C4 News: Global Personals Dating Scam

Published: 3rd November 2012

This past Thursday evening my discussion with Channel Four News aired and as previously promised in this article I’ve uploaded my discussion with Business News Correspondent Sarah Smith.

There was a mixed response to the piece, many have now tagged me as a ‘whistleblower’ whereas others, including past employees of Global Personals have sent me messages of support, one of whom summed the whole episode up quite accurately, “It has been going on for a long time and it is just greed under the guise of entertainment.”

Having watched the feature live on Thursday night I took to both Facebook and Twitter to have a browse at the reaction, and needless to say I did happen to notice some personal jibes aimed towards me from both current and former Global Personals staff members. In the context of things that was inevitable, however I don’t let things like that faze me. It certainly had nothing to do with being the centre of intention which many of their remarks implied.

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