Well this will go down as your worst blind date ever.

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Inside the Law: Bad Date Extortion Dine and Dash

October 26, 2018 - 4:30 am

By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- ​Well, this will go down as your worst blind date ever.  

A California man was arrested and charged with ten felonies after he went on dates with women, ordered and ate pricey meals, and then disappeared without paying any of the bill. Eight of the women paid the whole bill, while in two cases the restaurants paid the bill. 

Not sure which is worse for the self-esteem. 

Either way, the man has been charged with being a huge jerk, which is not actually a crime as anyone who's ever gone on a blind date can tell you. He was really charged with extortion. 

Extortion? How? 

Under California law, extortion is the crime of obtaining property from another through the wrongful use of force or fear. The complaint doesn't specify how this was a use of force or fear, except maybe the idea that the victim would be too embarrassed to complain, which sounds like a stretch, so we'll see if the charges actually stick.

But now that he has been arrested, his photo is all over the internet so he will have trouble picking up a meal ticket.