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And while that doesn’t make what happened in this case any less awful, this is about a sick, twisted individual with no prior criminal record, not an entire community of men and women looking to meet each other.” Unfortunately, Beckman isn’t the only woman to come forward in recent years to complain about the site’s applicant screening practices.
In 2011, Carole Markin, a TV producer in Hollywood sued after being sexually assaulted in her home by a man who turned out to be a convicted sex offender.
Now serving a life sentence in Blaine County, Idaho, he is suspected of having drugged and raped 10 women he met online.
Violent assault isn’t the only problem with online dating.
These sites are also popular with scam artists who meet up with people and scam them out of money.
He was eventually arrested and later committed suicide in jail.
Beckman is now suing for its failure to properly screen applicants.