Florida man caught using modeling scam on craigslist

32-year-old Rade Malkovich, of Brandon, Florida, was arrested in Tampa for allegedly running a fake modeling scam. Malkovich allegedly posted ads on craigslist looking for models. He is said to have represented himself by claiming he worked for a legitimate talent agency. When one woman contacted the actual agency, they had never heard of Malkovich.…

Md. Kik and craigslist creeper used modeling scam to lure teen victim

I wasn’t planning on having a theme day today yet here we are. 31-year-old Roy David Evans Jr. is accused of allegedly having a ‘sexual relationship’ (child rape) with a 14-year-old girl that he met through craigslist. Evans is said to have placed an ad on craigslist looking for young models in the Baltimore area…

Mass. Facebook fiend used modeling scam to entice teen

35-year-old Bairon Ubeda of Springfield, Massachusetts, allegedly used all the online sexual predator tropes in order to commit his crimes. Ubeda is accused of allegedly posing as a woman on Facebook and promising a 15-year-old girl a career in modeling in order to rape, exploit and traffic his victim. The modeling scam is one of…

Florida suspect uses craigslist modeling scam to assault teen

The pedo-defenders are going to love this one. 53-year-old Mario Grein, of Delray Beach, Florida, is accused of allegedly ‘having sex’ with a 16-year-old girl that he met through craigslist. Reports state that Grein placed an ad on craigslist looking for a bikini model. Everyone should just assume from now on that the term ‘bikini…

Myrtle Beach craigslist rapist used modeling scam to find his victim

I didn’t think I’d be doing another story about the modeling scam so soon yet here we are. Police in Horry County, South Carolina, which includes Myrtle Beach, have arrested 32-year-old Paul Joseph Shuler for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman he met through craigslist. Police say that Shuler posted an ad looking for models to…

Married Kik Kreeper used modeling scam to solicit pics from girls as young as 12

I’ve posted about the modeling scam many times before. Basically how it works is an online predator will pose as someone in charge of a modeling agency and will solicit underage girls for explicit photos or even try to get the girls to travel them for either molestation or child prostitution. I’ve posted about the…

The modeling scam used by online predators

It’s very rare anymore that I find a good news article about online safety for children. Most just regurgitate the same things that should be common sense for most parents. However this article from the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio is a great article that talks about a scam that a lot of predators and human traffickers…

The modeling scam strikes in Tacoma

Police: MySpace job offer turned into nightmare on Seattle, SeaTac streets for girl: Dena Renee Derosa, 20, and Damenique L. Beasley, 21, of Tacoma, Washington have been arrested for allegedly forcing a 17-year-old girl they met on Myspace into prostitution. Police say that Derosa promised the girl a job modeling at car shows after telling…

Starmaker Mitch – The modeling scam strikes again

13-year-old Newton County girl victim of online predator: The parents of a 13-year-old girl from Newton County, Georgia got police involved when they thought their daughter was having improper conversations with a boy online. When police talked to her it turns out she was talking with a 22-year-old fashion photographer who could get her into…