freelancers: emoonlighter warning

Subject: freelancers: emoonlighter warning
From: Tara Charter <chartertmc -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 07:49:40 -0700 (PDT)

I apologize to members of this list who received a
recommendation from me to join or as a freelancer.

This company (emoonlighter) based in Pennsylvania has
unresolved complaints listed with the BBB, double
charges for transactions, posts inaccurate claims, and
does not have any checkpoints in place for catching
bogus project postings (since they are posted for free
and the company does not contact employers).

They will also allow a freelancer to sign up for
'free', however, after signing up for 'free', one
discovers they cannot bid on any projects. After that,
you can pay 49.95 for 3 months plus 5%+ per

In addition, one must bid on approximately 100
projects per response.


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