‘Executive Gay Dating’ Proprietor Sent To Jail For Matching Rich Singles With Fake Photos

Canadian man Barrie Turner, 66, will serve a 51-month prison sentence and pay $300,000 after being convicted in Seattle of defrauding would-be Internet daters while operating Executive Dating LLC, which controlled some 200 “dating” sites that matched customers who paid up to $1,500 to be introduced to fake matches. Some customers, including those of Executive Catholic Dating and Executive Gay Dating (described as an “absolute rip off”), received the same photo of a prospective match with the personal information changed. Just like you’ve probably experienced on Grindr.

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  • scott ny'er

    I’ve always suspected something fishy about these sites. Glad the bastard was caught.

  • tallskin2

    “Executive Catholic Dating” ???

    LOL, what the f*ck does that mean?

    Let me roll the phrase around my tongue

    Executive …..

    Catholic …..

    Dating …..

    Nope, hasn’t helped. Still pretty meaningless.

    I suppose I should be grateful though that there’s no category for “Executive Atheist Dating” as that would be seriously embarrassing.

  • Henry

    Does this mean my membership in Illegal Alien Executive Dating is no longer valid?


    Executive Atheist Dating ? Who would they set you up with, Stalin or Mao ?


    Geeezzzee, I learned ’bout fake profiles when the first VGL 22yo in shape guy 8.5″ turned out to be 40+ fat and bald (I had no interest in seein ’bout the 8.5″ but pretty sure he had a minus rather than a p e n i s :P)…………

    Before I meet anyone from an online site, I ask a photo with some proof of it being taken that day……if they refuse, can be sure the photo they are toutin’ is decades old……

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