Sherkin tells us she decided to Go Public to warn others how easy it is to end up in the same situation — and she also wonders whether the company's behaviour crosses another line. They violated me, my profile, my information, they took my identity.
He had convinced them that he was a diplomat and that a US marine general had fallen in love with them, causing one woman to pawn jewelry, empty her life savings, sell her car, and take out loans to help this general move to the UK. In 2011, the Internet Crime Complaint Center estimated that the online dating scamming “industry” was worth over million, but it’s likely much higher than that, due to the difficulty of making a good estimate.People are often ashamed to come forward and admit that they’ve been duped."My palms started sweating, my heart started racing, my stomach started doing flip-flops. "This open authentication scheme is used by Facebook, it's used by Google, it's used by Twitter. I was absolutely mortified." And Mari isn't the only one.How are organizations striking the balance between new initiatives and cost control?