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Complaint: Linda R. from Willowton Avenue in Idlewood, Baltimore is a phony and a liar. She was supposed to show up to a job we offered her in New York. She stalled several times and changed the starting dates stating that her relatives in Brooklyn would have to come and pick her up from the train and bring ...
Complaint: I began speaking with this nanny a month and a half ago. She sounded great and we offered her the job a month ago, she accepted. She was supposed to start Tuesday. Monday night at 8pm she tells me she will not be coming. Now I'm stranded without child care. Watch out for this one.
Complaint: We connected with Katie via the website - she came across very positively in all our email conversations. We spoke on the phone, she provided us with references which we checked and we agreed that she would come and meet our family for an interview. The time and place was confirmed and agreed upong ...
Complaint: We were in touch with Zita for 2 months, a contract for 1 year was sorted and a (paid) handover had already taken place. On the Monday where she was supposed to start Zita informed us she was not going to come and decided to go back to Hungary.