JDate.com Is Looking To Rip You Off, Not Find You A Match (REVEIW)



JDate.com is an online dating site that is specifically oriented towards the Jewish community. This site promises countless meetings with Jewish singles and promotes the site as a place where you can fall in love, meet your soul mate, and find romance and life-long partners in the Jewish community. But is this really true? Well, we found that you have reasons to doubt JDate.com’s legitimacy. Continue reading to learn all the details of our investigation.

Signs of scam on JDate.com

By previously knowing how illegitimate the workings of the other websites affiliated with JDate.com are, we had no reason to believe this site will be honest and true to its users. It didn’t take us long to realize that JDate.com was, in fact, using the same conning tricks to scam and rip off Jewish people looking for their true match online.

Scam No.1 – JDate.com Is Not Free

Not only is JDate.com not free, the site will charge you big money to become a paid subscriber to be able to use their services and features. They do this by making many of the site’s services unavailable unless you upgrade to a paid membership. But, they don’t block all features, as you will be able to explore the homepage and view people’s personal profiles to see if you like them. You will also be able to receive communications, but you will be banned from opening and reading your messages and you won’t be able to write back or initiate a conversation with anyone. This way, you are basically extorted to upgrade your account. Here are your payment options:

Standard Membership

  • $3.99 one-time pricing when making your first subscription purchase
  • $39.99 to buy 1 month of subscription
  • $89.97 to buy 3 months of subscription (automatically renewable at $29.99)
  • $119.94 to buy 6 months of subscription (automatically renewable at $19.99)

Premium Membership

  • $3.99 one-time pricing when making your first subscription purchase
  • $131.94 to buy 6 months of subscription (automatically renewable at $22.99)

PROOF OF SCAM: “Although You may register as a Member of the Service for free, if You wish to use the Service to initiate most communication with other members and use certain other elements of the Service, You must become a Subscriber and pay the fees that are set out in Our price list.”

Scam No.2 – Reuse Of Profile Dada

By singing in and creating a profile on JDate.com, you automatically agree to the Terms of Use, which inform you that the site can freely and lawfully take any information you post on your profile and reuse them, translate them, modify them, distribute them to other websites and networks and even share them with third party contractors (basically sell them) . But, did you read this document to get informed about your rights and duties? It is unbelievable how by only uploading photographs or writing something about you – JDate.com gains every right over your information. What this actually means is that the minute you post anything on JDate.com it is no longer yours. Plus, it will be in no time that you will be able to see your personal information and photographs across other dating sites all over the internet.

PROOF OF SCAM:You represent and warrant to Us that the information posted in Your profile, including Your photograph, is posted by You and that You are the exclusive author of Your profile and the exclusive owner of Your photographs. You assign to Us, with full title guarantee, all copyright in Your profile, Your photographs posted, and any additional information sent to Us at any time in connection with Your use of the Service.”

“By posting information, photographs or content on any Service, You automatically grant, and You represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to Us and other members, free of charge, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, promote, publish and distribute such information, content and photographs and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing.”

Scam No.3 – Fabricated Profiles

The dating profiles of other site members you see on JDate.com are fabricated and created by the owner company. They are created using profile information from other users who created a profile on the site – just like you posted your photographs and personal info when creating your account. These profiles contain images, data, names, etc. that originally belong to other people and are taken from other dating sites and networks. Now we can make sense out of that rule in the terms of use by which JDate.com is entitled to take and reuse your info. So, just as they modify and distribute your data, they do the same with the info of many other people.

Scam No.4 – Why Do They Need False Profiles?

Remember how in the begging of this review we explained that you cannot initiate communication with any other site member, and cannot open to read or reply to messages you receive? Well, it is a bit fishy that in less than an hour of using the site we received over 20 email messages and double that many chats. This is all a marketing strategy and they use computer-automated messages to contact you, just as they use fake profiles. The end goal is for you to be deceived and give them your credit card info, which they will charge once and then automatically renew your membership at the end of each subscription period.

The point is that, JDate.com uses the fabricated profiles to send you messages and make it look like someone real is interested in you and wants to meet you. Don’t fall for this as it is completely untrue and you will only spend your money for services you are not getting.

The verdict on JDate.com

JDate.com is owned by Spark Networks LLC, which is a company that also owns and runs Spark.com, ChristianMingle.com, BlackSingles.com, and potentially other dating sites. We have reviewed several of these so far, and can conclude that the company uses the same type of scamming tools throughout all their websites. We kindly advise you to be careful when using JDate.com and its other affiliated sites, for your own safety.

JDate.com Scam Questions

Do you have anything else in mind to ask or add? Feel free to use the comments section below to post your questions or to share your personal experiences with JDate.com or any of the other sites owned by the same company. Your testimonies can help other readers from falling for the same frauds as you.

JDate.com Contact Info

Address: 11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Email Contact: Contact Us Page

Phone Number: 1-877-453-3861 or 0808-234-7674 (for UK users)

Report and File a Complaint

Contact the Better Business Bureau to file a complaint and report the site if you feel you have been deceived, conned and/or overcharged.

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