Whether or not you agree with the law (and it's not at all clear why such a law is needed), it still seems like these women entered into an arrangement where they knew what they were getting into.
He still lives in the same, one-bedroom apartment in Shorewood. So when he saw a sign promising he could meet "Shorewood singles" in 2006, it caught his eye. Run that by me again," Doering said in an interview with FOX6 back in 2007. From 2007: Christen Conner / Great Expectations Director: "It's rude to stand up and walk out on a girl." FOX6 Investigators Producer: "Yeah, but it's rude to keep someone here against their will, too." Conner: "I'm not keeping you against your will." FOX6 Investigators Producer: "Well, if I don't have my driver's license I can't leave without it, like you said." Conner: "Sit down." "How can you live with that, day in and day out? Five years after the lawsuit was filed and eight years after he signed the contract - Doering got a letter informing him that the state had won the case. "You're not going to be able to close your company and flee the state and through the passage of time, get away with this sort of wrongdoing," Van Hollen said.The ad led him to Great Expectations in Wauwatosa, where a fast-talking sales rep pressured him into signing a confusing, long-term contract. The company headed by a Texas millionaire named John Meriggi had agreed to pay 0,000 in fines and restitution. "It boils down to good versus evil, and good usually triumphs. The Arizona Attorney General's Office also secured a 0,000 judgment against Great Expectations back in 2008.SHOREWOOD (WITI) -- They were looking for romance, but got ripped off.Now, dozens of men and women who were coerced into signing up for a high-priced dating service are getting a pleasant surprise. The Department of Justice sued Great Expectations for violating the state's Do Not Call list, misrepresenting the number of members, and for using "high pressure, oppressive tactics" to get people to sign contracts.I worked for Great Expectations in the Charlotte Center in Fort Mill, SC. I got so fed up with their un-ethical practices that I decided to get up and walk out.
The best thing about GE is that they do run criminal background checks on everyone who joins.They will refuse a potential client if they have a felony.What they dont tell you is, they're not running them when you walk into the door, but they run it after they already have your money.This review received its last major update during the month of March 2014.We currently do not recommend this online dating service. Please check out our other dating site reviews for recommendations.If the company promised meetings, that's one thing (and one the woman in the four year program says she was promised dates, so perhaps there's a claim there), but it seems unrealistic to simply expect dates when there's the entire other half o the equation to consider.