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A $70,000 date? Why this guy is suing OkCupid

A piece of street art depicting a heart-shaped balloon covered in bandages, allegedly done by the street artist Banksy.
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A piece of street art depicting a heart-shaped balloon covered in bandages, allegedly done by the street artist Banksy.

A Queens, N.Y., man got more—a whole lot more—than he bargained for when he met up with a date he arranged through the OkCupid service.

Michael Z. Picciano, 65, faults the site and its parent company, IAC, for not patrolling the free dating service to weed out scammers, according to the New York Post.

Picciano claims he met a man through the site, fell for him, and then agreed to wire separate payments adding up to a whopping $70,000 before realizing, after checking malescammers.com, that he was being swindled.

He's also suing Capital One for failing to follow proper procedures in wire fund transmissions.

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