gets people who come in with checks that they want to cash from these internet lottery winnings where they just have to cash the check and then send them so much of the check but they can keep $1200 of the money just for their time.  Then they will receive their big payment, but the reality is in the meantime, they have cashed a bad check and now they are out the money they sent in a cashier's check to the scam artist and they have to cover the amount of the bad check which is most often $5000 dollars or so.  Funny enough when my husband explains this to most people, they get mad at him for not cashing the check, because they soooooo want to believe they really won the lottery not to mention they sooooo want the $1200 they could get right away.  Never mind the fact that he just actually saved them $5000 + money in NSF fees.  At any rate, be careful out there, the world is FULL of scam artists just waiting to steal your hard earned money!!  Stay safe and have a wonderful Christmas All!!

NOT a scam
I did do my research. Ameriplan has a terrific rating with the BBB. Just where did you get your info??
What's the scam? nm

A man contacted me saying he had a job opening. Used my information, falsified my resume (i am a new mt), set up an interview with a company, wanted me to lie about my experience, and wanted ALL contact to go through him.  He had set up a fake yahoo account and was communicating with this company as me, I had no knowledge of it. He would only communicate with me through yahoo messenger. Come to find out he is from Nigeria, not sure how he was going to make money off of me, but very fishy. Be very careful, it is amazing that people can do things like this.
Are they a scam?
Part of being a good MT is doing your research. Start here, research past posts, Google them, call the BBB in your areas, call local hospitals and ask if they would hire anyone with their so-called education, which is about as worthless as something that fell out of a Cracker Jack box. RUN!
I tried it and it is a scam. After about a week, they sent 2 fake money orders for $950 each for petty cash and then want you to take $1500 to Western Union.
Stay away from J at MedTrans of America!   Many posts in the archives about her not paying her MTs or having checks from her bounce. 
AIM Scam? sm
In May of this year, I paid for an internship at the AIM Program. The lady seems very nice, but she e-mailed me and said she could not get enough mentors after saying I was # this or #that (always going down but nothing else, just promises).

I paid with a credit card, but there is a clause in her contract that says that no matter if she trains or not the money is nonrefundable. Is there anything I can do?
Southscribe Scam

DO NOT WORK FOR SOUTHSCRIBE in Atlanta Georgia!!! My wife started working for Sandy Edelman (apparently the owner of the company) in October. After the 2nd week, he promised she would receive a check for her work thus far. She never received this check but he made excuses and said he would mail it the next day. After working for a month, when the contract she was working on for him was over, he again promised he would send a check for the entire amount that he owed her (over $200). We still received nothing. Finally, I called him personally and he told me that he sent a check out on 11/5/05. We did not receive this check. I have left 4 voice messages on 2 different numbers that he has and emailed him at the address that he used to contact my wife through and have heard nothing from him. You can also find at least 4 other similar complaints on this website by searching for Southscribe. If you want to avoid the grief, stay clear of this company!

Bet it is a scam to "teach" MT sm

For a cost, of course.

AAMT is a scam - everybody knows that.
One word - scam!


This is the scenario--Company advertises what sounds like a really nice position.  Resume is submitted.  Information and test is received with message to urgently return it, for the first one who passes the test will be hired.  Some time passes, so applicant decides to not continue with test, as someone probably already passed and was hired.  Recruiter is notified that applicant will not continue.  Then, recruiter contacts applicant to encourage her to complete the test anyway, because no real decisions will be made for a couple of days!! 

Question:  Does this sound like one of those recruitment situations where the recruiter is using applicants as workers, to get some reports done?


You betcha it's a scam
and many hospital administrators, HR directors, and heads of large nationals and smaller services know it. Their credential has about as much validity than something that you get out of a Cracker Jack box. Maybe if its officers had been thinking more about working class MTs and less about their own executive (I use the word advisedly here) positions, it would be different, but the AAMT veered off course waaaay back when it was still the AAMT and most people now recognize it for what it is.....or isn't.
What do you mean by "is it a scam?"
It is probably just a mistake by whoever designed and maintains their website, but I don't understand what you mean by asking if it is scam.
SCAM in my opinion anyway
READ the contract they send you! The person running the ad called me and *sounded* good on the phone. Then came the contract and I could quickly see they have it worded so that they can withhold pay - but vague as to when they would actually do so. When I asked for clarification, more details about this, communication stopped. When I asked again, I was told can we talk next week? And of course no further contact.

A straight-forward service does not look for creative ways to justify withholding pay... Once you have done the work you are at their mercy to decide if you have defaulted and good luck getting your money then.

Hope the recruiter reads this - not that it would change anything. Just looks like I'm not the only one on to you...

Gateway possible scam
I have an interview with his company in the morning. Several odd things I have noticed about this company. They have assigned me a supervisor before the interview. The interview isn't over the phone. Not horrible English like some scammers, but some alarming misuse of the language by someone who is in a supervisory position, e.g., staffs with a plural and the misspelling of once ones. Their website has a street address in California, but when I googled the address it is to an RV campsite in the redwoods in CA. Unusual business headquarters if you ask me. Lots of red flags here. I am too smart to fall for a scam...to give my personal account information, etc. I may just play with these people a bit and frustrate the hell of them and lead them on for my own amusement.

Gateway SCAM JOB
For anyone that was wondering about Gateway Business LLC and whether or not it was a scam, I traced the IP address and it came back as Warsaw Poland. I think that pretty much gives us our answer.

I also worked for Southscribe out of Georgia.  He is quite the scam artist.  I worked for him from September through November 2006.  The first 2 checks came on time and were correct, but were personal checks.  Then, I received a money order for payment and he stated that he was waiting on more checks to come in from the bank.  Then, nothing.  He kept saying he mailed them and they must have gotten lost in the mail.  I kept working giving him the benefit of the doubt.  Still nothing.  A month later I began to get pissed.  I called him several times and got excuse after excuse.  Finally, I told him that if I did not have payment that day I would quit.  He promised he would Western Union a payment.  He even called me and said it was sent.  I lived about 30-45 minutes away from the next town.  I drove in for it not to be there.  Several phone calls later he says he sent it, but it was not sent.  My husband called and got very verbal with him and told him he would hear from our lawyer.  The owner called me telling me he did not appreciate my husband calling him when this is between us. I told him I did not appreciate him not paying me for a month.  He assured me the payment was now sent.  At this point, I had spent 3 hours in town waiting for payment.  I went to Western Union again to find out he only sent $150 out of the $650 he owed me.  To this day, we have not seen another penny.  WATCH OUT FOR THIS ONE!  It is really a sad shame for those who want to stay home with their kids and still work when someone like this comes along. We have not been able to contact him since this has happened.  I have been told there is not company by this name any longer, but who knows if he is scamming under another company name.  LET'S HOPE NOT!!!!!

It was an offshore ad, a scam - I believe. sm
I removed it. The group posting it keeps returning and I keep working to delete and ban them.

Never, ever pay for an interview, background check, etc., in order to work for a company. The only time you should ever be out money up front is if you need to make a deposit for equipment to be sent to you, etc.


Brenda, probably a scam
companies who charge you for their platform, their system, etc are scams - plain and simple! I am sorry you went through all that, but so glad you didn't pony up the money!

sure sounds swell. Sounds like 2350 ln/day @ 4 cents/ln=$90./day
in order to figure how many line needs to be produced to make $500 per pay period. ie, how many lines an hour needed per 8 hour day --at your rate.

So say $450 a week would be $90 a day.
For example, if making 4 cents a line,need 2,250 lines a day, 281 an HOUR (to listen through and edit) to make this great wage of $90. a day FOR ALL THIS SAME SKILL, TO KEEP UPDATED WITH CHANGING MEDICAL COMMUNITY. nope Better at Jack-in-Box Pass it up.
RE: United Trans Scam
They are a scam. Run for your life. Don't give them a dime.