When I was 27 I met up for coffee with a 34-year-old man I had met online.We’d been messaging back and forth and his pictures looked great, so I was excited to meet him."But that's a fake profile my ex has set up to get back at me."If it was just me, that would be one thing. That's what makes it even scarier."So far, none of the men have gained entry to the building.But the unwelcome visits have become so unbearable the woman is moving to a new apartment to try to escape the harassment."Thank God, they've all been pretty decent," she said of the strangers who have come to her building."I tell them it's a fake profile and the police are coming, and they take off pretty fast.and he forces his way in, who knows what could happen," said the woman, whom CBC has decided not to name out of concern for her safety."I haven't slept in a week," she said.The woman lives in an apartment in Edmonton's Capilano neighbourhood, and recently a series of strange men have appeared at her home, looking for sex.I wish that was the only time someone lied about his age on his online dating profile. I stayed on the date because I was meeting a friend nearby afterwards, but I glared at him over the sangria and can’t remember one thing about him besides the cane.
"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.
In total, I received 11 messages with 218 visitors. A few were a little more forward, and two were straight-up aggressive.
Despite Casual Kiss being kind of scammy, with only 3000 monthly visitors, I decided to give it a try all the same – and I wasn’t entirely disappointed.
She shudders with fear every time the buzzer in her apartment sounds, terrified the next stranger at the door looking for sex won't take no for an answer.
The young mother believes her ex-boyfriend has set up a series of fake dating profiles under her name, encouraging men to arrive at the apartment for late-night sexual encounters."My main concern is my safety, because if he sends the wrong sex-crazed maniac to my house …