Despite everything he’d lied about, I felt these threats were genuine.’In despair, Liz worked day and night to try to pay the credit card bills with their spiralling interest — and the £23,000 outstanding rent on Heayns’s home, which she learned of only when she received a county-court judgment.'He had hosted a prostitute party at his flat while I was working a nightshift, and had countless other girls over sleeping in the bed we shared there.
Canadian company Plenty Of Fish continues to reel in big numbers with the online dating site now surpassing 100 million users.
It’s been a steady ascent for the homegrown startup which CEO and founder Markus Frind launched from his Vancouver apartment in 2003.
While there are plenty of web-based services now available to help forge potential romantic connections, the online landscape was drastically different when Frind created Plenty Of Fish — and not just with respect to dating.
In fact, he was a serial conman with a staggering 133 previous convictions for fraud, and a string of jail sentences to his name — which, in reality, is Christopher Heayns, although he has gone by 17 different aliases.‘I feel violated for having had those feelings.
Facing him in court was the most humiliating experience of my life.