The online dating portal FlirtSeeker.com may seem legit on the first impression. But the more time we spend on the site, the more suspicious we become. We checked for some reviews on the internet and read the terms and conditions. It took just a few seconds to find out that this site is nothing less than a rip-off with a fake chat.
The operator of the portal is Graham Web Services B.V., located in Deventer in the Netherlands. The location immediately suggests that this is an untrustworthy portal and operator. Moreover, Deventer is a hot spot for fake chat dating portals in general.
In the terms and conditions, the operator of the portal mentions the fake chat and the purpose of it
“5.2 FlirtSeeker.com has entertainment as its goal, it is explicitly not the purpose of FlirtSeeker.com to establish dates or meetings in person.
5.3 Graham Web Services B.V. explicitly reserves the right to send messages on FlirtSeeker.com through self-created profiles. These are fictitious profiles with which no physical agreements are possible.”
The reason why the operator of the online dating site uses fake operators that operate fake profiles is simply to make a profit. FlirtSeeker.com offers a free registration but the use of the site is connected to costs. Costs will appear for credits which are needed to send messages to other members.
A fake operator will entice the user into a conversation right after the registration. But at this point a fake operator will not identify as a fictional person and a fake profile and is not marked as such. So, a user of the site does not know about the fake chat and can not identify an operated fake profile himself. That is how the rip-off works on FlirtSeeker.com.
According to the information that we found on the internet during our research, the members’ pool is filled with fake profiles. It seems like it is not possible to find one real person on this portal. That makes the chance for a date in real life zero, as we see it. The only thing that the site makes possible is to lose money for a chat with a fictional person that you will never meet in real life.