Friday, 18 November 2005

Singletons sue for fake dates

Users of online dating service are suing the company over complaints that staff have posed as interested date prospects online and IN PERSON!

" is accused in a federal lawsuit of goading members into renewing their subscriptions through bogus romantic e-mails sent out by company employees. In some instances, the suit contends, people on the Match payroll even went on sham dates with subscribers as a marketing ploy.

"This is a grossly fraudulent practice that is engaged in," said H. Scott Leviant, a lawyer at Los Angeles law firm Arias, Ozzello & Gignac LLP, which brought the suit."


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