in today’s “SMH” news…
Jared Rosenthal purchased an RV, tagged it with the catch phrase “Whose Your Daddy?” and hit the streets, selling on the spot DNA tests.
CBS News reports:
“They flag us down, they pull us over, they talk to us,” owner and operator Jared Rosenthal said Wednesday. “Sometimes, because of the nature of the services, they want to be a little more discreet about it, but they do come or they’ll call the number.”
In this business, Rosenthal said he deals with all kinds of crazy situations all day, every day.
“We have people that want to get the specimen from their spouse without them knowing about it,” Rosenthal said. “We deal with a lot of drama, it’s constant drama.”
There have been instances where men have walked in with a baby to give DNA samples only to find out later they’re not related.
When asked by CBS 2’s Dave Carlin why he was taking the DNA test from the traveling truck, one unidentified man explained, “I’m paying child support anyways and I would do it anyways. You just want to know.”
“There’s a lot of difficult situations and tough moments and heartbreak,” Rosenthal said, adding that there are happy endings as well. “There’s a lot of good news that we’re able to deliver and there’s a lot of happy moments.”
Rosenthal charges anywhere from $300 to $600 and results are available within a few business days.
I say he should add HIV & STD testing for people on their first dates…business should quadruple.