Recently, a group of student reporters at Pittsburg High School in Kansas uncovered something unexpected about their new principle, Amy Robertson.While gathering information for an article they intended to write to welcome Ms. "It was almost like a dream guy." They talked on the phone several times a day, everyday. But then, he started asking for money, with promises to pay her back. Not to mention the phone bill she was stuck with for

Recently, a group of student reporters at Pittsburg High School in Kansas uncovered something unexpected about their new principle, Amy Robertson.While gathering information for an article they intended to write to welcome Ms. "It was almost like a dream guy." They talked on the phone several times a day, everyday. But then, he started asking for money, with promises to pay her back. Not to mention the phone bill she was stuck with for $1,500. In fact, complaints have risen 73 percent in 2006 from the previous year. Singles were set up with were smokers, people who weren't religious or lived too far away. Poor customer service and high pressure sales tactics also topped the list of complaints.

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Recently, a group of student reporters at Pittsburg High School in Kansas uncovered something unexpected about their new principle, Amy Robertson.

,500. In fact, complaints have risen 73 percent in 2006 from the previous year. Singles were set up with were smokers, people who weren't religious or lived too far away. Poor customer service and high pressure sales tactics also topped the list of complaints.

That's exactly what happened to Kate, a single woman in Houston, Texas. Matchmaking services are companies that promise to introduce people to local singles that meet certain criteria. Generally these dating services require that you sign a membership and pay a monthly fee.

(She didn't want her real name to be used.) Kate joined an online Christian dating site after a friend recommended it. More than 63 percent of complaints were about accounts that were automatically renewed after a contract or trial period expired.

The Better Business Bureau tracked complaints from both matchmaking services and online dating sites. Online dating sites also drew criticism from customers.

This year complaints are on track to reach record breaking levels. People claimed they were yelled at, ignored or told they were "too picky." Sometimes it was just a matter of not setting customers up with a certain amount of promised dates.

This phenomenon isn’t new, every year people use fake credentials to obtain positions like educators, doctors, lawyers and others we count on to be properly trained.

Back in 2004, the senior assistant secretary of defense, head of human resources for 2 million people, was found to have a fake master’s degree, and it’s currently estimated that 100,000 federal employees have credentials from a diploma mill.In light of employers' increased access to criminal history information, case law analyzing Title VII requirements for criminal record exclusions, and other developments, the Commission has decided to update and consolidate in this document all of its prior policy statements about Title VII and the use of criminal records in employment decisions.Thus, this Enforcement Guidance will supersede the Commission's previous policy statements on this issue.Effective May 4, 2012, the Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) Reform Act (the Act), which was enacted in August 2010 with the controversial "ban the box" legislation, will significantly change the way employers access, use, and maintain information obtained through the Commonwealth's CORI system.The Act will allow all employers access to a new online records system, but also imposes obligations on employers that acquire criminal history information from private sources, such as consumer reporting agencies (background report vendors).Some people felt they were tricked into a subscription even if they just clicked on the trial option.