Report: #1386543

Complaint Review: Universal Models and Talent

  • Submitted: Tue, July 18, 2017
  • Updated: Thu, July 20, 2017
  • Reported By: icascammer — Los Angeles California U.S
  • Universal Models and Talent
    275 South Beverly Drive, Suite 215
    Beverly Hills, California

Universal Models and Talent Patrick Simpson, Paul Atteukenian, Ken Hayashi, Michael Richards Criminal Charges Filed Against Patrick Simpson and Paul Atteukenian just months ago!! Beverly Hills California

*Author of original report: Not a rebuttal. A CORRECTION.

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In January of 2017, the Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed a 7 count criminal complaint against Network International Models and Talent, run by Patrick (aka Patrik) Simpson and Paul Atteukenian. The pair quickly dumped the name Network International Models and Talent and renamed themselves Universal Models and Talent. The are still at the same location at 215 S. Beverly Drive, Suite 215 in Beverly Hills.


Those hopeful of entering the fields of modeling or acting are typically shown a demo video of films produced, directed or otherwise involving contributions by Harvey Lowry. But although Michael Richards claims to be a producer on many of the films and also claims that Mr. Lowry is the "Big Boss", there is no evidence of this.

You will not find Michael Richards' name on any of the film credits. He also claims that he produced a movie called "Paranormal". The inference is that he is refering to "Paranormal Activity". Wrong! This is all a ruse to impress wide-eyed, naive, dreamers. Is Mr. Lowry really associated with this company?

Individuals from a lead list are solicited by phone or email and invited to a "Talent Search". Anyone who wants to attend the session is welcomed. These individuals are pitched a $1,300 fee for specific "services".

But don't believe what I say, just Google Network International Models and Talent for yourself. If you read their contract (which is a photocopy, not on official stationary bythe way) the last paragraph, just above the signature states clearly that Universal Models and Talent isn't going to do anything for you (other than take your money for photos and a webpage)

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#1 Author of original report

Not a rebuttal. A CORRECTION.

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The correct address for Universaal Models and Talent, formerly Network International Models and Talent:

275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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