Lovin' God Scammers are mostly Catholic, or at least they say they are.Eighty-two percent of banned Seeking Arrangement profiles say they're Catholic and religion was the most common trait among fraudulent accounts.The San Francisco city attorney sued a Pennsylvania-based social networking platform on Monday, asserting that lax privacy protections give sexual predators a high-tech tool to exploit kids under 18 in California and around the country.Meet Me, a location-based website and mobile app, employs GPS to allow users to find other users nearby - including, if desired, people within a certain age range.But, Jesse and Celeste’s significant chance encounter turns into a missed opportunity when they fail to act on the undeniable “urge to merge.” When they run into each other again four years later, the romantic sparks are stronger than ever, but Jesse’s relationship with his fiancée Diana (Angelica Panganiban) presents a confounding complication that discourages them from proceeding with caution.Two years later, the tables are turned when Celeste and Jesse’s paths cross again in breathtaking St. Will Jesse’s unexpected reappearance in Celeste’s life convince the confused heroine to part ways with her doting Caucasian boyfriend, Tobias, and pick up where they left off six years ago?Seeking Arrangement caters to a very specific type of relationship, but the lessons here should apply to other dating sites and even to other aspects of digital life, Leroy Velasquez, a Seeking Arrangement spokesman, tells . It's a really crappy version of what a man or woman would get on a dating profile," he says."Because of the fact that we do cater to wealthy demographic, we do get an influx of scammers," he says. Seeking Arrangement got its latest stats from screening new profiles over 10 months.
A 23-year-old Fresno man was arrested in October on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor that he met on Meet Me, the lawsuit said, and a 21-year-old man in Fair Oaks (Sacramento County) was charged in July after he allegedly pretended to be a 16-year-old boy on Meet Me and conned two girls, 12 and 15, into having sex with him.
It lacks depth and cogently developed tension required to keep viewers rooting for the star-crossed pair.
Little-boy-lost Jesse Abaya (Carlo) and rabble-rouser Celeste Francisco (Bela) are works in progress but, when they meet under fortuitous circumstances, not even the inconvenient distractions in their lives can stop them from forging a delicate but unmistakable bond.
Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.
Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.