USA FBI agents have made the first arrests in their investigation of an online dating scam that has duped victims out of millions of dollars.
The scam used dating sites like ChristianMingle, Match and OurTime to befriend older women.
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A 251 page brochure from Match Group with astronomical executive compensations
Evan Spencer, had said that despite the fact that anti-scammer technology is available, Match fail to use such things as face-recognition software – which would have discovered that her pictures were being used hundreds of times.
Last August 2011 when a U.S. Class Action Called Match a 'Scam' / More than 90% of potential dates are "phantoms," suit charged then Match had morphed its marketing campaign.
When I was interviewed last January 2011 by "Caras y Caretas" (summer in Argentina) I thought there were going to be a big scandal, because former CEO of Match LATAM Countries recognized 75% inactive profiles at Match Argentina, but nothing happened. Soon or later, all online dating sites should scan all photos used in each and every profile!