Kay Hammond, the internet businesswoman who auctioned herself online, cannot find the man who bid more than £250,000 for her.
The auction for the hand of Ms Hammond ended on QXL last month after attracting over 38,000 hits, but only two bids above the reserve price of £250,000.
But the winner, Ben Webb, has gone to ground and cannot be found, and Hammond has written it off as a bogus bid.
In a statement Hammond said: "I was very disappointed when I found out that the bids were not genuine. I would have been happy to marry anyone who came up with the cash."
However, she is not bitter at her internet experience and says that although she is still looking for a special someone, "I am very busy at work at the moment. Now I am not sure I would have had time for a husband anyway."
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