Entre nous dating service
Under Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act, the maximum fine a corporation could receive is 0,000 if convicted.
The maximum penalty for an individual is 0,000 and/or up to two years less one day in jail, Skaff says.
A year of slow responses and unsuitable matches later, she decided enough was enough.
“Two consumer complainants attended the office of Entre-Nous Network in Toronto, and following an intensive interview process, contracted with the company,” says Mark Skaff, spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry of Small Business and Consumer Services.
“The consumers paid deposits of $500 and $3,700 for the provision of a defined number of referrals to ‘suitable’ matches.” The clients are now alleging the business didn’t live up to its matchmaking promises.
Last June, Wong won his suit and was awarded close to half of the nearly $8,000 he claims to have paid to the dating service.
Judge R Priddle ruled that while Entre-Nous did not attempt to scam Wong, the company did not completely play fair, either.
’ So I filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau,” she says.