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Mar 10, 2017
Monetary Loss: $1500
They tell you to raise money for Miss arab usa orgnazation acting that they are charity and they are not non profit or charity http://www.trademarkia.com/miss-arab-usa-85129723.html and as you see the good and services is
Entertainment in the nature of beauty pageants not charity or non-profits
The Arab American Festival is a non-profit organization that is affiliated with the Miss Arab USA Pageant. The Miss Arab USA Pageant is not a registered non-profit or business. The top twenty contestants raise money specifically for the AAF as stated in the handbook. The account that the money is to be routed to once raised is under the name Miss Arab USA. The entire pageant process is unprofessional. Certain girls in the competition had contact with the judges prior to their interviews and day of the pageant. The talent portion was not chosen by the most talented but instead a variety of talents. This seems unfair since the girls chosen to perform on pageant day can earn up to 10 bonus points. A photographer behind the scenes stated that this whole process is a fraud. The owner, Ashraf Elgamal took a few girls to court for speaking poorly about the organization and breech of contract. He lost a case in the state of Arizona and is ordered by the court to pay attorney fees. The court document is attached.
Miss Arab USA pageant gets young Arab women to collect money for them since 2010. They just recently rejestered them self as a nonprofit in (April of 2017 calling them self miss Arab USA organization) miss Arab USA has been collecting money every year from 20 young women since 2010 but was not rejestered all that time till just this month all of the money goes to the pockets because they ask you to also give donations in "cash" when you see them and they don't give recipients. The winner admit that you need to pay a lot of money to win the crown. She stated "we know it's about money but how much does asharf wants us to give?" Asharf is the owner and founder of this "charity" a fake profile is provided from asharf to tell us about the process for miss Arab USA called "Nora al arabi" she or he will collect your money . How do I know it's fake you ask? Because we tried searching for the person after ashraf admitted that it was a fake account (that's after collecting all the money ofcorse) the picture on that account is a pictures of an Egyptian singer and her name is
Yasmine Gamal you can search her name in google and see her photos or face book and see her old photo were stolen. It's really sad that us young girls don't know who's on the other side of the computer talking to us and we thought it was just the girl on the picture the whole time ... but it's anyone that's with miss Arab USA it could be ashraf him self so don't share anything that u don't feel conferrable if a man to see
If you type in good " trademarkia miss Arab USA" you will notice that it's has been abondand since 2013 after interparties decision. Note other name pageants like miss Arab or miss Arab America are all active under asharf el Jamal besides miss Arab USA was not active till April he registered it
Please note trademarkis is free search engine for government records
The reason miss Arab USA is abondand is because they were sued to drop the USA
Please be carful following the point system and following directions doesn't grantee you wining the crown as they say because winner did not follow directions properly and was always late for all rehearsals and meetings did not even have a talent or wore the right culture dress as you lose points for.
When you sign up to miss the Arab USA they don't take your money at once they gradually take your money. They come up with surprises every few weeks that you need to raise money or give them money some type of way they don't tell you everything at once that's how scammers typically work. They tell you that they want to see how "well you are known in your community" by collecting money from people and making them think it's for a good cause when it's really not. They make you send all the money to miss Arab USA account that's is registered as a limousine business company that has nothing to do with pageantry or nonprofit as they claim where the money is going into. also they tell u that u must reach a certain amount of money in order to win the 10,000 prize if you don't then u win what you raised but since I was a part of this scam you don't win anything they make you sign a paper giving you a choice where you want to donate your money too before you even win it...(people usually ask what do want to do with the money before you win not after) before you sign it a past queen will approach you and tell you "being a queen is about giving not receiving" she tells u that to push you not to keep the prize and basically telling if queens give not receive so if u want to be one u better donate it to us. They do not care about all the work you do how you look and how you present yourself as long as you pay money u will win the winner played 13000 in voting and more than 20000 in donations the crown is basically auctioned so if you do not have the pageantry body or face or hair or personality and don't feel like following any of the rules they tell you to follow, no worries ! if you have money they will make you win anyways you don't even have to follow any rules or be on time for anything they tell u to send. the person who pays the most in "donations" will win.... they have something call people's choice award they make people pay when they vote for u... but the money counts not the people so for an example if u are a contestant and I was a contestant u had 500 people who all voted but paid $1 each that's $500 and I have only 1 person who voted for me but put in $800 for 1 vote then I would win... and you can also vote for urself as many times as you want but remember they count the $$$$, not the people or how popular you are or smart u are...Last year 2 girls were competing against each other paying with their credit cards to vote for them self whoever had the most money won even though she only had 5 different people including herself she raised a little more than 13000.(she is the past queen) .... don't fall for it they suck all the money from you and then just choose whoever paid more such a shame using Arab girls that think they are doing something good
its not fair that they don't tell us from the beginning how much money they will be collecting. at first they collected the fees to apply and register which was $400 the $50 which is payed through their web. then they collected for "nonprofit" however they have a Facebook fake account collecting the money for that. they also encourage everyone to save at least 1000 on their own by using a web like go fund me so if your collecting for an organization that inst legal they will not be in trouble because they go fund me is under your name. after that they make you send it to them. then they make you and who ever wants to vote for you pay for each vote. voting should not cost money because obviously the richest will win the pageant. each vote was $5 however a person can put in as much votes as they can. for an example one person can put 4 votes so that $20. this is not a fair competition. it is also very sneaky because they tell us that we are raising money for Arab american nonprofit organization but when the raised money is sent to them the you bank or pay-pal or what ever ur using will indicate that the money went to miss Arab USA. miss Arab USA is not registered as nonprofit it was closed down after the court dispute in 2013 with miss universe. miss arab is still active under the same organization leader, therefor if they are honest they should not collect under miss arab usa. make sure to ask to your receipt and use pay pal for security.
trade markia says the Status/Status Date:
ABANDONED - AFTER INTER-PARTES DECISIONf for Miss Arab USA
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Is miss Arab USA real ? No it's fake don't be fooled by giving them your money
Nov 18, 2018
Monetary Loss: $0
Is miss Arab USA real ? No it's fake don't be fooled by giving them your money. All the queens or title holders below are a big fake and they will do anything to protect their crowns even if they know there is a fraud or a scam going on... they all payed for their crowns this pageant is like an auction. BECARFUL and BEAWARE it's set up. They will try to make u feel beautiful and spcial and then start with the scheme. They pull money from you slowly so u can't back up or have time to change ur mind. The owner may try inappropriate things with you try to stay with your family
Jennifer Chahoud Lebanon
2011 Christina Rafidia Palestine
2012 Suzanne Ziad Aslam
2013 Mindy Mohamed Egypt
2014 Guinwa Zeineddine Lebanon
2015 Fabiola Al-Ibrahim Syria
2016 Baian Taleb
2018 Inas Alawam