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‘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.

By:          Max Simon
On:           Nov 17, 2010
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    • scott ny'er

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

      Nov 17, 2010 at 8:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 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.

      Nov 17, 2010 at 9:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Henry

      Does this mean my membership in Illegal Alien Executive Dating is no longer valid?

      Nov 17, 2010 at 11:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ATNNT

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

      Nov 18, 2010 at 5:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      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……

      Nov 18, 2010 at 10:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
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      Nov 18, 2010 at 12:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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