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  • Arizona woman accused of stalking, sending man 65,000 texts after 1 date

    05/11/2018 9:49:07 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 69 replies
    abc7ny.com ^ | 5/10/2018 | Staff
    PARADISE VALLEY, Arizona -- Can you imagine getting 65,000 text messages after just one date? An Arizona woman is accused of doing just that. And it didn't end there. Police arrested 31-year old Jacqueline Ades after finding her in the Paradise Valley man's bathtub. According to investigators, she had met the man online about a year prior, but she wouldn't leave him alone. Court documents say Ades sent the victim about 500 messages a day, which included disturbing ones like, "I want to wear your body parts" and "bathe in your blood." Officers say they found a butcher knife in...
  • Millennials are killing the dinner date

    12/29/2016 11:31:21 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 145 replies
    In recent years, somewhere between endless Tinder swipes and countless OkCupid matches, the dinner date has fallen by the wayside. As online dating surges in popularity, few millennials have the time, money, or desire to sit with a stranger over a long meal. Only 7 in 10,000 messages in a recent OkCupid IAC survey suggested “grabbing some dinner” and a somewhat less scientific survey this reporter conducted of several dozen actively dating 20-somethings found that dinner has become a highly taboo first date. Last month, Moody’s Investors Service slashed its operating-profit growth forecast for the restaurant sector. (This appears to...
  • NY Woman Uses Dating Site to Get Over $1200 In Free Meals

    12/01/2011 11:56:19 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 772 replies
    YouBentMyWookie.com ^ | November 30th, 2011
    A New York woman is being scrutinized and praised after people learned that she used a dating website to obtain $1,200 a month in free meals. According to Business Insider, 23-year-old Jessica Sporty was deep in debt. Sporty had difficulties living on her $45,000 annual salary after spending nearly $1,500 a month in rent, paying her credit card bill, and buying food. So she hatched up a plan and signed up with the popular online dating site Match.com so she could quickly go on five dates a week. Sporty even maintained a spreadsheet with detailed information on each of her...
  • Woman describes alleged incident that led to suit against Match.com

    04/21/2011 10:07:34 AM PDT · by onehipdad · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/21/11 | CNN Wire Staff
    A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a convicted offender she met on the dating website Match.com went public Tuesday with a series of media appearances, saying, "I want to prevent something like this happening to another woman." Carole Markin, a Harvard College graduate and film and TV producer, was previously called "Jane Doe" in a class-action lawsuit filed April 13 in Los Angeles County, California, Superior Court.
  • Match.com Buys OkCupid: What It Means for Online Dating

    02/03/2011 3:10:29 PM PST · by Immerito · 24 replies · 1+ views
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | February 3, 2011 | Uri Friedman
    he online dating sites Match.com and OkCupid can now add another happy couple to their list of successful matches: themselves. IAC's Match.com, which owns a family of dating sites including Chemistry.com, People Media, and SinglesNet, purchased OkCupid for $50 million on Wednesday. Unlike the subscriber-only Match.com, OkCupid offers its services for free, supports itself through advertising, and generally attracts younger singles who connect with the site's hip, Digital Age ethos. What does the corporate marriage mean for the future of online dating?
  • Men used MySpace.com to meet underage girls for sex

    03/02/2006 9:05:04 AM PST · by george wythe · 95 replies · 2,797+ views
    AP ^ | Mar 2 2006
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Two men from Pennsylvania and New Jersey used the popular networking Web site MySpace.com to set up sexual encounters with underage Connecticut girls, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The two unrelated cases come after weeks in which the potential danger of MySpace has been a topic of discussion for law enforcement, parents and school officials nationwide. In one case, Sonny Szeto, 22, of Jersey City, N.J., traveled to Connecticut in October and molested an 11-year-old girl in her playroom while her parents slept upstairs, according to an FBI affidavit. In the other case, Stephen Letavec, 39, molested...
  • Online dating gets slapped... with suits

    11/20/2005 9:04:30 AM PST · by kingattax · 5 replies · 304+ views
    Reuters ^ | November 18, 2005
    Match.com is accused of sending out bogus romantic e-mails, Yahoo may have posted made up profilesNEW YORK (Reuters) - It's not easy finding love in cyberspace, and now some frustrated online daters say they were victims of fraud by two top Internet matchmaking services and have taken their complaints to court. Match.com, a unit of IAC/Interactive Corp. (Research), 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...
  • Attention Men! "Very Liberal" women on Match.com waiting to hear from you!

    12/05/2004 10:32:14 AM PST · by Uncledave · 114 replies · 1,850+ views
    12/5/2004 | Uncledave
    Here's volume two of what will be a regular contribution from me. Let me know if you want on the ping list. Volume 1 at end of message. These are authentic snips from self-described "Very Liberal" women on Match.com, any one of which is guaranteed to offer you a thrilling time. Actual user names given in case you wish to get in touch. These ladies won't stay single for long. ACT! NOW! (puns intended) pignolicookie "I'm a nursery school director. The kids are little and fascinating. It is not perhaps a normal school. I'm grooming future revolutionaries." dobuis2000 "Politics: Very...