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LA Lawmakers Launch Campaign Against Talent Scout Scams

The City of Los Angeles has joined forces with advocates to warn aspiring entertainers about talent agents and managers who demand advance fees.

01/23/2015

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Talent Agent Sentenced To 6 Months For Sexually Abusing Aspiring Model, 16

A Los Angeles talent agent — who runs an acting/modeling school — has been sentenced to six months in jail for sexually abusing a 16-year-old aspiring female model.

01/04/2013

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Man, 45, Allegedly Lures Women By Posing As TV Talent Scout

A 45-year-old man, who allegedly posed as a talent scout for major television networks to meet women, is wanted for sexual battery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012