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Illicit EncountersOnline scam

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This website gives the impression that they charge a big membership fee (£119 for one months membership for men) because they have a large number of married women on their website who are looking for illicit affairs outside of their marriage. Unfortunately, once you have joined, you discover that it's just like any other dating website. Full of hoaxers and rip-off merchants. The problem is, the website awards gold membership to female members free of charge. This leaves their whole system open to massive abuse. They claim to have a lot of traffic on their website, but most of this comes from the guys who have paid their £119 and a much smaller amount from the hoaxers and cheats who have got onto the website free of charge and are pretending to be the the married women seeking an illicit affair. My advice to any guy thinking of joining is DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!

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The complaint has been investigated and resolved to the customer's satisfaction.

  • Illicit Encounters's response · Oct 22, 2019

    Hi Valerie,

    Here at IE my team and I work tirelessly to ensure that our profiles are 100% genuine, that is why each single profile goes into a process of approval. We encourage all members to report any profiles that are acting suspiciously: each profile reported is investigated thoroughly. We are the only site with this feature as standard.

    Also, our pricing that we have in place at IE is a major factor in our industry leading ratio of men to women. Having a balanced pool of members optimises all prospective members chances at having a successful match. I hope this has helped clarify. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

    Best Regards

    IE Team

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  • Sc
    Scotty2019 Feb 19, 2019

    I've tried all the sites and can safely say IE is the only one with any genuine women on it. There's bait, a lot of it, all looking for men in the age range 21 to 99 and all with unfeasibly large breasts. They're very obvious fakes so ignore them. But don't give up just yet. There are genuine women on this site, I know, I've been to bed with four of them. The genuine ones rarely have a public profile photo. But there are also a lot of scammers. They'll be quick to arrange a date but then they'll want money for something, train fare or whatever. Forget it, the genuine ones NEVER ask for money. Once you've got past these obstacles remember, the real ones may not be that great once you meet them. In my case, one of them, quite frankly, was a mistake. I should never have met her. Of the other three, two were very lovely, very sexy ladies, one of whom is now my best friend. Signing up for this web-site is a long shot, but when it pays off it pays off big time.

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  • Pp
    PPete Aug 22, 2017
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    IT REALLY IS A SCAM AND A FRAUD. There are a few genuine women on the site...the ones who look normal and not like your average supermodel (shopped photos of Naomi Campbell/Gisele Budchen etc but not Kate !!!Moss!!!) or porno star with huge pneumatic breasts! Funnily enough when payment is due you suddenly get a whole load of messages from Miss Supermodel/Pornostar hinting they would like to date you hooooooo!!! The promoters of this site are sufficiently clued up to bank on no-one wanting to call out their SCAM due to embarassment factor. Don't be. Stick it to em!

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  • Al
    AliceM123 Apr 01, 2017

    As a genuine woman on IE I found the whole experience soul destroying. The men are complete #####s, they message then for no reason stop without a polite 'sorry lost interest'. If they do want to meet they do not confirm, deciding at the last minute to bail. The ones I have met have all said how much they fancy me then gone on to either not contact again or I actually found out one had assumed a colleagues identity. It seems a lot of men on this site like the idea of an affair but when faced with the real thing can't handle it. It is no wonder the genuine women have given way on this site to the working girls because from my experience the men on IE deserve what they get.

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  • Ma
    Marcus_hants Mar 27, 2017
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    This site is a total scam, once you have joined they keep taking money from your account, there is nowhere on the site to stop the payments (£99/month) ... YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!

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  • Sp
    Splendidpig Sep 04, 2016

    Trying it again this year after a long break. Its not much different than in previous years, just a lot more redundancies to work through. The usual smattering of vague messages either starting with or leading to suggestions of 'sexy and exciting thoughts or feelings'. These scuttle off if you call their bluff, by asking for a contact number. Surprising, if you consider it has all the credentials for a working girl trying to get customers. Managed to actually chat with a potential buddy, got to arranging a date but she bailed. She talked about not being ready, needing a real connection etc. The profile was a boast she couldn't not fulfill, well there you go. I have to say the women seem to have given up. They are tiring of trying to keep pace with it all and they just don't have the time, resources, stamina or passion for it. Will hang out till the membership ends, but I think its time to pack it in, as it now just seems a rather will silly situation altogether.

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  • Re
    Reviewer74384 Feb 29, 2016
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    Firstly I had never even heard of this site but last week I started to receive emails from 'Sarah hartley' using '[email protected]' it said at the end of the email to click 'unsubscribe', if I don't want to receive the emails, however clicking of this activated a whole 'sea' of emails... I receive on average 10 emails daily. This company or at least whoever is using this email address is fake and untrustworthy. I want the emails to stop.i would also like to find out how they got my email address and my name since I had not had any dealings with them.

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  • W2
    W211 Nov 09, 2013
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    I have been a member of IE off and on for a while. My experience is that about 80% of the ladies are windowshoppers/ timewasters/ online therapy seekers/flirts/the curious/ bored housewives/ girls looking for a sugardaddy/ escorts/ scammers/misandrists.

    The site is not a scam and there are some very genuine ladies on there indeed seeking a relationship ranging from one off sex to a new partner and everything in between. I have met several with varying success.

    Its expensive for men and free for women which is sexist and illegal.The site purports to have a policy that they charge both men and women depending on which sex has the preponderance of members at the time, and of course they make sure that its always men.

    The fact that men pay a lot and women dont means that its not a level playing field. Women can and do take a long term casual approach, wheras men, understandably, wish to see some results. This leads to a mis match in attitudes and motivation as well as encouraging timewasting bored women who have no intention of meetong anyone.

    I have also used Badoo which is free and far more effective, but it requires a profile picture so is obviously not discreet.

    In summary, give it a go but be aware of the sites limitations and business ethos.

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  • Ga
    Galahad Oct 15, 2013
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    I joined 3 years ago and had some success with a few women in my area agreeing to meet me. I met one nice chinese lady but we were never available at the same time so it went nowhere. There were one or two other I could have met but my schedule was tight. The next time I joined was less impressive - and I decided never to re-join - partly because I hardly ever have spare time but also I could see that unless you are a dish - you are unlikely to hear back from women. I do get emails from IE trying to get me to rejoin. As for the guys on here that don't have any luck at all and claim it's a scam - try to evaluate it from the lady point of view. Dozens of messages and photos a day - they're going to choose the best - and you're just not it - particularly as your are choosing th hottest babes..

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  • Bb
    BBB61 Jul 28, 2013
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    Hotcrossbun said "Like i said previously BBB61 what women with any intelligence would bother to answer a man with a bad attitude! look the word ignorant up in a dictionary, it sums you up perfectly!!!"

    And your comment above demonstrates how ignorant and rude you are. If a man takes the time to write a decent message then pray tell me how they can tell if he has a bad attitude? It's not asking much for someone to send a quick reply back saying "thanks for your message but I don't think we would get on", yet you berate me because I question the lack of courtesy from those who can't be bothered to send a simple and polite reply. You need to take a reality check because accusing someone of having a "bad attitude" and of being "ignorant" because they complain about those who demonstrate a lack of basic courtesy clearly shows you to be the one with the attitude problem, not me. You are the one showing a complete lack of intelligence.

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  • Sa
    Sadly Apr 25, 2013

    I found my partner on this site and eventually tracked down which woman he was dating. My partner said he was 56. But he is 66 and then says he is honest. Once I went onto the site as he had his photograph on display and pretended to be someone else and he fell for it . We were about to see each other when I sai I could not be dishonest to my partner and would have to leave the site. I nearly made a date with him that would be funny to see his face when I turned up. I have been depressed about this for two years but have decided to be strong and find life for myself but not on thos dating site. I feel very let down by someone I have been with for 23 years. I feel the site is just like the places I saw in Bangkok men paying money for sex disgusting

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  • Em
    emmalopez Jan 20, 2013

    How do they not get caught? Is there some secret email service that they use? Even the CIA head got caught.

    I have heard of a secret email service called Flagebuzz, anybody know if it works well?

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  • Ba
    badluke Clifton Nov 08, 2012
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    its free for women or people claiming to be women so there is the whole spectrum of potential partners real and factious... in time you will spot who is what and realise that the number of actual users is in fact very small...I did a non specific search for women 'on line' in hampshire every day for a month...same 8 to 10 people every day... some, most logged onto the site but not seemingly actually there.
    VKs seem to be sent randomly by the administrator to get men to subscribe to read fake messages from stunning 25 year olds women looking to meet men aged 25 to 99... All the criticism on this site is basically true but if you work at it there are some real ladies(?) on the site...the subscriptions are just greedy the site is fun but not actually much better than any of the other 'free' sites!...if their subscriber figures are true they have got a bigger turnover than B&Q

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  • Sa
    Sans reproche Mar 18, 2012
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    A lot of the negative comments here strike a chord. I subscribed (male, £150) and found it a very negative experience. The vast majority of members are no longer active. The majority of messages you send ellicit no response at all. The most honest and courteous on the site are the ones who say thanks but no thanks. Of those that respond they chat for a while and then simply go quiet. They don't respond even when you know they are on line. I agree with wavy Davy. Most of the women on this site are here to get the ego boost of male attention but are not serious about meeting, and are just playing games. Some of the "ladies" are not what they claim to be, and there are some real misfits. I did arrange one meeting but had difficulty finding the location. When I phoned the lady she began to nag me! Utter waste of money. Still looking for a genuine site, but not sure such a thing exists.

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  • Ed
    EddietheEagle Jan 01, 2012

    Total scam. Do not waste you money! Offers no more than dating sites charging a fraction of the price. Fake female profiles and messages. They should be banned! Go to Undercover Lovers instead. Much cheaper and real ladies seeking affairs.

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  • Ed
    EddietheEagle Jan 01, 2012

    Definitely a scam. Fake female profiles, fake messages (Illicit Encounters even admit to this in the small print of their Terms & Conditions), outrageously expensive, any real women on the site have not been active for months, a total waste of money. A better bet is UndercoverLovers.com where I've met some lovely ladies, one of whom I'm currently conducting a clandestine affair with.

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  • Br
    brettwozzer Dec 18, 2011
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    I must admit that in coming here to register my complaint, I was very amused by artpoet's post. He's arty, a poet, knows what women want and is more fortunate than the punters here because he's had the good fortune to spend time with lovely ladies! I don't know why Mr Wonderful found himself on a dating website in the first place but, if someone this deluded has a complaint to register it brought my minor gripe into perspective. I wonder if the lovely ladies he spends time with are those he refers to at the end of his post?

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  • Od
    oddbloke Dec 01, 2011

    I have used IE 4 times. I met several women and had sex with 3. It was a reasonable success considering the time, effort and costs involved. I expect it would cost as much if you are looking for women and treating yourself to new clothes and grooming, joining clubs and generally spending time on the scene. Although most of the women are usually willing to split any costs on the date.

    I found that using the site as a tool is not much different from what happens in real life. You have to make a start and you learn how to progress. Some men become quite accomplished at it. It can be an uphill struggle at times and there will be many disappointments. But usually its down to luck, that you have coincided with a compatible woman. And that's about as close as it happens in real life anyway.

    You can ignore the women who 'solicit' you, and set about approaching any others. My successful encounters came from profiles with no photos and a minimal description. They left the site having had their fill of the 'lifestyle'. So I think the more genuine adventurers have a limited window of opportunity, and that's why I say its sheer luck that you coincide with them.

    The women who remain on the site are altogether a mixed bunch and it would become very time consuming and expensive to attempt to work with them. That's where you would make a real fool of yourself. They are the professional sex workers, gold diggers, feckless and inadequate. But they all operate entirely under their own terms of engagement and you would have no say in how that works.

    So its worth a try, but its not worth getting hung up about it.

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  • Ch
    Chromeplayer Oct 12, 2011

    Look, I hope this is the Ultimate review for IE. It is an expensive site, and I still suspect they encourage women members to send you messages once your membership has expired to entice you to renew. They have denied this, of course they would, as I did confront them.
    The site itself is riddled with idiots, both men and women. I have met some wonderful women, spoken to them, and been on a couple of dates as well. I wouldn't renew again as I'm getting a bit fed up with the novelty. Some women won't reply to your messages, but in my case I think it's to do with the fact I'm Asian. It's not racism or anything but there is certainly a compatibility issue, and I can accept that. Now and again I will send messages to women who I think are pig ugly, dumb or just unrealsitic in their demands. I will be blunt and do my best to upset them, makes it far more fun. It's nice to read their replies, they sound so desperate.
    Other sites similar to this that are free are all smutty, lewd and let's face it, crap.

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  • Bo
    boo bear Sep 04, 2011

    The site is a con, certainly the UK one ! I have not joined but the number of enquiries I get from women is unbelievable, but I have to join to contact them ! If they were so interested then they could just provide an email address in their initial message ! There is no control of these dating sites. A few years ago I joined match.com and I had about 1 message every 2 weeks, yet on illicit encounters I get 10 messages a day ! Wow never been so popular, they would like you to think.

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  • Cl
    clever cat Jul 01, 2011

    I have been on this site for just over a week and I had so many versatile responses from men seeking affairs --ehm in different 'shape or form'. There are some genuine gentle men wanting to pursue 'quality- vanity affairs' but in my experience there are some creepy city workers pretending they want an affair but all they interested is keeping you either on the site or on msn for a 30 min chat leading on to an 'up-market intel- type sex-talk' because they cannot afford the 35p/min 'common sextalk' . They are mainly 'broker types' as they worked out that -despite the £130 monthly fee - it is cheaper to talk 'up-market dirty' via this site then spending money making expensive phonecalls...neverthless they have no intention 'to cheat' for real, just pushing the boundaries re: 'talk the talk without walkin the walk'... Ladies- Beware of those! - do not give your valuable time despite your free membership...

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  • Th
    Thomas the Manc Engine Jun 17, 2011

    Illicit Encounters has got to be one of the biggest cons on the world wide web. £130 a month for a dating site offering nothing more than others, and in my experience, even fewer real women. I've been a member of several married dating sites and now differentiate between those that have fake female profiles from which are sent bucket loads of fake messages (Illicit Encounters seem to me to be one of the worst offenders), and the few that play fair like Undercover Lovers and Loving Links. Save your money and avoid IE like an STD!!

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  • Mo
    Mossfinn Jun 16, 2011

    I joined MA and IE just over 3 weeks ago. My experience of MA is that it is a complete con. I have switched off my e mail link as every day I receive loads of messages which turn out to be spam of new joiners sent by admin. When I do send a message it is either bounced back or no reply and my profile is viewed once every few days. I did speak to one lady who was leaving and gave me her private e mail address. From her, I learned that MA is a whole lot of dating sites combined. I had to threaten action to get my re occurring subs cancelled.

    My experience of IE has been totally different. Over the same period I have spoken to countless women and still am, have had 7 dates in 3 weeks with another tomorrow, spoken on text and phone to many others and my profile has been viewed nearly 300 times.

    On any site that is free to join there will be scammers and cons. However, there are many many genuine ladies. The majority of mails I have sent have corresponded with a look at my profile and, whilst many have had no response, many have had a polite no thanks and others have led to conversation.

    In real life people will try to rip you off, more so on here but if you dont act like a fool and rush in, this is a very good site.

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  • Db
    dbraun Jun 04, 2011

    I am a woman, I am positively surprised by illicit encounters, I joined last week. I get about 30 messages a day, and most of them are very witty, funny, and clever, and targeted towards my profile text. I feel sorry that I cannot reply to all of them! So far, I met two men, and they were both very cultured, genuinly nice, sophisticated, funny, and it was a pleasure to have dinner with them. My experience with a single dating site (dating direct) was not so good, the men I met were either players or weirdos. And for that one I had to pay!! Ladies, if you are comfortable with the idea of having an affair with a married man, join illicit encounters.

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  • Al
    Allbut nice Apr 12, 2011

    I have used the website and as a woman found the majority of men to be sex starved in every way shape and form. I was a tiny bit lucky or so I thought, to chat to a truck driver who after a day or so started each conversation by asking what colour panties I was wearing for that day, I did laugh but after a week in really did hack me of, then he wanted me to talk dirty well I wont lower myself to say why. No I wont be back on IllicitEncounters because it is full of dirty old men xx

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  • Ha
    happilymarried Mar 07, 2011

    'Do you N take N to be your husband/wife...will you love, honour, comfort and protect him/her...and FORSAKING ALL OTHERS be FAITHFUL to him/her as long as you both shall live?' These are the promises of marriage...if you can't keep that promise you made to your spouse the decent thing to do is be honest with them, not have an 'illicit encounter' behind their back. The whole concept of the site is just wrong and if people get scammed and taken advantage of then I would suggest it serves you right for trying to be dishonest yourself.

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  • Hy
    hyacinthdisort Feb 24, 2011
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    Please be aware. Women do pay for this site now. There are other alternative site out there that are totally free. I suggest you google to find them

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  • Hm
    hmmmmmmmmmmm Feb 18, 2011
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    I'm female and have just started using IE. It was recommended to me by another female friend as being somewhere with nice, genuine men (as well as the inevitable weird ones) and that's been my experience. Personally I haven't messaged anyone as I prefer to wait for people who might be interested to contact me - but I've had lots of messages and have replied to almost all and am having a couple of really lovely conversations. To the men who join but don't get replies, I would suggest you think again about what you are saying in your messages. Women aren't obliged to reply to you if you don't sound like their type, or if you sound creepy or they don't like the look of you. Sorry, but it is just like the real world! Paying your membership fee doesn't entitled you to automatic adoration...

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  • Ho
    hotcrossbun Feb 16, 2011
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    I have just read the recent comments & not one to generally go on, but i feel compelled to add again my thoughts.My experience on the site has been just like life in general, full of different people! the lonely, the needy, the weirdos & those you just don't like or fancy, then there's those you just click with & want to have fun with, its called chemistry! (i have enjoyed fantastic times for nearly 2yrs now, yes with the same man)I do genuinely feel for those men (I say men, as its those who are mainly complaining)who have payed money thinking it would guarantee a women for sexual liaisons..It is not an escort agency!! and i advise you seek medical help!! nobody is obliged to answer your emails in 24hrs or ever! for that matter!. GET REAL the women haven't replied because they aren't feeling you, THATS LIFE GET OVER IT.. AN ADULT WOULD..STOP! blaming the organisers, they are only offering a service of contact which YOU chose to PAY for, the rest is up to the individuals.YES WOMEN beware of men too, but don't you do that every day! i say it again!!! use your intelligence and gut feeling.

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  • Ho
    hotcrossbun Feb 16, 2011
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    P.S.BBC6i, as my PC crashed! As an intelligent women i have only replied to you as its a complaints board! I do understand why your not getting what you want at home though! if i was your wife you'd get nothing but a plate over your head!!!

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  • Ho
    hotcrossbun Feb 16, 2011
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    Like i said previously BBB61 what women with any intelligence would bother to answer a man with a bad attitude! look the word ignorant up in a dictionary, it sums you up perfectly!!!

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  • Bb
    BBB61 Feb 14, 2011
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    Hotcrossbun, it doesn't take much for a female member at IE to send a reply to someone saying "thanks, but no thanks". It's called courtesy. I stand by my comments about the ignorant women members who can't be bothered to reply to messages. There is no excuse for such behaviour. IE's fees for men are ridiculous, and I concur with the experience of those who started receiving plenty of messages after their gold membership expired. The same happened to me. For a site that claims to be "exclusive" their tactics and pricing structure are very dubious.

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  • Cu
    cute75 Feb 09, 2011

    I have created 2 profiles in (male and females) in IE. for female profile I got 40+ messages within a day
    for male profile I got around 2 messages( these two females not viewed my profile). There may be a few genenuine females members. Looks like there are plenty male members trying thier luck. IE claims by putting 120+ gbp they are trying to reduce non-serious members. Though thier intention may be right, however there are many genuie female members on that site, which proves chances of meeting a female is less.
    Is is the same with most of the sites. I tried adultfriendfinder, Met 2 ladies. There are few serious member here.
    ultimate site is fabswingers.com (free site), there are hell lot of serious members. intially the resposne was poor, however i could meet 3 women and one girl so far .

    it is upto the men, if they dont mind spending few bucks they can try any site.
    fab is worth.

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  • Ie
    ie police Feb 05, 2011
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    Illicit Encounters is a site on which I have made loads of false profiles. I find out as much information on each guy who contacts me, learn all I can and then shop them to their wives and partners. The site is making money out of lies and the heartbreak of others. Ask yourself this, as a guy how would you feel if your wife was on the site looking? I bet you wouldn't be so keen on the site then. Ok for you but you would be hurt if it was you being cheated on. Your actions could bring disease into your family and your wife hasn't any say in it. I will continue to create false profiles on that site and out all I find. You have been warned!

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  • Co
    Coleman007 Jan 31, 2011
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    Taking advantage of lonely men to rip them off is pathetic, and so is the website's service. It is definitely a scam, with the capital S! Once you fill out your profile, the management will start sending messages from 'admirers' who are, as a matter of fact, Illicitencounters empoyees, using fake profiles.
    In fact, once you pay the ridiculously fee to join, those messages will decrease, until they stop popping into your inbox. If you write, say one hundred messages, you'll receive one reply on average. After two days I realized that the site was a ripp off, contacted the management to claim a refund, with a fair explanation. 24 Hours and no reply. A day later I was contacted by 'this lovely lady' who asked me to correspond with her on messenger. After 5 minutes I received an email from the management saying that I could not be refunded because I made use of their services. Silly me, I didn't realise that that lovely lady was working for Illicitencounters. Her MSN messenger profile had 200 contacts, made over 2 months... disappointed customers, or reffund claimers shall we say! Have a crazy night out with those money and you'll be much happier.

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  • Ed
    EdwardRochester3 Jan 25, 2011
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    This post and the negative comments added have obviously been created by a competitor of Illicit Encounters - the big American one, initials 'A' and 'M' immediately comes to mind - since it is so completely at odds with the real experience of IE that both I and the positive commentators above have encountered. There is a patently better ratio of genuine women to men on Illicit Encounters than any of the others (I've been on them all!). It's the only one that has produced real results for me. The kind of mud slinging going on here is both untrue and childish in the extreme.

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  • Sa
    sandra123418 Jan 22, 2011
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    My best friend went on illicit encounters for 4 months, and as a decent lady looking for friendship she found this site dangerous to women. she met one man and he had lied on his profile and he was charming at first but she soon found out he had a dark side. He came over as a gentleman, well dressed. but was a property developer who lived in one of his houses he owned but went home to ispswich at the weekend. Beware ladies some of these men are not what they seem, she found out he smoked weed. He was an x photographer so she felt there was more to him than he was telling a weird experience for her. she had not done anything like this before and I can tell you it learnt her a lesson. never again she told me. this pervert bragged he went to certain places and paid to watch a young girl stripping, whilst on golf trips, and got angry with her when asked how many women he had been with.
    I feel sorry for his partner who did not really know him. He even showed her pics of his partner and her daughters. scary experience. Watch out ladies for finefriend on there. He is not what he seems to be. He lures women under false pretences of who he is. The awful thing they can pay there money and keep going on there under different names as the women can as well. DO NOT USE THIS SITE LADIES. IT IS NOT WHAT IT SAYS IN THE MAGAZINES. IT CAN BE DANGEROUS!

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  • Jo
    JohnnyGoLightly2 Jan 17, 2011

    Sorry, gotta disagree. I have used IllicitEncounters.com twice, once 2 years ago and currently, and I don't believe it's a scam. Sure there are some dodgy profiles but THESE TYPES OF PROFILES ARE ON ALL SITES...at least on IE they are outnumbered by genuine females. The payment is a bit of a downside (I'm really not that well off so over 100 to me is a real scrape), but I feel it's been worth it. I've had two full-blown 'affairs', and a series of flings, all with lovely, bright women. A very happy man sits here :)

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  • Od
    oddchappie Jan 13, 2011

    There are women on the site who have no real in interest in an affair. They are usually too far away to make an affair practicable or affordable. If you do actually get to talk to them, they sound depressing and can quickly find a point at which to end the call. Its a wonder why they persist in using the site.

    However there are some women who are genuinely looking for an affair, and with them its the same playing field as elsewhere in life. Only that if you do make contact there is more likelihood you could have an affair with them, presuming they find you attractive and enjoy your company. The site simply provides more possibilities, so if you don't mind spending a bit, it could lead to something special.

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  • Ed
    EdwardRochester3 Jan 04, 2011
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    I've been a member of IE off and on for a year after various disappointments on other dating websites. Not only have a met 3 lovely ladies via the site with whom I've had liaisons, but I've also identified a couple of spammers on the site and been rewarded with free full membership upgrades. To those who feel ripped off I say give it another go. To those who think they have received fake messages, let IE know and you too may get a freebie!

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  • Ed
    EdwardRochester3 Dec 21, 2010
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    Have to disagree with you Mark. I've had two affairs via Illicit Encounters in addition to dozens of sparkling (and saucy!) conversations. I've yet to receive a message from a lady with whom I did not at least have a nice chat. By a law of averages, according to your logic, one or more of these must have been unreal - but they seemed perfectly genuine to me. I've been on online dating sites for years and can tell which sites are using fakes. In my experience IE are not. I can only think you're approaching women in the wrong way.

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