OKCupid is one of the most popular dating sites and is free to sign up initially.

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Singles is a new site with a ton of bells and whistles, but also maintains a clean and uncluttered site. Membership also puts your profile at the top of the search lists and it gives you access to their compatibility matching system.

And there is a class action lawsuit pending in the U. District Court that claims more than 60 percent of the profiles on are fraudulent -- something spokesman Matthew Traub calls an "unfounded allegation in a money-seeking litigation." Then there is another, perhaps darker, side to the consumer complaints: People reporting that they were bilked out of money by those they connected with through an online dating site.

The Better Business Bureau listed online dating sites among its top 10 scams for 2011, and one consumer advocacy group says its members have lost millions from online dating scams.

Many haven't been on the dating scene for decades and, feeling lonely and vulnerable, turn to their nearest computer for help.

What they find is a plethora of online dating sites that promise romance, true love and fun.Is it a case of looking for love in all of the wrong places, or just a few bad apples in an otherwise happy bushel?Truth is, many boomers often reach their 50s and older and find themselves uncoupled, either through death or divorce; they don't know where to turn.Online dating services are booming businesses, and the boomers who are joining them are doing so in big numbers.People aged 50 and older represent 25 percent of membership on the popular dating site -- a 45 percent jump in the last five years, a spokesman said.We believe that real happiness starts with a truly like-minded match, which is why our passion is helping compatible singles connect.