Better To Be Alone Than Shell Out For Shady Singles Club

my friends keep hearing about this on the radio and keep trying to get me to do it….

Consumerist

Reader Brandon heard the “Events and Adventures” club for singles ad on the radio and decided to check ’em out. What did he find? They wouldn’t tell him their fee upfront and online, he found stories that might hint at why, tales of exorbitant upfront fees, worthless service, and instead of letting you cancel, they send you to collections…

Brandon writes:

One of my resolutions this year was to work less and socialize/date more. I heard about a new events service on the radio called Events and Adventures. I visited their website (http://lotsofevents.com/) and filled out their information page. When it mentioned that “someone will be getting ahold of you” it set off a red flag. But I figured whatever; a couple days passed and I forgot I had filled it out.

Today I got a call from Sabrina Samuels, a “Member Coordinator” who did a “pre-screening” on…

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