Convicted felon dating sites
Felony convictions are public record which means that anyone can look at the court records and learn someone's criminal history.
The problem is, you need to know the person's name to look up the records.
Blogger David Evans is quoted in The New York Times as saying True's competitors were upset with True's sex-themed ad campaign, saying that "they worked hard to overcome the stigma of providing these services, [a]nd True comes in, grabs the lead in page views and drives up the cost of dating keywords on the search engines for everyone else." The New York Times and Online Dating Magazine have noted examples of customers having frustrating experiences trying to cancel their service, including the service failing to honor their cancellation request and charging them for several more months.True is known for its strict policies regarding background checks, which are used to ensure that members are not felons or married.Vest reports 16 million total members, as of May 2007, True advertised aggressively online and spent .2 million in online advertising from January to November 2006, more than any other online dating service.Convicted felons will not only have their accounts canceled, but are reported to the IC3 and to local authorities.The company has even filed lawsuits against individuals for misrepresenting themselves on its site, under the premise that doing so is wire fraud.