How to spot a fake internet dating
Elena’s Models offers profile verification service. If you met someone via our dating site and would like to find out more about the person, we will phone the lady or arrange a conversation by Skype to discuss questions that are of interest to you, as well as find out how she feels about you and sees the future of your relationship.After we have talked to the lady, we will provide a detailed report to you in writing.Cupid, which had a revenue of £81million last year, maintained that the communications with profiles set up by the programme had been genuine, and explained that subscribers may receive fewer messages as “we promote them less broadly on the website to focus their attention on key messages".
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Pictures, names, email addresses, dates of birth and detail of the sexual orientation of unsuspecting members of the public are being purchased by dating websites to create false profiles of attractive people, it has been claimed.
Panorama purchased the data of 10,000 people from Usdate – a company which sells profiles to sites - and found it included photographs of Brad Pitt, Michael Caine and Rick Stein.
Some of the contact details were genuine, including the email addresses of academics, a House of Lords life peer and BBC employees, all of whom said they had never used a dating website.
Whistle-blower Ryan Pitcher has also confirmed he ran a team creating “pseudo” profiles for Global Personals, the third largest dating company in Britain, responsible for more than 10,000 dating sites, until 2010.Please note that this service is designed to clarify and improve your relationship, and not to check on a potentially fake profile.