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That is because it runs dating websites on behalf of other companies.For example, if you use the dating section of the Evening Standard or the Independent, it’s actually Global Personals you’re signing up with.
But to reply to messages they must pay a subscription – usually around £20 a month.
The team members would scour social networking websites and steal people’s photos to use on their fake profiles.
Ryan said: “You’d take Helga from Iceland and make her into Helen from Manchester and write a profile.
Two former employees of Global Personals have described to Channel 4 News how the company carried out industrial-scale deception to dupe innocent daters into parting with their cash.
Ryan Pitcher and Tom (not his real name – he does not want to be identified) were recruited to join Global Personals’ 30-strong team of “pseudos” – a dedicated team of staff whose job it was to set up and run fake profiles on the company’s network of sites.