Dating Websites Live In DenialDenial Denial is a refusal or unwillingness to accept something or to accept reality. Refusal to admit the truth or reality of something, refusal to acknowledge something unpleasant; And as a term of Psychology: denial is a defense mechanism in which confrontation with a personal problem or with reality is avoided by denying the existence of the problem or reality.
An Open Letter To The Dating Industry
We are often surprised to see just how ambivalent Dating Site operators are about Scammers and Fake profiles!
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One of the greatest challenges is not the scammers, we understand them and have developed countermeasures that we publish here in our anti-scammer website, but it is this near total denialDenial Denial is a refusal or unwillingness to accept something or to accept reality. Refusal to admit the truth or reality of something, refusal to acknowledge something unpleasant; And as a term of Psychology: denial is a defense mechanism in which confrontation with a personal problem or with reality is avoided by denying the existence of the problem or reality. of the online dating industry. They all claim that they are scammer free, that they have this problem under control, yet in our experience, they are nearly willing accomplices to the scammers.
They all depend on the quantity of dating profiles, and give lip service to the scammers.
That is not to say that they don’t spend on programs, processes, and algorithms. However, not one of them has allowed any anti-scammer group to audit them to prove they are meeting their claims. Online dating fraudFraud In law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements. A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. is nearly a US$1billion industry worldwide, and in our opinion and what has been shown in surveys, has so choked the medium, that consumers are giving up. But with a seemingly endless supply of new suckers (as P.T. Barnum said “There is one born every minute”) there is little reason for reform. Of course, if you are one of the tens or hundreds of thousands that has been impacted by online scammers if is no joke.
We suggest that our readers contact the Investor Relations departments of some of these Dating companies and tell them that you want their site audited by Anti-Scammers groups!
We believe it is time for the Western Government to protect consumers from Dating Website Operators and Owners that disregard the safety of their customers. It is time for the Federal Trade Commission to step in and establish a set of regulations for this industry! For more visit Here »