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Match.com sued by subscribers who say they were snookered
Online-dating profiles called inactive, fake
Untold thousands of people are dating and finding long-term partners through online services, said one insider, noting that last year, Match.com and Chadwick Martin Bailey Behavioral Studies released a study of 11,000 people that found that 17 percent of those who married in the past three years had met their spouses via online dating sites.
The Better Business Bureau reported that in 2009, the service received 2,660 complaints about dating services, compared with 126 in 2004.
Meanwhile, Mr. Brooks‘ advice to online daters is simple: “Buyer beware. Be careful of ‘too good to be true.’”
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Cheryl Wetzstein covers family and social issues as a national reporter for The Washington Times. She has been a reporter for three decades, working in New York City and Washington, D.C. Since joining The Washington Times in 1985, she has been a features writer, environmental and consumer affairs reporter, and assistant business editor.
Beginning in 1994, Mrs. Wetzstein worked exclusively ...
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