Last weekend the Wall Street Journal wrote about the booming new line of work for private investigators: Checking out potential romantic partners.
Word is finally getting out that online dating profiles can be full of lies, and many people use dating sites to find potential scam victims.
The WSJ article cites the case one divorced woman in her 50s who got a background search on her new boyfriend. It turned out that the guy had served a prison sentence for murder, which he neglected to tell the woman.
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Web sends lovers flocking to private eyes to find out truth