Friday, October 6, 2017
New site HoyCitas / TinEye Reverse Image Search helps to detect fake profiles
Funny OPW article "Fraud :: The Bane Of The Dating Industry"
Scammers and Spammers: Inside Online Dating's Sex Bot Con Job
"They're not the only ones using fake profiles," says Marc Lesnick, organizer of iDate, the industry's largest trade show. "It's definitely pervasive."
But Lesnick, the iDate organizer, says there’s no doubting who’s up to such tricks. “Everyone in the industry knows who the good players are and who bad players are,” he says. “Eventually the bad guys will get found out and get caught. This is fraud.” But when I ask him to name names, like many in the business, he declines. “I have to bite my lip,” he says. “Some of them come to my event.”