Plenty of Fish which is also more known as POF in short is one of the biggest dating website in the world. This dating website has about 90 million users around the world joined. There are more than 65,000 new users of the site registered. Right now, this website is available in more than eight languages to serve the users who come from different countries.
Marcus Frind was created Plenty of Fish in the year of 2004. The main purpose of the website is to help every single one who is looking for someone to be their partner of life. It works well for a lot of people. Many single people have found someone special. However, the story behind Plenty of Fish is not all sweet. There are some cases happened related to this website. Those cases are more known as POF problems.
In the year of 2017, a 27 years old man named Scott Lazenby was thrown to the jail for seven years because he raped a woman he met on Plenty of Fish. It seems like raping a woman is not enough for him. As the result of his character, he also molested another victim in front of her own son.
The second case of POF problems happened in January 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The suspect called Ryan Schofield met a string of women on Plenty of Fish. He was jailed after attacking eight women in the seven years period. In the fact, this case is not the first case of him. Back then in the year of 2009, he also did a violent to his girlfriend as stated by Minshull Street Crown Court.
On February 28th, 2012, Plenty of Fish was sued by the parents of United States Army Lieutenant Peter Bucks. The case was related to the photos of their son which were used without the permission. Apparently, this Lieutenant was killed in Iraq in 2007.
Another case of Plenty of Fish was revealed by the online portal called The Sun. The Sun revealed that a manager named Carol Carruthers (61) who works at safeguarding vulnerable children has been sending the intimate photos from its offices. She sent those photos to a man she met on Plenty of Fish. What a bad human being.
The problems of Plenty of Fish are not only related to the controversy or scandal. Apparently, there is a problem of Plenty of Fish regarding the website itself. Sometimes, the official website of Plenty of Fish is down. Actually, it rarely happens, but it still makes some of the users of Plenty of Fish worry about the data of themselves which are all over the internet. The side of Plenty of Fish also worries to the possibility of losing the data. The data of the website probably have not been backed up yet.
After reading about some problems of a dating website called Plenty of Fish, we hope that you all will be more careful on the first time you are deciding to join this kind of dating website.