Action against dating service
On September 14, 2007, the New York Times' "Bits" blog reported that an executive at a major Internet company said that True is delinquent on its advertising payments on his and other websites and has had to cut back on advertising as a result.True has lobbied state lawmakers in favor of legislation requiring online dating services to disclose whether or not they conduct background checks.It used to be parents who worried about their children being picked up by unsavory types in bars and other seedy hang-outs.Now children are worried about their parents being hoodwinked by the scam artists who haunt online dating sites."I am a bit past age 50 --- well educated lady; (I thought that I was so smart that it couldn't happen to me --- my college education is no match for a professional criminal)," said one of a seemingly endless stream of scam victims who hav..."I'm finding a lot of complaints, the same complaints that I have," Sechrist said.CBS4 Problem Solvers found almost 100 complaints to the BBB at seven dating services across the country, including Indianapolis Singles.But in the last decade or so, the game of looking for love has gotten some new rules, with the venue moving from the bar world to the the cyber world.
Songs are sung about either finding it or recovering from it, screen writers send story lines on unrealistic tangents to secure romantic endings, and books are filled with characters searching and pining for it.
Is it a case of looking for love in all of the wrong places, or just a few bad apples in an otherwise happy bushel?
Truth is, many boomers often reach their 50s and older and find themselves uncoupled, either through death or divorce; they don't know where to turn.
Now, though, if you look up the company on the BBB's website, you'll find the company's accreditation revoked.
"We keep that on there for the next three years," CEO Tim Maniscalo said.