Jdate, Christian Mingle Owner Ordered to Pay Back Customers

(Bloomberg) -- The owner of the Jdate and Christian Mingle dating websites was ordered to pay up to $985,000 in restitution to users whose subscriptions were automatically renewed or who were denied refunds.

Spark Networks USA LLC, the sites’ owner, was fined $500,000 in penalties as part of a negotiated resolution, according to a statement Monday by the Los Angeles district attorney’s office.

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