Man sues OkCupid after date takes him for $70,000

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Date: March 18th, 2014

okNew York – A self-proclaimed online dating rube from Queens slapped OkCupid with a lawsuit after a man he met on the singles site swindled him out of over $70,000.

Hopeless romantic Michael Z. Picciano blames OkCupid and its parent company, IAC, for failing to conduct “even minimal screening of its subscribers and therefore deceptively creating the impression that their dating service was safe … when in fact … [it] was a trap for the unwary,” he says in his Manhattan civil suit.

Picciano, 65, first received a message from “genuineguy62? on Feb. 11, 2013.

The Little Neck man says he “felt safe” and “trusted” his online match, purportedly a man named Bruce Thompson, simply because he had a profile on OkCupid, which bills itself as “the best free dating site.”  More

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3 Responses to “Man sues OkCupid after date takes him for $70,000”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    O yeah. You can believe everything you read on the Internet.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Stupid queer got all in love.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Can’t blame the website for your own ignorance buddy

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