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I clicked on a renewel membership for one month with POF for the amount of 19.99 and hit the submit button only to discover that I had been charged 81.00 for an eight month membership !!! Someone wrote an chain email script, attached/linked my pic and info to it and started replicating broadcasting it to the POF audience.
I still have not had the difference credited back to me after sending email after email. I got e mailings stating that a person and or persons just sent you a new message on POF.com, Login now and read your new conversations.
I would say that this would have been on me but I was careful to make sure to hit the one month membership button! So I login to see who was sending me a message and discover what was going and...
This is the second time that I was over charged in this...
At the time this received global media exposure and security experts blame Plenty Of Fish for the security and privacy lapse specifically for keeping users' passwords unsecured.
On February 28, 2012, the parents of US Army Lieutenant Peter Burks sued Plenty Of Fish.The parents' lawsuit alleges photos of their son, who was killed in Iraq in 2007, were used without permission.A company's rating is calculated using a mathematical algorithm that evaluates the information in your profile.The algorithm parameters are: users' rating, number of resolved reviews, number of company's responses etc. The site is owned by IAC, who own Match, Tinder and OKcupid.They use this site to gather your data and information. The site is NOT moderated because they need that data to survive. Web traffic and usage is falling so will they will allow everyone to join to make the site look like it is more popular than it is. I have had three experiences with monetary scams from men on Pof and in all circumstances have been harassed for money be sent. With thee 1000's that use this site I must be hard to match.I am going to an attorney to file a lawsuit to file for damages in the amount of 0,00o in punitive and more damages from extreme distress. Have had the exact same *** matches for over 6mths. I Was a victim of Cyber Mayhem on POF, not the Culprit I am the victim here not the culprit.