ED Magedson – Founder
CastingWords815 1st Ave #186 Seattle, Washington USA
CastingWords Turkers Castingwords Castingwords Workers http://turkers.castingwords.comhttps://workers.castingwo rip-off, liar, steal, dishonest, bait and switch, false promises, false bonuses Seattle Washington
Castingwords is a transcription service that posts some micro-jobs online. They post the job at a very low pay rate, literally $1.00 or so for 11-30 minutes of transcription that can take an hour or two to do. They promise bonuses based on how well you do. Very quickly I discovered they were a scam. I would miss one word, which they noted for me, and they cut my little conus that was supposed to be $3.00 in half. There was a trend. I got better and better, but my bonus was never more than half what was promised, and often a lot less. I went to their site and browsed their prices. I quickly realized they cannot afford to pay people what they promise and make any money. They charge $1 a minute per transcript. If you pay the transcriptor $4-$5 then an editor $4-$5, for an 11 minute recording, they make almost nothing. So the bonuses they "promise" are unrealistic.
They are a total rip-off any way you cut it. Finally, it gets worse, I send them an e-mail saying I don't want to work for them anymore. I told them I don't believe their being honest about pay, etc. So they send me an e-mail saying my info is deleted. I go to check and it's all still there. Then, I start getting notices from the micro job site I work for that they're now completely rejecting the other couple of jobs I have pending. So now I get zero. Nice. Don't buy or work for these dishonest people.!!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/27/2013 03:19 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/CastingWords/Seattle-Washington-98104/CastingWords-Turkers-Castingwords-Castingwords-Workers-httpturkerscastingwordscomhtt-1094966. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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