List of Freelance Scammers

This is a list of scammers who have you work on sites like oDesk, Elance and Freelancer but fail to pay. There are many oDesk scammers who have you work for them, but never end up paying you. If you have worked on oDesk, Elance or Freelancer and never got paid for your work, please report it here. We will add their name to our list of freelance scammers.

Freelance work is often disrespected. Many people work hard to complete jobs and never end up getting paid for their work. However, the employers who don’t pay you often end up keeping and using your work even though they didn’t pay for it.

If you notice your name on our list of oDesk scammers, Elance scammers or Freelancer scammers and you believe that it shouldn’t be there, please contact us and we will further investigate your file to see if we should remove it from the list or not. However, if several different people have reported you, we will most likely leave your name on the list.


oDesk Scammers

  • Amju Verma – Asks for hourly jobs (adds manual time to get paid for no work done)
  • Bharat Dewan – Failed to pay & extremely rude (insulted freelancer)
  • Jean Pascal – Failed to pay
  • Marsha Weaver – Asks freelancers to pay for fake software
  • Simon Shannon – Failed to pay

Elance Scammers

  • BPlanning – Failed to pay
  • Chris Mugisha (webhack) – Asks for upfront payment, never completes the job
  • JohnVT (vermontinternetdesign) – Asks for upfront payment, never completes the job

Freelancer Scammers

  • Desource2012 – Failed to pay
  • Monitrix – Lies about qualifications (takes money without doing job properly)
  • Onlylogical1 – Failed to pay


Report a Scammer

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