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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

UpWork.com Swapnil P. Employees SCAM

DIS-HONEST EMPLOYEE / SCAMMER

Swapnil P. is a dis-honest freelancer employee from India that works at UpWork, his Skype ID is: websitedesignanddeveloper

Employers should always be-aware if employees who are scammers, such as 
Swapnil Patil.


Swapnil Patil IS A DIS-HONEST employee, here is the feedback that was left to him recently on Upwork:

“MOST DIS-HONEST employee we’ve ever had, where a certain task takes 5 min to complete such as a simple contact form on the website, he said it takes 10-12 hours, and when asked how long it will take to create a simple About Us page and we showed him a sample he said 6-7 hours! when it only takes a max of 30 mins. to complete, so we decided to terminate his employment. Many employers don’t catch on to this, Employees can fool Employers by working very slow to make the hours count very high! BE-AWARE!”

UpWork employers should NOT trust UpWork due to the Work Diary provided by Upwork.

Employers usually believe and think that just because Upwork provides a Work Diary, then there is no way for employees to slack off on their job.

Employers need to understand that the Work Diary is not enough to trust employees on UpWork, the employee can simply just move the mouse back and forth and use the keyword to record fake keyboard clicks that will make the work diary show as valid, when they are not doing much work.


The best way to trust your employees is not by just checking the Work Diary on Upwork but by forcing your employees to access your computer remotely through TeamViewer or other Remote Desktop application, where you can monitor their work in real-time!


But of course many employees will decline working through teamviewer or other remote software and will provide fake false excuses saying they can not do that because teamviewer will be too slow, or other false reasons.


My advise is that if the employee that you hire online, does not wish to connect to your PC to work remotely then find someone else! Because most likely that employee is not honest and has something to hide, an honest employee will accept it and will do it.

If you are worried about giving access to your computer via teamviewer or other Remote Desktop application, then you may install a virtual machine on your computer, Virtual Windows which is a separate operating system and then you can ask them to connect to that teamviewer or Remote Desktop application that’s installed directly on that VM instead, so that way they won’t have access to your main system as this will be separate.

Below is what’s posted on his UpWork profile:

 Swapnil P. 
Swapnil P.  Kolhapur, India4:29 pm local time92% Job SuccessWordpress and PHP Guru | Shopify | Joomla
To begin with, I have 3+ years of working experience in Web Design and Development and I have expertise on  -- PHP / MySQL -- WordPress... more$10.10Hourly rate$20k+Total earned40Jobs2,904Hours workedAvailabilityAvailable - More than 30 hrs/weekLanguagesEnglish: FluentPopular projects  NEWGet it done with my top pre-set projectsEcommerce DevelopmentStarting at $300*Start an OfferSoftware DevelopmentStarting at $150*Start an OfferWeb DevelopmentStarting at $100*Start an OfferInterested in a different project? Request pricing*Initiate an offer to define scope and costWork history and feedback Newest first expand 6 jobs in progressExpert WordPress developer w/ JavaScript knowledge to create a popup with some advanced features.May 2020 - PresentJob in progress$60.00$6.00 / hr15 hoursGraphic DesignerMay 2020 - PresentJob in progress$83.00$8.30 / hr10 hoursNeed a design for a company logoFeb 2020 - PresentJob in progress$100.80$8.40 / hr12 hoursWordPress Page Speed OptimizationNov 2019 - PresentJob in progress$80.00$8.00 / hr10 hoursLaravel developerSep 2019 - PresentJob in progress$3,176.18$8.50 / hr374 hoursShopifyJun 2018 - PresentJob in progress$5,770.10$8.50 / hr685 hoursFront-End dev to work on remote team 5.00  Feb 2020 - May 2020Thank you!$612.00$8.50 / hr72 hoursGraphic Designer 4.60  Mar 2020$116.20$8.30 / hr14 hoursDesigner need for ongoing WordPress Redesign Projects 5.00  Feb 2020 - Mar 2020$88.00$11.00 / hr8 hoursWordpress Guru 5.00  Apr 2019 - Jan 2020Awesomeness.$73.50$9.00 / hr8 hoursWord Press web site developer 5.00  Mar 2019 - Jan 2020Good experience$602.00$10.50 / hr57 hoursWord Press Site Update 1.75  Nov 2019 - Dec 2019$79.00$7.90 / hr10 hoursSpeed Optimization for Webpage 5.00  Nov 2019Will rehire for another website to work on.$64.00$8.00 / hr8 hoursWordpress + Enfold + All in one SEO Plugin Guru 5.00  Oct 2019 - Nov 2019Good Job !$51.00$8.50 / hr6 hoursShopify & Wordpress Expert Developer Needed (PhP & Javascript Expert) 5.00  Oct 2019 - Nov 2019Good Developer. Thank you$8.00$8.00 / hr1 hourWordpress Woocommerce DeveloperAug 2019 - Oct 2019No feedback given$64.00$8.00 / hr8 hoursSoftware DevelopmentJun 2019 - Oct 2019No feedback given$163.28$10.10 / hr16 hoursDevelopment help needed for update the old themes to be compatible with newer version of WPAug 2018 - Oct 2019No feedback given$128.75$7.50 / hr17 hoursShopify Developer/Designer for a Lingerie StoreJun 2018 - Oct 2019No feedback given$1,125.00$9.00 / hr125 hoursDevelop a WordPress site 5.00  Aug 2019Thanks Swapnil$87.50$7.50 / hr12 hoursAgency Web Development 5.00  Apr 2019 - Aug 2019Great freelancer will hire again.$856.82$10.10 / hr85 hoursExperienced creative graphic designer 4.10  Jul 2019 - Aug 2019$52.00$8.00 / hr7 hoursWordpress CF7 form - set anti spam 5.00  May 2019 - Jun 2019$140.00Fixed-priceFlyer content converted to WP page 4.50  Nov 2018 - Mar 2019Will continue to use his services now that we have a good understanding of how to work together$40.00Fixed-priceCreate a custom website with custom features. 5.00  Dec 2018 - Feb 2019We did well.$1,648.75$7.50 / hr220 hoursCocina Site Help 5.00  Jul 2018 - Feb 2019Great to work with Swapnil will hire again.$312.67$7.00 / hr40 hoursWordPress expert wanted 5.00  Jul 2018 - Jan 2019Best freelancer! Good job! I will recommend you to my friends!$564.30$8.10 / hr70 hoursExpert WordPress Theme/Plugin Developer needed 3.05  Nov 2018 - Dec 2018He tends to stretch the amount of time needed to complete tasks and has trouble completing more complicated developer tasks or his fixes have consequences that he doesn't know how the changes will affect the site's performance in other ways.$150.50$7.00 / hr28 hoursJoomla to WordPress Content Transfer 5.00  Oct 2018Will be working on future projects right away.$141.40$10.10 / hr14 hoursLongterm Wordpress Developer 2.85  Aug 2018Just didnt work out.$168.00$6.00 / hr28 hoursWordPress Expert to create simple yet powerful 4 page siteMar 2018 - Aug 2018No feedback given$108.00$9.00 / hr12 hoursUS Hours WordPress DeveloperApr 2018 - Aug 2018No feedback given$124.50$9.00 / hr14 hoursTechnical support for wordpress task 4.85  Jun 2018 - Jul 2018Excellent work !$128.33$7.00 / hr18 hoursShopify Dev Support 5.00  Mar 2018 - Jun 2018I had a great experience with him! Thank you!$3,310.75$8.50 / hr390 hoursCSS Code Writing 5.00  Aug 2017 - Jun 2018Swapnil provided excellent work and work ethic. He performed smaller and larger jobs on the fly and was always available at short notice. His communication is good and can work independently with basic instruction. The work ranged from simple and complex CSS and PHP jobs to more basic data entry but he was happy to do it. I will continue to work with Swapnil and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a reliable programmer.$419.65$8.00 / hr52 hoursWordpress Back End Edits, Data Entry, Basic Knowledge of WordPress 5.00  Mar 2018 - May 2018Great working with Swapnil it was a delight. He works with a team so they make sure they deliver quality work.$72.33$7.00 / hr10 hoursUpdate WordPress Site with New Theme 1.00  Mar 2018 - Apr 2018This was a horrible experience. I clearly asked to have a template added to my site and rebuild the home page like the demo of the template I wanted added. The freelancer didn't follow this simple instruction. Also, when I was pressed for time I found out that his friend was doing the work and wasn't able to finish in the time I had asked for it to be done. I didn't hire his friend. Not to happy.$120.00$8.00 / hr15 hoursYAC Social 5.00  Nov 2017 - Apr 2018$3,051.67$10.00 / hr305 hoursWebsite design 5.00  Sep 2017 - Apr 2018Great work, fast, good communication and end product exactly what I wanted. Thank you!$285.00$7.50 / hr38 hoursProject with Abhijeet 5.00  Dec 2017 - Feb 2018Swapnil is very enjoyable to work with. Respectful, and tremendous quality for the price.$900.58$10.10 / hr89 hoursPortfolioHer Beauty CosmeticsAtlantic Property AdjustersSkillsPHP CodeIgniter Laravel WordPress HTML5 Node.js React Wordpress Thrive Themes WordPress Plugin JoomlaEmployment historySr. Web Developer | Web Developer with NeoSoft TechnologyAugust 2016 - PresentWorked in Laravel, Wordpress, Plugin Development, HTMl5, CSS, BootstrapWeb Developer | Riser Softech Pvt LtdOctober 2014 - July 2016Worked in PHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel Symfony, Wordpress.EducationMaster of Computer Applications (M.C.A.), Computer engineering | Shivaji University2010 - 2013Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Computer science | Karnataka State Open University2006 - 2009Other experiencesOther Development Skills- Ability to work under pressure, taking up challenges and working to meet deadlines - I have worked on API Integration and Scrapping of Post”

If you have any questions, comments, complaints, reviews, or scam reports about UpWork, Swapnil P. or any Upwork employees please post them in the comments section below.

2 comments:

  1. Freelancer Swapnil P. from UpWork messaged me saying he managed to get his negative feedback removed! I was very shocked when I noticed that, I’m very disappointed with Upwork, they removed the negative feedback without letting me know, this proves Upwork feedback system can NOT be trusted and Upwork freelancers can lie and scam their employers.

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  2. Here is what I just sent to Upwork: Dear Upwork, I was very disappointed to see that the feedback I left for the dis-honest employee Swapnil P. was removed. This freelancer scammed me, I left an honest feedback for him but he somehow managed to have it removed by you. I am writing this to appeal this and would like to request from you to consider placing the negative feedback I left for him. Kindly provide me with your final position on this matter. Thank you.

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