Emily Thompson was enamored with the soldier she met on the dating site, Match in March.
"I definitely was falling in love," she said.
But it all fell apart when the Dallas businesswoman learned their love was a scam that cost her more than USD 130,000.
His name, on the profile, was Robert Parker.
Tuesday, we heard from two more North Texas women who also texted with him.
Match Group Q1 2017, Revenue flat, ARPU flat, Match in decadence
Please remember also:
In the case of Yuliana Avalos and Melissa Midwest former 2014 big lawsuit againts Match Group, third-party scammers in Africa or wherever were creating fake profiles and catfishing with them.
IAC and Match Group were essentially aware of that situation and did nothing to stop it.
The USA Court ruled that IAC and Match Group were not responsible.
Attorney Evan Spencer, said that despite the fact that anti-scammer technology is available, Match Group failed to use such things as face-recognition software – which would have discovered that Yuliana Avalos's pictures were being used hundreds of times.
Yuliana Avalos has argued in a former 2014 big lawsuit against Match that photos of her were posted without her permission on the site as part of a scam that drove a man to commit suicide.
When I was interviewed last January 2011, 6 LONG YEARS AGO, 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!
Article by female Journalist: Dirty tricks from Match?
UK Journalist Melissa Kite, 43, tried online dating after being single for six months.
After no success she decided to cancel her subscription.
When she tried to cancel suspiciously eligible men began contacting her.
Some years ago: Class Action Calls Match a 'Scam' / More than 90% of potential dates are "phantoms," suit charges
*** Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. *** ???
Last May 2016, I suggested USA FTC investigate several online dating sites for misleading statements, false claims, overpromises.
Like Match, eHarmony, Zoosk, OkCupid, EliteSingles (Affinitas GmbH.) copycat of eHarmony, Tinder and others.
Also be alerted several complaints about Match dot com suggest ... database is full of old & inactive profiles, scammers, fake profiles, etc!
Perhaps Only way to sustain that huge revenue is creating fake profiles from inside to entice customers to subscribe. ???
Please see also:
LAWSUIT Chad Perkins et al. v. Match Group Inc. et al., case number 1:17-cv-2988