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Fairfield Officers Accused Of Researching Potential Dates In Police Database

Two Fairfield police officers are facing felony charges and could face prison time, for allegedly looking for love through a police database.

08/23/2014

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OKCupid Dating Website Admits To Deceiving Users With Phony Match Results

Online dating site OKCupid admitted to deceiving its users with deliberate mismatches.

07/29/2014

Ryme Windham smokes marijuana at 4:20 pm outside at Hempfest on April 20, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Meg Roussos/Getty Images)

New Online Dating Site Caters To Marijuana Smokers

A new online dating site is carving out yet another niche among those looking for love by singling out singles who share an affinity for smoking marijuana.

06/26/2014

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San Francisco Man Robbed At Gunpoint After Meeting Woman From Online Dating Site

A man was robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood after arranging to meet a woman through an online dating service, a police spokesman said.

06/05/2014

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Dating Site Uses DNA Test To Find Compatible Partners

Dating sites are getting more personalized to help you find ‘the one,’ using DNA testing to determine if a suitor is a genetically compatible match.

02/12/2014

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San Jose Woman Duped Out Of $500K In Nigerian Online Dating Scam

A San Jose woman bilked out of $500,000 by a Nigerian scam artist on a dating website luckily recovered $200,000 from a bank in Turkey, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

01/15/2014

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Mountain View Police Seek More Victims Of Online ‘Blind Date’ Robbers

Mountain View police are searching for potential victims of three teenagers arrested Thursday who allegedly lured victims on blind dates to rob them.

08/11/2013

Screenshot of Badoo.com, an online dating site. (CBS)

2 Men Robbed In Mountain View Online Dating Scam

Police are searching for at least two thieves who robbed two South Bay men in an apparent online dating scam. Authorities said the victims thought they were going on a blind date with a woman who had an unusual and expensive request.

06/01/2013

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Woodside Lawmakers Ignore Sugardaddy.com $11.5M Renaming Offer

The town council has refused to consider what some called an indecent proposal from SugarDaddy.com, a site that connects wealthy men to women.

03/13/2013

Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish warms up prior to playing against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Te’o Case Highlights Online Dating Scams

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said people should be aware of warning signs before having an online relationship.

01/17/2013

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